$10 million in federal grants to go towards S. La.transportation upgrades

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Posted on August 3, 2012 at 6:56 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - South Louisiana is expected to get nearly $10 million dollars in federal transportation grants, Senator Mary Landrieu said on Thursday.

New Orleans will see $900,000 going towards work zone traffic management on Highway 90.

The proposed construction of a seven-span bridge over Bayou Lafourche will be funded by another $400,000.

In all, the 12 grants from the Federal Highway Administration will fund repairs, new construction, future planning studies and upgrades to the region's transportation infrastructure.

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