Tammany Trace - Closures

EGGStravaganza and Rubber Duck Regatta

The Fourth Annual Kids Town EGGStravaganza and Rubber Duck Regatta will be held on the Green at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington, Louisiana. This event will be a fun, family-friendly event guaranteed to be a great time! There will be entertainment for all ages, food, Easter Egg Hunts and of course the Rubber Duck Regatta held in the Pond at Lakeview Regional Medical Center. All proceeds will go to the building and upkeep of Kids Town located on Koop Drive in Mandeville, Louisiana.

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 A four-part project to repair and reconstruct sections of the Tammany Trace is underway. Each of the four locations will undergo mill and overlay, and in some areas complete reconstruction. Approximately 3,562 linear feet of the path will be repaired when the project is completed.

The project will encompass four areas along the Trace including the first segment, 1155 linear feet, in the Covington area; the second location expected to begin in February in the Mandeville area, 826 linear feet; and the third and fourth locations in the Lacombe area, expected to begin in March and April, a combined 1581 linear feet. Each location will take approximately 30 days to complete, barring any weather delays. Segments of the Trace under construction will be closed to users. Parish Government will release maps in advance of construction for each area, as dates are subject to change. The budgeted cost for this project is $236,058, and Leon Lowe and Sons, Inc. is the contractor.  

These areas may be closed during the construction times. Please check with the Tammany Trace Trailhead office at 985-867-9490 for more information. We appreciate your patience.

For KIDS Konnection Rental Information please contact the Children's Museum of St. Tammany at 985-888-1555 or visit their website at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

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Originally a corridor for the Illinois Central Railroad, the Tammany Trace is now a hike and bike trail that spans from downtown Covington, through Abita Springs, Mandeville and Lacombe and ends in Slidell. A separate equestrian path parallels the Trace in several places. St. Tammany Parish government purchased the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad corridor on December 20, 1992. With the help of grants and federal dollars, St. Tammany Parish government has asphalted 31 miles, remodeled railroad trestles into pedestrian bridges, and maintained the Trace.

   21490 Koop Drive Mandeville, LA   985-867-9490  crt@stpgov.org

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