Infrastructure

Company News across south Louisiana’s industrial corridor [Q2 2018]

GBRIA honors safety leaders The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. announced the winners of its 22nd Annual Contractor Safety Excellence Awards at a banquet...
The Water Institute of the Gulf is working at Port Fourchon

What’s the Water Institute of the Gulf doing in Lafourche and Lake Charles?

Anchored by a new building and a renewed sense of purpose, the Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge is turning its gaze...
In April, the Port of South Louisiana commemorated the 25th anniversary of operations of its transshipment center, Globalplex Intermodal Terminal

The Big Picture: Globalplex Intermodal Terminal celebrates 25 years

THE ANNIVERSARY In April, the Port of South Louisiana commemorated the 25th anniversary of operations of its transshipment center, Globalplex Intermodal Terminal. The 335-acre multipurpose...
Highway Trust Fund

Editor: Highway Trust Fund fix should be on the agenda

As with most anything else coming out of the Trump presidency, there’s as much trepidation as optimism over his $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. Consistent...

Insight: The road to a growing and safe region is to build it

It was a hot day in July 1976, when the airplane touched down for my first introduction to Baton Rouge. My family was moving...

What to do with the New Orleans Public Belt?

For 109 years the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad has served as a catalyst for regional economic development by connecting the Port of New...

South Louisiana ports look to dredging of channels as catalyst for growth

The leaders of Louisiana’s deepwater ports are clamoring for deeper, more consistently maintained river channels, and their voices are getting louder. An increase in...

A roadway built for vacationers headed to Grand Isle in their Model T Fords...

The history of La. 1 in southern Lafourche Parish, in many ways, mirrors the history of economic development in the region. Built in the...

A $670 million pipeline through south Louisiana is ready to go, but its owners...

As the second phase of the contentious Bayou Bridge pipeline awaits permit approval from state and federal agencies, the entirety of the pipe has...

The Big Picture: A hub in the swamp

ON THE WATERFRONT The Port of Iberia is a 2,000-acre industrial and manufacturing site south of Lafayette that is home to over 100 companies and...

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