Topic: PERKINS RAMPS

Thomas Bryan

Comment: I understand the Perkins road exit has to be demolished to add the additional eastbound lane, BUT why can’t the exit be redone in the same place afterwards since the area already exists? Thanks Response: The ramps for Perkins Road and Acadian Throughway do not currently meet recommended interchange spacing distance as defined by […]

Southside Civic Association and Carol Ann Brown

Comment: 4. Connect the Greenwood Dr.(road that runs behind the businesses) to the shopping center on Perkins/S. Acadian or back to Perkins Rd. as the Perkins Rd. on/off ramps are being taken away. This would help alleviate some of the traffic on Perkins. The new area created by the removal of the ramps should be […]

Maria DiVincenti

Comment: It seems cutting out the Perkins Interstate exit and entrance is suppose to “help” us when it does not seem to currently cause any problems. I still can’t understand that the State would want to break up an urban area that works so well for the city of Baton Rouge. People have invested so […]

Stephen Gilbeau

Comment: Is it at all possible to create a center turn lane on Perkins road? Pretty much just from the spot where Perkins becomes two lanes up to the base of the Overpass. People turning left off of Perkins in that small section of Perkins, myself included, create much of the traffic/backups on Perkins Road […]

Thomas Bryan

Comment: I understand the Perkins road exit has to be demolished to add the additional eastbound lane, BUT why can’t the exit be redone in the same place afterwards since the area already exists? Thanks Response: The ramps for Perkins Road and Acadian Throughway do not currently meet federal highway standards for the spacing of […]

Jean Lowrey

Comment: This (Perkins Overpass & lower Garden District) is one of the most viable neighborhoods in the City and has been for decades. “If it isn’t broke don’t fix it.” There is nothing wrong with the entrance or exit off Perkins Road. Works well all the time because only locals get on and off there. […]

Juliette Hynes

Comment: I attended the public meeting about the I 10 project on Aug 28. The meeting showed an impressive amount of thought, and effort being placed on this important project. The request for comments and ideas from the public hit home. I have an idea regarding the Perkins Road exit ramps that I hope you […]

anonymous

Comment: Don’t take off the ramps. Response: The Perkins Road ramps need to be removed to modify the Acadian ramps. They cannot remain in place with the additional travel lanes.