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  • Denham Springs school getting upgrades Play Video

    July 23, 2014 4:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Denham Springs Freshman High School students will notice a new look for their school when they head back to class in August. The school is undergoing a $1.2 million renovation that includes new windows, air conditioning and heating along with big plans for the gymnasium. DSFH... more »
  • Southern football stadium, other facilities not meeting federal guidelines Play Video

    June 25, 2014 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University leaders are set to decide on upgrades at facilities that will get the school in line with federal guidelines, which it is not meeting currently. Buildings are in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and must make changes. Southern admits its football stadium,... more »
  • University will soon see newly renovated engineering building

    June 24, 2014 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will soon have another "state of the art" facility after the university signed a contract to renovate the engineering building, which is one of the largest buildings in the region. The engineering department said the governor matched the 55 millon dollars they raised, which means the total... more »
  • Panthers stadium improvements up for vote

    April 22, 2013 9:52 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The city of Charlotte is voting on an agreement with the Carolina Panthers to make improvements to the team's stadium. The plan calls for the city to contribute about $87 million for renovations to Bank of America Stadium in exchange for a six-year deal to keep the... more »
  • BREC park pool expecting renovations Play Video

    March 29, 2013 6:01 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - BREC will renovate the pool at Anna T. Jordan center instead of replacing it with a splash pad. The pool has been a part of Scotlandville for almost a century, and residents are happy it's going to stay. "When it's hot, you can just go down... more »
  • Needed work, coming to Baker High Play Video

    February 22, 2013 5:14 PM

    BAKER - The Baker School Board voted to use reserve cash for extensive repairs to Baker High School. Over $4 million will be funneled into the school for renovations. The money will be used to repair the football stadium, replace old windows, and do work on the roof of... more »
  • Volunteers give back in honor of MLK Day Play Video

    January 21, 2013 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a group of 3,000 volunteers made up of more than 200 organizations spent their time cleaning up neighborhoods. Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority lead the 2nd Annual MLK Day of Service. The day... more »
  • Renovations planned on La.-Lafayette campus

    December 10, 2012 8:56 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Work to replace the façade of Fletcher Hall on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, repairing extensive water damage to the building, will get under way early next year. William Crist, the university's facilities director, says the major renovation involves resealing and refinishing the entire exterior... more »
  • St. Helena board approves bid to revamp building

    November 30, 2012 8:41 AM

    GREENSBURG - St. Helena Parish high school students could be dining in a new cafeteria next school year. The school board approved a low bid Thursday for renovations of the former technical college building next to the high school campus. Blount Construction, of Walker, won the contract with... more »
  • Renovations coming to Southern Lab School Play Video

    November 13, 2012 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Long overdue renovations could be coming to Southern University Lab School in Baton Rouge, thanks to a $1.2 million grant. It's been over 20 years since the school received any type of renovations. If you walk down the halls of Southern Lab, you'll notice the... more »
  • Some LSU students move into renovated dorms early Play Video

    August 15, 2012 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While workers put the finishing touches on East Laville Hall today, some LSU students got an early start on moving in. More than 600 students will call the renovated dorm home this fall. Official LSU move-in day is set for tomorrow, but some students in the... more »
  • NO airport wants renovations done by Super Bowl

    April 23, 2012 7:03 AM

    KENNER - Louisiana's major airport is trying to finish several renovation projects before the 2013 Super Bowl in New Orleans. Louis Armstrong International Airport is planning for 42,000 visitors leaving the city the day after the game. Airport spokeswoman Michelle Wilcut says a new parking garage is about 65 percent... more »
  • Renovations planned at Civil War museum

    March 19, 2012 6:20 AM

    MANSFIELD - A major renovation at the Mansfield State Historic Site museum begins Monday. The museum will be closed to the public through at least late April. Renovations include installation of lighting, flooring and wall treatments in preparation for new exhibits about the Civil War battles at Mansfield... more »
  • EBR school board funds Istrouma High renovations Play Video

    January 24, 2012 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Over a half-million dollars is making renovations at Istrouma High School possible. The East Baton Rouge Parish school board approved $586,000 in repairs so that contractors can refurbish the entire second floor of the school. Everything from the ceilings to the floors will be replaced. ... more »
  • Images released of planned Tiger Stadium renovations Play Video

    December 2, 2011 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but many Tiger fans admit their cherished Death Valley needs some work. Now the Tiger Athletic Foundation is paying for a $9 million makeover for the aging stadium. The plan includes resurfacing concrete walls after years... more »
  • LSU Union renovations complete

    March 4, 2011 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a three year delay, construction and renovations are complete in the LSU student union. The project was delayed 96 times because of change orders. Work was also slow because the union never closed during construction. Students will continue to pay a $89 a semester... more »
  • Renovations could be on hold at LSU

    October 15, 2010 7:07 PM

    Renovations to one of LSU’s oldest buildings could be on hold because of economic development. Instead, the money would be spent on the Nucor plant coming to St. James Parish. The money was supposed to pay for redesigning old engineering shops in LSU’s art department. Director of facility development Emmett... more »
  • Parents set up memorial for son at new Perkins Road Park

    October 13, 2010 6:25 PM

    Perkins Road Park will reopen this weekend after years of renovations and additions, and people may be surprised at what’s there. The Velodrome was built in 1985. Since then, a BMX bike track and tennis courts were added. Saturday, BREC will unveil an updated BMX track, a new... more »
  • UNO to renovate student center

    October 8, 2010 7:28 AM

    The University of New Orleans will shift more than $200,000 in post-hurricane renovations from administrative offices to the student center. The move, announced Thursday, shifts $229,000 from renovations of the UNO Administration Building Annex to work at the UNO University Center. The center was damaged by Hurricane Katrina. The money... more »
  • Tiger Stadium's three-phase beautification plan underway

    August 10, 2010 10:37 PM

    More work is planned for Tiger Stadium, with the football season just weeks away. The plan won't add any seats, and it's not just to spruce up the stadium. Windows of former dorms need to be repaired, starting with 400 on the north side. Each costs $2,000. It's the first... more »
  • New Orleans airport plans upgrades

    November 30, 2009 7:56 AM

    A $755-million overhaul is planned for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Louisiana's largest commercial airport. The upgrades include new signs, brighter lighting and a new concourse. Design or construction has already begin on 10 of the 16 projects identified for the suburban New Orleans airport. Airport... more »
  • DOTD Web site to be temporarily unavailable

    October 28, 2009 8:38 PM

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that its Web site will be temporarily unavailable during the weekends of Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Nov. 7-8, and Nov. 14-15 due to electrical renovations at the DOTD Headquarters Building in Baton Rouge. System power will be turned off and the... more »

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