U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $24,124,570 grant to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to repair federal-aid highways affected by Hurricane Isaac.
People living in Port Allen are split over the direction the city has taken since new Mayor Deedy Slaughter took office. She's created a new position in city hall and let go of the city's chief financial officer.
People who cross the La 1 and Sugar Plantation Pkwy intersection in Addis want to keep a temporary red light they spent months fighting. They believe the light is making the dangerous location safer for drivers.