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

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