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Initial repairs to the I-10 Twin Span Bridge in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

VIDEO: Louisiana DOTD details I-10 Twin Span Bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 27, 2015

In its second video commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development feature the ...

The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans

The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 13, 2014

The National Pavement Asphalt Association (NAPA) recently held a sustainability conference in New Orleans and Better Roads magazine was in ...

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as the blueprint for storm-proofing future communities

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2013

After seeing countless homes destroyed in three recent natural disasters, an architectural contest was held to attract specific storm-proof house ...

Geofoam saves time, money during three projects

Geofoam saves time, money during three projects

Posted by Contributed on Dec 06, 2013

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has promoted the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam as a lightweight embankment soil alternative ...

Obama touts infrastructure investment during New Orleans visit

Obama touts infrastructure investment during New...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 11, 2013

During his visit to the Port of New Orleans last week, President Obama called on Congress to invest more in ...

BUILT IN AMERICA

BUILT IN AMERICA

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 26, 2012

Louisiana storm surge barrier takes top global honors   The Lake Borgne Surge Barrier--a two-mile tall, 26-foot tall concrete and steel bulkwark ...

Rental Show introduces new sessions

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 10, 2012

The Rental Show 2012 in New Orleans will begin February 5 with a full day of seminars and will continue ...

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