Bridges may just be a way to get from Point A to Point B, but to travelers, some bridges are the Point B.
Causeway administrators say a Trump proposal to provide $125 million for bridge improvements won’t interfere with their plan to raise tolls in four months.
A high-profile Lake Pontchartrain Causeway improvement initiative is on a list of about 50 projects compiled by President Donald Trump’s advisers for possible federal funding. The projects total some $137 billion as the new White House seeks to determine its priorities for investments, the Kansas City Star and McClatchy Washington Bureau reported Wednesday (Jan. 25).
A list of about 50 nationwide infrastructure projects was made by Donald Trump’s team when he was president-elect to determine investment priorities, according to documents obtained by McClatchy’s Kansas City Star and The News Tribune.
Less than a week into the Trump administration, the Causeway Commission is finding out that the bridge’s $103 million dollar improvement project is now on a priority list for federal funding.
Hi everyone, since we’re in fog season, which affects our Causeway commutes frequently, I’ve noticed a lot of frustration with folks not feeling like they’re being informed quickly enough of bridge issues.
The Causeway Commission issued an advisory Thursday afternoon after experiencing a problem on the northbound lanes.
The northbound span of the Causeway is closed until further notice to large vehicles, including 18-wheelers, buses, dump trucks, RVs and vehicles pulling large trailers, according to an announcement issued by Causeway police around 5:20 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 5).