Infrastructure

Brave New World: Growing for the inevitable energy transition in Louisiana

It represents a monumental shift in mindset. Owners in the industrial space are no longer digging in their heels in resistance to a changing global...

New Willow Glen Terminal accepts first product for renewable diesel client

Willow Glen Terminal LLC in St. Gabriel announced last week the receipt of its inaugural product shipment as part of an agreement to supply...

Mississippi River bridge options narrowed to three Iberville Parish sites

Officials last week presented three location options for a new Mississippi River bridge crossing in the Capital Region. The three sites are all in Iberville Parish...

Good times are rolling at Louisiana’s ports, despite obstacles

The ports of Louisiana are letting the good times roll – and, even when it means overcoming obstacles, are advancing efforts to keep the...

Miracle Workers: Circumventing shortages, delays and inflation

It was unquestionably serendipitous. A few years back, Performance Contractors in Baton Rouge began an extensive self-assessment to gain better visibility into its procurement processes.  The...

Port NOLA commemorates National Maritime Month

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) announced last week that it is commemorating its sixth annual Maritime Month May 1-31 and National Maritime...

LMTA opposes I-10 bridge toll in Lake Charles

The Louisiana Motor Transport Association is contesting a proposed toll over the aging Lake Charles bridge on Interstate 10, reports Transport Topics. The Louisiana Department...

Port blueprints in Louisiana could be made confidential for ‘national security’

In the name of national security, the Louisiana Legislature plans to add another exemption to the Louisiana public records law, reports Louisiana Illuminator. House Bill...

Louisiana proposes ‘overnight’ solution to trucker shortage

Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a new tandem load permit, allowing certain trucks to haul two cargo containers at a...

U.S. ports to get $450M aimed at speeding flow of goods

Clogged U.S. ports are being given access to nearly $450 million in federal money from President Joe Biden’s infrastructure law in an effort to...

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