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  • City plans show handicap accessible ramps long overdue Play Video

    March 10, 2017 7:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An intersection people have been complaining about should have been fixed years ago. It deals with making sidewalks handicap accessible along North Street in Baton Rouge. The plans are from May 29, 2002 and show a number of intersections that were intended to be altered but... more »
  • Woman rides wheelchair in street, requesting accessible sidewalk ramps Play Video

    February 15, 2017 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman living downtown is requesting sidewalks have handicap access around her home. Lee Landry is in a wheelchair and cannot navigate over the tall curbs. She once asked for help years ago, but her request has not been granted. "We don't have a handicap... more »
  • Sidewalk to get fixed following calls from WBRZ Play Video

    August 2, 2016 7:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A hole in the sidewalk has some Baton Rouge folks concerned, especially since the start of school is about a week away. The hole has been there for weeks, but will soon be fixed after WBRZ started making phone calls Monday. The hole, near the... more »
  • Walker leaders pushing for more sidewalks Play Video

    December 3, 2015 5:19 PM

    WALKER - Leaders in Walker are on a mission to have more sidewalks, and grant money from the state is making that a reality. Walker is already in phase three of its sidewalk project to create safer routes to and from schools. The third phase will cost $684,000 and will... more »
  • Man dies after pushing his wife to safety

    September 28, 2015 8:54 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- A man on a sidewalk pushed his wife to safety as a car careened toward them and he was hit and killed. Juan Mena-Brito was hit by the car after it collided with another vehicle in an intersection. Witnesses say Mena-Brito pushed his wife out of the... more »
  • Baton Rouge plans to fill large hole in sidewalk Play Video

    August 13, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A large hole in the middle of a downtown sidewalk could soon be filled. It's located on North 7th St. in between Main St. and North St. The hole is actually an old utility box owned by AT&T. The company decommissioned it and sealed the box, but... more »
  • Local blind man wants city to fix sidewalk hazard Play Video

    August 7, 2015 7:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A utility access point in the middle of a downtown sidewalk has been left uncovered for years according to residents. Without the cover, the utility point is a large hole, a hazard residents estimate to be three feet long, one foot wide, and seven inches deep. ... more »
  • Council approves plan to build sidewalks on deadly road

    January 28, 2015 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Council approved two items Wednesday dealing with sidewalk construction . The approvals allow DPW to move forward with accepting federal money to build sidewalks in Gardere and a neighborhood in North Baton Rouge. The city will used surplus money from similar projects to fund its... more »
  • Bigger, better improvements for Downtown BR in 2015 Play Video

    January 13, 2015 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Downtown Development District saw plenty of improvements last year, but they've got even bigger plans in 2015. Over the weekend, crews put the finishing touches on some walkways from North Blvd. to Florida. 300 units are also under construction to bring more residents to the... more »

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