Governor Bobby Jindal cuts ribbon on US 61

Monday, September 19, 2011 - 5:08pm

St. Francisville, La (FOX44) - Governor Bobby Jindal cut the ribbon Monday on a project over thirty years in the making.

US Highway 61 now connects Baton Rouge and St. Francisville to north Louisiana, all the way up to Memphis, Tennessee.

Neighbors came out to celebrate the new addition, they even asked Governor Jindal to autograph pieces of the ceremonious ribbon

"From St. Francisville all the way to the banes, which means that from just north of Baton Rouge, US 61 is now four lane all the way to our state's border at Mississippi" - Governor Bobby Jindal, said.

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