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  • City leaders celebrate end of Staring Lane work

    July 8, 2014 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City leaders in Baton Rouge officially announced the completion of the Staring Lane widening project Tuesday. Combined with the previously-completed $15 million Staring Lane Extension, the $27.8 million project created a four-lane highway with improvements from Perkins Road over to Burbank Drive. Crews also added... more »
  • Staring Lane closure set for this weekend

    June 21, 2012 2:24 PM

    Beginning Saturday at 6:30 a.m., Staring Lane in Baton Rouge, will be closed between Magnolia Leaf Avenue and Boone Drive. The closure will last until Sunday evening at 7 p.m. Crews will be installing a new box culvert. Drivers are urged to use Highland Road, Bluebonnet Boulevard... more »
  • Commuters ready for Staring Lane shutdown

    April 11, 2012 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Staring Lane between Highland Road and Kingrest Parkway will shut down at midnight Wednesday, and will remain closed for three weeks as crews widen the road and upgrade sewer lines in the area. But most News 2 spoke to don't seem to mind the inconvenience. "The... more »
  • Residents, business owners prepare for Staring lane closure

    April 11, 2012 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Drivers will should prepare for closures along Staring Lane between Highland Road and Kingcrest Parkway starting at midnight tonight. According to officials, the area will be closed for three weeks while roads are widened and sewers are upgraded. The closure is part of a tax-funded project... more »
  • Neighbors along Staring Lane still critical of construction

    February 6, 2012 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city-parish has been turning dirt on an expansion of Staring Lane for a year. Workers say Phase 1, from Perkins Road to Hyacinth is halfway done. Phase 2 is scheduled to get started before the summer. That stretches the rest of Staring to Highland Road. ... more »
  • Staring Lane widening project on-schedule a year after start Play Video

    February 6, 2012 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The four-lane expansion project underway on Staring Lane is on schedule. DPW says phase one is expected to be finished by the end of 2012, and the entire project is still planned to open at the end of 2013. News 2's Ashley Rodrigue will have more... more »
  • One dead, another injured in Staring Lane shooting

    August 10, 2011 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man is dead after a drug-related shooting on Staring Lane, according to police. Police found Colin Ross, 22, of Covington shot to death in a car and another man shot in the chest. The second victim is expected to be alright. In a post on... more »
  • Police ID victim in deadly Staring shooting

    August 10, 2011 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have released the name of the person found shot to death at a carwash on Staring Lane this morning in Baton Rouge. Sgt. Don Stone said officers found Colin Ross, 22, shot to death in a vehicle just after midnight today. A 23-year-old man that... more »
  • Intersection closure extended to this Friday

    June 14, 2010 4:45 PM

    Staring Lane at the Highland Road intersection will remain closed until this Friday at 8:00 p.m. due to the recent weather conditions. The temporary closure of the intersection began June 1 so construction crews could install the new sewer force main crossing and storm sewer cross drains, both of which... more »
  • Retailers stay open despite closed roads

    June 1, 2010 5:59 PM

    The intersection of Highland Road and Staring Lane is closed for two weeks as part of the Green Light Plan. Crews are working on Staring Extension, which will connect Highland Road to Burbank Drive. Despite the closures, stores in that area are staying open. Peregrin Franklin, owner of... more »
  • Highland Rd. at Staring Lane construction begins

    June 1, 2010 12:19 PM

    Road work has begun at the intersection of Highland Road and Staring Lane. This busy traffic area will be closed for the next two weeks - scheduled to re-open June 15. Businesses in the area will not be closing their door because of the construction, instead they are hoping... more »
  • Highland Rd. at Staring to be closed for 2 weeks

    May 31, 2010 11:28 AM

    Starting Tuesday, Highland Road at Staring Lane will be closed for road improvements at the intersection. According to DPW, some of the work that is going to be done includes installing a 64 inch sewer main beneath Highland that will connect to Staring Lane. The work is part... more »
  • Police investigate 3rd shooting today in Baton Rouge

    September 13, 2009 6:31 PM

    Police are investigating to the third shooting in less than 24 hours in Baton Rouge. Two men were shot and found in different locations off of Staring Lane. News 2 has a crew headed to the scene. more »

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