BAFB West Gate Project near completion

Barksdale Gate project

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Say hello to shorter wait times on your next visit to Barksdale Air Force Base. Work is almost complete on the West (Main) Gate Project.

You may have noticed crews outside the Visitor Center over the last few months.

The Visitor Center at the West Gate of Barksdale Air Force Base underwent facility upgrades to better streamline the process in administering guest passes.
The Visitor Center at the West Gate of Barksdale Air Force Base underwent facility upgrades to better streamline the process in administering guest passes.

Officials were renovating the building to allow them to administer more passes and streamline the overall process for visitors and contractors to gain access to the base.

Early this year, base security was also increased at the same gate with the installation of removable bollards designed to slow in and outbound traffic.

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