Louisiana is infamous for terrible roads and dangerous bridges. Nearly half of Louisiana bridges are ‘in fair’ or ‘poor’ condition according to federal statistics.
And they aren’t getting fixed anytime soon because the state has a $74 million backlog of infrastructure work to be done.
But the federal government gave the Pelican State $3.2 billion to help restore the economy following the pandemic. Investing in infrastructure is the perfect place to spend the money and jumpstart the economy.