Causeway railing project delayed as officials ponder plastic rail

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway’s $40 million railing improvement project has been on hold for months as bridge officials consider a Texas firm’s request that its patented fiberglass and plastic rail system be included as an alternative to steel in the project’s bid specifications.

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Luling resident: A big ‘thank you’ to Causeway Police officer that kept us safe

On July 7, at around 4:30 pm, my wife, our daughter and I were on our way home from Madisonville to the south shore driving on the Causeway when suddenly our car began to lurch forward and backward only to finally shut down completely approximately 5 miles from the end of the bridge. It would not restart. Needless to say, it was a very frightening and unnerving experience.

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10 Iconic Bridges of America

Our well-documented infrastructure needs notwithstanding, these iconic bridges stand out for their form and function.

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