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La. construction budget: No money for BR toll loop

4 years ago June 24, 2011 Jun 24, 2011 Friday, June 24 2011 Friday, June 24, 2011 4:25:06 PM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Michael Shingleton

BATON ROUGE - The legislature dealt another blow to the proposed toll loop around Baton Rouge.

Funding for the project was not included in the $2.7 billion construction budget. Iberville, Ascension and Livingston Parish Presidents opposed to loop for various reasons.

East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden has said he'll continue to move forward with constructing a loop around the Capital City.

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