Louisiana may finally be in line for federal money to repair widespread ecological damage to the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet shipping channel.
To stem the tide against state closures of unsafe bridges, Louisiana will receive $270 million in federal funds to fix locally owned off-system bridges.October 7, 2022
Louisiana has qualified for an $86.6 million loan from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fund an interchange at U.S. Highway 90 and Louisiana Highway 3073 as part of a future Interstate 49 South corridor project.August 25, 2022
Louisiana is working out details in a new experiment enabling trucks to carry two 20-foot containers in tandem to and from its ports to alleviate supply chain issues exacerbated by congestion and driver shortages.July 7, 2022
President Joe Biden recently enacted a government funding bill that provides nearly $30 billion in emergency aid to assist Louisiana and the nearby region that are still recovering from Hurricane Ida.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Sept. 2 pledged robust federal help for the Northeastern and Gulf states battered by Hurricane Ida and for Western states beset by wildfires — with the catastrophes serving as deadly reminders that the “climate crisis” has arrived.
A participant in a ring that staged two accidents the same day with two tractor-trailers in New Orleans has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud.October 28, 2020
Four others have been indicted in connection with a sweeping federal investigation into staged accidents with commercial vehicles in the New Orleans area.October 19, 2020
Nine more people have been indicted in connection with a sweeping federal investigation into staged accidents with commercial vehicles in the New Orleans area.September 22, 2020