I-49 Connector

Lafayette launches outreach on I-49 connector design; Durel: Let’s ‘take lemons and make champagne’

Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK --  Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel speaks during a Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, press conference to announce the kickoff of Lafayette Consolidated Government's Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant  work in the planning and development of an I-49 corridor through downtown Lafayette. The event was held at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center in Lafayette, La.

City-parish government launched an effort Tuesday to make sure the planned Interstate 49 Connector through Lafayette does more good than harm. The state Department of Transportation and Development in October began gathering public input for the design of the mostly elevated 5.5-mile stretch of interstate through Lafayette, a road project that has… Continue reading →

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