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Congressman Visits Area Post-Ida

Congressman Visits Area Post-Ida

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, House Whip, toured Bollinger Shipyards Lockport facility in mid-October to see first-hand the ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Ida’s landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm in late August. Bollinger’s facilities in Lockport, Port Fourchon, Larose and Houma suffered significant damage as a result of the
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Contract Awarded to James Construction for Phase 2 of the LA 1 Project

Contract Awarded to James Construction for Phase 2 of the LA 1 Project

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

LA DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson executed a $463 million contract last month between the state and James Construction for construction of the much-anticipated 8.3-mile elevated highway from Golden Meadow to Leeville, known as Phase 2 of the LA 1 Improvement Project. (Highlighted in red, yellow and green in map) DOTD expects
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Ilja Poised to Help Bayou Region

Ilja Poised to Help Bayou Region

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

On November 15th President Biden signed into law the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The original Democratic infrastructure proposal had outlined $2.6 trillion in spending, including on additional sectors such as public housing and research and development. The $1.2 trillion Senate bill allocated $550 billion in new spending on
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Shell Senior VP Presents to SCIA Members

Shell Senior VP Presents to SCIA Members

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

At the December SCIA General Membership luncheon, Colette Hirstius, Senior Vice President for the Gulf of Mexico for Shell presented a little history and some future plans to the membership. Hirstius, who grew up in New Orleans with family ties to Thibodaux, drew parallels to the bayou region for both
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