The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s (DOTD) Paths to Progress will begin construction on Monday, July 9, for street segments located in the Lower Ninth Ward. The contractor for the$2.4 million project is Barriere Construction, Co.
Street segments include:
- Forstall Street from N. Claiborne Avenue to Douglas Street
- Tupelo Street from St. Claude Avenue to Douglas Street
- Alvar Street from Chef Menteur Highway to Higgins Boulevard
- Alvar Street from Higgins Boulevard to Florida Avenue
Repairs will include resurfacing, repairing curbs and installing ADA-compliant accessible ramps. The construction is scheduled for completion in October 2012.
Paths to Progress is a transportation improvement program to rehabilitate, restore and enhance more than 60 roadway segments in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. With a combined investment of over $90 million, Paths to Progress is a collaborative effort between the Federal Highway Administration, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, New Orleans Regional Planning Commission and City of New Orleans.
To contact Paths to Progress please call 1-800-574-7193 or email email@example.com , visit www.pavingLAroads.com, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/paths2progress or follow us on Twitter at @paths2progress.