WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced the Department of Transportation (DOT) will grant Louisiana a total of $2,232,000.00 from his Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) for road safety infrastructure projects.
“When writing the Infrastructure Law, improving the quality of life for our communities was a priority,” said Dr. Cassidy. “By addressing road safety, we are creating a better environment for the next generation of Louisianans to live.”
|Vulnerable Road Users Safety Improvement Program for the Rapides Area
|This grant will provide federal funding for the Rapides Area Planning Commission to update its Local Road Safety Plan to meet SS4A Action Plan requirements; develop comprehensive safety action plans for five rural cities; create an ADA Transition Plan for the region; and collect data.
|Plaquemines Parish Comprehensive Safety Action Plan
|This grant will provide federal funding to develop a comprehensive safety action plan.
|City of Gretna Transportation Safety Action Plan and Demonstration Activities
|This grant will provide federal funding to develop a comprehensive safety action plan and to pilot demonstration activities such as temporary “Yield Here to Pedestrians” signage and high-visibility crosswalks at six intersections.