I-49 Lafayette Connector enters planning and design phase

One Acadiana noted in a press release Tuesday its enthusiasm that its top infrastructure priority, the I-49 Lafayette Connector, has entered into a new planning and design phase. The state Department of Transportation and Development confirmed the planning phase at a launch event at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
The I-49 Lafayette Connector will upgrade to interstate standards the 5.5-mile stretch of U.S. 90, running south from I-10 to just beyond Lafayette Regional Airport, representing a critical section linking Lafayette to New Orleans.

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