Our well-documented infrastructure needs notwithstanding, these iconic bridges stand out for their form and function.
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway motorists will soon see signs of the upcoming $50 million project to add sections of shoulder to each of the two-lane spans.
Causeway Bridge drivers will notice in July the beginning of work to upgrade the bridge.
Put the phone down and drive.
Causeway Police investigated 54 crashes on the bridge since the beginning of the year. That’s 54 wrecks in a 90-day period.
Thousands of drivers use the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway every day.
Steve Stumpf, chairman of Durr Heavy Construction, died Monday following a wreck on the southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.
Steve Stumpf, chairman of Harahan-based Durr Heavy Construction, died Monday afternoon (April 2) at age 68 following a car crash on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, according to bridge authorities. A spokeswoman for Durr confirmed Stumpf’s death.