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Environmental Impact Statement definition from Wikipedia

John Caruthers
I-49/I-69 Article
circa 2002

It is a Safety Issue.

I-49 Path Aerial Photos

Vision for Growth: Bloggers at the ShreveportTimes.com, August 2007

New U.S. DOT Rule Allows States Flexibility to Build Roads and Bridges Faster

Arkansas commits to last 4 miles to Louisiana Line: - Gard Wayt "Getting It Done"
I-49 North Coalition 8-29-07

I-69 is Priority, Great......

People With "A Passion" Can Make The Difference

100 Cow Town? We Think Not

Progress...Look At The Map. It's Pretty Simple. Straight Path through The City & Everyone Wins.

Governor-Elect Bobby Jindal appoints Bill Ankner as Director of LA DOTD
(Dated: 12-28-07)

Hwy. 3132 Buckles in Heat....Not Cost Effective for I-49


What's Wrong with This Photo?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How much would the total construction cost of I-49 (from Arkansas to I-20 at Murphy Street) have been if the Louisiana Legislature acted in 1977, when first asked?

A: In the neighborhood of $85 million total. Note as of June 1, 2007, the projected total construction cost is over $800 Million.


Q: In 1977, when a delegation from North Louisiana met with then Arkansas Governor, David Pryor, how did Pryor respond when asked about Arkansas' will to build I-49 in a time efficient manner?

A: Pryor told everyone in attendance: "Don't worry about Arkansas' committment, you better worry about the politicians in your own state (Louisiana)." Note: Arkansas currently has built I-49 within 4 miles of the Louisiana border (since 2006). Louisiana as of June 1, 2007 has yet to pour the first ounce of concrete on I-49 (North of Shreveport).