FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 9, 2014
Contact: Chincie Mouton
Paths to Progress to hold neighborhood informational meeting for upcoming MacArthur Boulevard and Sullen Place project.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s Paths to Progress program will host a neighborhood informational meeting on Tuesday, December 16 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131 to discuss upcoming repairs to the following street segments:
• MacArthur Boulevard (General DeGaulle Drive – Kabel Drive)
• Sullen Place (General DeGaulle Drive – Patterson Drive)
Construction for the $3.4 million project is anticipated to begin in January and reach completion by April 2015. Roadway repairs will include resurfacing, pavement patching, repairing curbs and installing ADA-compliant accessible ramps.
Business owners, elected officials and all interested residents are encouraged to attend the informational meeting to find out more about the schedule and construction events that will take place in their area.
Project personnel will be on hand to provide the latest information on Paths to Progress, details of the upcoming street repairs and a construction schedule. The meeting will commence with a brief presentation, followed by an opportunity to ask questions and view project maps and other materials.
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 coordinated effort between the Federal Highway Administration, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, New Orleans Regional Planning Commission, City of New Orleans, Parish of Jefferson and City of Kenner.
To contact Paths to Progress, please call 1-800-574-7193 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.pavingLAroads.com, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/paths2progress, or follow us on Twitter at @paths2progress.