Susan Stafford http://redriverradio.org en Voting begins to select new paint color for Jimmie Davis Bridge http://redriverradio.org/post/voting-begins-select-new-paint-color-jimmie-davis-bridge <p>The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development seeks input on the new color for the Jimmie Davis Bridge that connects Shreveport-Bossier over the Red River.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:23:13 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 41167 at http://redriverradio.org Voting begins to select new paint color for Jimmie Davis Bridge Long-awaited construction begins on Sabine River bridge at Logansport, La. http://redriverradio.org/post/long-awaited-construction-begins-sabine-river-bridge-logansport-la <p>Construction begins today on a $20.4 million bridge replacement that connects Shelby County, Texas, with DeSoto Parish. The Sabine River Bridge links Logansport, La., with Joaquin, Texas. An effort to replace the 78-year-old bridge began with public meetings in the 1980s.</p><p>Logansport mayor Katherine Freeman, 73, was there, and she said over the decades it was always money that held back the project. But another sticking point, according to Freeman, was in the design of the bridge itself. Logansport residents pushed to have two bridges built. In the end, they got their wish.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:36:08 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 38420 at http://redriverradio.org Long-awaited construction begins on Sabine River bridge at Logansport, La. Louisiana officials seek input on highway program in Shreveport http://redriverradio.org/post/louisiana-officials-seek-input-highway-program-shreveport <P>Louisiana public officials met at the Port of Caddo-Bossier this week for a public forum seeking input on the district 4 draft highway program for 2013-2014. The annual event had a low turnout. The joint legislative committee&nbsp;that prioritizes highway&nbsp;construction presided over testimony, with an opening presentation from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:36:51 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 18078 at http://redriverradio.org Louisiana officials seek input on highway program in Shreveport