I-49 Connector committee: Move forward with 4 options

“The Interstate 49 Lafayette Connector executive committee agreed Friday to advance four options for more detailed evaluation.

The committee considered feedback from technical and community meetings and discussed new alternatives, including moving the southbound exit ramp from Willow Street closer to downtown and whether the existing Evangeline Thruway should be reborn as a grand boulevard or a one-way “couplet” like it is today.

Those are some of the options designers and engineers will be studying further.”

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