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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Mayor Broome Announces MOVEBR Design Selections

BATON ROUGE, La. — November 5, 2020 — Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced this evening that Huval & Associates Inc. has been selected to design the Airline Highway, North Capacity Project; and Stantec Consulting Services Inc. has been selected to design the Airline Highway, South Capacity Project, two of the largest projects in the $1 billion MOVEBR Transportation Improvement Program. The selections were made by the City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge Engineers and Surveyors Selection Board.

 

These projects, totaling $100 million, will be completed in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Designs should be ready for public input by 2022. The Airline Highway projects will be completed in two phases.

 

Airline Highway North 

 

The Airline Highway North phase will add another lane in each direction and provide necessary shoulder, gutter and curb upgrades from the Airline Highway from Florida Boulevard to I-110.

 

Project Concept Report: https://movebr.brla.gov/assets/documents/concept-reports/37-Airline-North-web.pdf 

 

Airline Highway South

 

The Airline Highway South phase will add another lane in each direction and provide necessary shoulder, gutter and curb upgrades from the parish line to Bluebonnet Boulevard.

 

Project Concept Report: https://movebr.brla.gov/assets/documents/concept-reports/38-Airline-South-web.pdf

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