Government officials of Parishes throughout Northeast Louisiana are dedicated to serving the public with the best transportation and water resources possible. We are committed to teamwork, quality, integrity, professionalism, innovation and excellence in serving our communities. Through our excellent transportation, water resources, and public works systems, we have brought Northeast Louisiana forward. We have exceeded businesses’ expectations and we intend to continue to lead the state in public works to enhance the quality of life and economic growth.

Ports and Waterways

The Mississippi River provides water access from Louisiana to 31 states and two Canadian Provinces. You can also view a chart of the ports in Louisiana.

Columbia Port

Columbia Port Commission
Greg Richardson, Port Manager
P.O. Box 367, Columbia, Louisiana 71218
Telephone: (318) 649-0101 • Fax: (318) 649-0203

Greater Ouachita Port

Greater Ouachita Port Commission
Paul Trichel, Port Director
P.O. Box 2039, West Monroe, Lousiana 71294
101 Valley Road, West Monroe, Louisiana 71292
Telephone: 318/388-2764 ext. 228
Fax: 318/361-9474

Lake Providence Port

Lake Providence Port Commission
Wyly Gilfoil, Executive Director
409 Port Road, Lake Providence, Louisiana 71254
Telephone: (318) 559-2365 • Fax: (318) 559-3688
Email: • Website:

Madison Parish Port

Madison Parish Port Commission
Patrick Terry Murphy, Executive Director
Kimmeka Epps, Secretary/Treasurer
PO Box 591
1603 Felicia Avenue, Tallulah, Louisiana 71282
Telephone: (318) 574-2181 Fax 318-574-2677
email address: or


Northeast Louisiana has a wealth of rail services, with six rail companies serving the Northeast Louisiana Region. With a central location to railroads, this excellent rail distribution system makes for an extremely easy nationwide access.

Kansas City Southern

Norfolk Southern

Union Pacific

Canadian National Railway

Burlington Northern Santa Fe


Trucking and Freight

Over 50 companies in the motor freight trucking industry serve the Northeast Louisiana region. The following is a partial list.

  • AAA Cooper Transportation
  • ABF Freight System, Inc.
  • Burke Trucking
  • Cedar Creek of Louisiana
  • Central Freight Lines, Inc
  • Central Transport
  • Charles Lockwood Trucking
  • Consolidated Lines
  • Con-Way Freight
  • CTL Transportation, LLC
  • Dashound Deliveries
  • FedEx Freight
  • Fleetwood Transportation
  • Franks Trucking Co
  • Harper Truck Line, Inc.
  • Hercules Transportation
  • Hook N-Book Express Services
  • J.D. Frost Trucking Co.
  • JW Smith Trucking
  • Jones Truck Lines
  • Lazerspot
  • Littleton Truck Lines, Inc.
  • Louisiana Crane & Trucking
  • Monroe Packaging
  • Monroe Warehouse Co.
  • Old Dominion Freight Line
  • Red Ball
  • Roadway Express
  • SAIA Motor Freight Line, Inc.
  • Southwest Express, Inc
  • Sprinter Transport, Inc.
  • Tidwell Trucking, Inc.
  • Transport USA Brokers
  • Transport, USA
  • Will Transport
  • Yellow Freight Lines


Byerley Airport
Lake Providence, LA

Columbia Airport
Columbia, LA

Delhi Municipal Airport
Delhi, LA

Jonesville Airport
Jonesville, LA

John H. Hooks, Jr Memorial Airport
Rayville, LA

Kelly Airport
Oak Grove, LA

Monroe Regional Airport
Monroe, LA

Morehouse Memorial Airport
Bastrop, LA

Newellton Airport
Newellton, LA

Scott Airport
Tallulah, LA

Tensas Parish Airport
St. Joseph, LA

Union Parish Airport
Farmerville, LA

Vicksburg Tallulah Regional Airport
Tallulah, LA / Vicksburg, MS

Winnsboro Municipal Airport
Winnsboro, LA



Monroe Greyhound Station

Greyhound provides passenger, package and charter service throughout Louisiana and other states. The bus station within the region is in Monroe, Louisiana.

More information
830 US 165 Bypass South
Monroe, Louisiana 71203
Phone: (318) 322-5181
Baggage: (318) 323-9441
Package Express: (318) 323-9441
Charter: (800) 454-2487
Hours of Operation
Station: Monday-Sunday: 4:00 am to 10:00 pm
Holiday: Monday-Sunday: 4:00 am to 10:00 pm
Greyhound Package Express
Monday-Sunday: 4:00 am to 9:30 pm
Holiday: Monday-Sunday: 4:00 am to 9:30 pm

Mayo Tours, Inc.

Mayo Tours offers charter coaches that are equipped with individually controlled air and reading lightsm, reclining seats, televison monitors, video cassette players, PA systems, and clean restrooms. Wireless internet available. We have coaches that are ADA accessible. All vehicles are fully insured and have current licenses from ICC and US DOT.

More information
516 Martin Street
West Monroe, Louisiana 71292
Phone: (318) 325-4581