Briefing to Louisiana Legislature Joint Transportation Committee

On the morning of August 24, 2022 representatives of the project team provided a status briefing to Louisiana legislators:  Senators and State Representatives comprising the Joint Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. DOTD project manager Nicholas Olivier, P.E. opened the presentation providing a general project overview and description of the organizational structure of the project team. Consultant James Taylor, AICP delivered the briefing of project timeline, construction sequence, and community amenities by referencing a set of 29 on-screen exhibit slides. Following the presentation, questions posed by the legislators were answered primarily by Olivier, by DOTD Director of Communications Rodney Mallett, and by lead engineer Robert Schmidt, P.E.


A copy of the on-screen presentation is available for download below.


A video recording of the Joint Transportation Committee Meeting provided by the State through the Louisiana House of Representatives website may be viewed by clicking the link below.

Watch video of meeting