Louisiana, USACE Sign Agreement

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and other top Louisiana officials have signed a formal agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin construction on the deepening of the Lower Mississippi River to 50 feet from 45 feet. This project will provide deep draft access to the ports at Baton Rouge, New Orleans, South Louisiana, St. Bernard and Plaquemines. “This is a great day for the people of Louisiana ... [+]

Louisiana ranks No. 2 for infrastructure investment

Louisiana ranks No. 2 among U.S. states for infrastructure investment that supports economic growth, according to Site Selection magazine. In the magazine’s first Global Groundwork Index, nations and states were evaluated for significant investment in corporate facilities combined with significant investment in roads, bridges, airport, pipelines, railroads and more. Louisiana ranked behind ... [+]

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