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GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR PHASE II: WALTER O. BIGBY CARRIAGEWAY

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As announced in the Bossier City Council meeting, Mayor Lo Walker and Bossier City Council will have a groundbreaking ceremony for the Walter O. Bigby Carriageway: PHASE II. The Ceremony will be held at 1600 Old Benton Road on Friday, March 05, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Under the direction of Mayor Lo Walker, and Bossier City Council.
 

The Walter O. Bigby Carriageway will be a new five lane facility connecting the recently completed (PHASE I), E. Texas Street Roundabout to Benton Road with an overpass over the Union Pacific Rail Road to alleviate congestion.

  • The main lanes consist of over 6,000 linear feet of 5 Lane roadway
  • Two additional roundabouts
  • 1,650’ 10-span composite steel and concrete girder bridge.
  • 1,350 foot rehabilitation of Shed Road connector to Benton Road.
  • 1,400 foot widening and rehabilitation of Hamilton Road connector to E. Texas Street.
  • Construction cost for this phase is estimated at $36,220,964.
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