Committee approves study on Westbank Turnpike
Update: At 11:20 a.m., lawmakers approved the study.
This morning, lawmakers are considering a study on the Westbank Turnpike. It would run from I-10 near Port Allen to the Boutte area around New Orleans.
The Westbank Turnpike would connect areas like Port Allen, Plaquemine, Donaldsonville and Vacherie. It would include a connector to the Sunshine Bridge.
News 2's Mike Steele will have more from the Capitol throughout the day on WBRZ.com.