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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) will invest $1.5 million in funds for the construction of road infrastructure to support the expansion of Venable Lane from US Highway 165 to the new entrance linking CenturyLink Village at the IBM Building. 

“This money is critical for commercial as well as industrial development for Northeast Louisiana,” said Sen. Kennedy.  “This money will create 80 jobs and preserve 94 jobs.  Private industry is contributing $20 million, making this a true public-private partnership.”