BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Nearly $60 million is headed to Baton Rouge from an infrastructure bill Congress recently passed.
According to U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, the City of Baton Rouge will receive $59,619,429 from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) for highway expansion and improvements to existing infrastructure. Funds from this grant will reportedly be used in the following three projects:
Sen. Cassidy says this funding will reduce traffic and make roads safer to drive on.
“When negotiating and writing the bipartisan infrastructure bill, the need to improve our roads in the Capitol Region and around the state was a top priority,” he said.
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