I-49 South has been in the works for decades. But the $3 billion project is coming together, mile by mile.

(Photo by Terri Fensel) The I-49 future corridor on Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette

The signs are still there, strung along U.S. 90 in Lafayette, hinting at an impending interstate that will someday connect the Hub City to the Crescent City. “Future I-49 Corridor,” they read. …

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