Inattentive drivers are Lake Pontchartrain Causeway’s biggest safety problem, bridge executive says

Inattentive drivers on theĀ Lake Pontchartrain Causeway are the prime reason for wrecks along the heavily-traveled span, its general manager said Tuesday. Fourteen vehicles have gone over the side and into the lake in the past 20 years, Carlton Dufrechou, the bridge’s top executive, told the New Orleans Regional Planning.

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