Improvements on U.S. 90 are being made Thursday, while nearby, at the Billeaud Companies offices on St. Nezaire Road, One Acadiana officials explain why upgrading U.S. 90 to interstate status is one of the regional development organization’s top priority. Supporters say creating I-49 south would improve safety and hurricane evacuation efficiency and attract economic development. (Photo by Bill Decker of the Morgan City Daily Review)
Hurricane evacuation. Economic growth, especially along the U.S. 90 “Energy Corridor.” Fewer car crashes on a stretch of highway once known as Blood Alley.
Bill Rodier, St. Landry Economic Development director, announces a branding campaign Thursday in Opelousas. Rodier was joined by Parish President Bill Fontenot in launching a campaign designed to highlight positive aspects of St. Landry Parish. See additional photos from the branding rollout in the gallery section of the webpage at the bottom right. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
A campaign to brand and bring the good news about St. Landry Parish to the forefront was introduced to about 50 people at the St. Landry Economic Development office Thursday.
“We’re Moving Forward” signs are to mark sites were good news is happening.