Friday, July 29, 2005

Progress on I-49

Great news for those who dream of someday being able to drive north out of Louisiana for business or pleasure -- funding for completion of I-49 is in the new federal transportation bill. Coming in just under the wire before the Congressional recess, the bill has terrific implications for Louisiana, so here's the run-down of the deal from the state perspective. With temps lingering in the 90s for the foreseeable future, the idea of someday being able to hop on the interstate and drive to Canada is certainly appealing!