Tolls possible to complete I-49 South

Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A state-funded feasibility study finds tolls starting at 18 cents a mile could pay from one-quarter to one-half of the more than $3 billion price tag to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Or

I-49 South coalition pushes for interstate completion

State Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, speaks at one of numerous meetings intendend to spur the completion of Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The future of I-49 through the parish was kick-started with the formation, at the beginning of 2013, of the I-49 South coalition spearheaded by state Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin.

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