A new study from TRIP, a national transportation research group, shows that deteriorated, congested and unsafe roads cost Lafayette area drivers $2,024 annually. This cost was incurred from high vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and traffic congestion. A copy of their press release can be found here: TRIP Report 3/29/17
Watch the DOTD Connect Lafayette Coalition Press Conference with Secretary Shawn Wilson.
Safer roads, less traffic congestion, new jobs, and improved neighborhoods, these are just some of the advantages the I-49 Lafayette Connector.