Causeway awards $2.5 million contract to remove turnaround

The Causeway Commission awarded a $2.5 million contract Wednesday (Nov. 2) to demolish what’s left of the old 9-mile turnaround, a vestige of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway when it was a single, two-lane bridge between 1956 and 1969. Commissioners voted 4-0 to give the work to low bidder L&A Contracting of Hattiesburg, Miss.

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