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Airline Drive Construction Projects

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Traffic on Airline Drive sometime can slow to a crawl for motorist. A couple of road projects on the roadway can bring that crawl to a stand still in the next few weeks. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has begun to replace road panels on Airline Drive for two miles, from East Texas Highway to Barksdale Boulevard. That project is expected to be completed at the end of July. DOTD is also finishing up work on a turn lane extension at corner of Airline Drive and Viking, to help ease congestion that takes place there.
    Meanwhile Bossier parish crews are also busy with the first phase of expanding Wemple Road from Old Brownlee Road to Airline Drive. Access to the Exxon, Bossier Federal Credit Union and the Reserve Apartment will remain open and limited to the West Wemple Road entrance. The entire project is slated to take six months to complete.

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