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“Flooded roads can put Louisianians at risk, and this funding will help elevate LA Highway 1 to make travel in Lafourche Parish safer.”

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $135 million in federal funding from the Department of Transportation to build approximately 8.3 miles of elevated highway between Leeville Bridge and Golden Meadow as part of the LA Highway 1 Improvement Project.

“Flooded roads can put Louisianians at risk, and this funding will help elevate LA Highway 1 to make travel in Lafourche Parish safer,” said Kennedy.