Trees will soon line slimmed-down Government Street

Government Street Road Diet Mid City
The Government Street “road diet” construction was recently completed.(Photo by Don Kadair)

As the $11.7 million Government Street Road Diet project nears its end, with the state department of transportation estimating a midsummer completion date, the city-parish is beginning a beautification phase of the project that involves planting dozens of trees in the tree wells that line both sides of the newly overhauled thoroughfare.

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