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November 10, 2021

In The News: EBR traffic light synchronization expected to be complete in 18 months

WBRZ reports that hundreds of traffic lights are in the process of being synchronized, including the major intersections around LSU. The synchronization is part of MovEBR's $1B road improvement program.

October 20, 2021

As Construction Ramps Up, MOVEBR Rapid Response Team will Quickly Address Problems Impacting Businesses

As more MOVEBR projects move into the construction phase, the program management team has implemented a process to quickly address any inconveniences or unintended business disruptions that may occur.

October 20, 2021

In The News: Baton Rouge transportation project continues

MOVEBR transportation and infrastructure rapid response team addressed problems that have impacted businesses across the East Baton Rouge parishes. The MOVEBR project focuses on repairing power outages, temporary loss of access to businesses and other disruptions causes by natural disasters.

October 14, 2021

MOVEBR: Making Transportation and Information Accessible to All

The MOVEBR program includes 21 ADA transition projects totaling $10 million to help build a more accessible transportation network in East Baton Rouge Parish.

September 22, 2021

In the News: Bus Rapid Transit moves forward with final authorization of $15M federal grant

As part of the MOVEBR program, this project will now include the rehabilitation and resurfacing of Plank Road, new sidewalks, signal improvements and amenities for the BRT system such as enhanced bus stops with improved lighting, fewer stops by specialized vehicles, traffic signal priority, real-time arrival information displays, improved pedestrian and bicycle connections, and other features.

May 29, 2021

In the News: City Scoop Baton Rouge

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome points to the successful passage of MOVEBR in December 2018 that is helping lead “robust investment in transportation infrastructure” across both the city and parish.

April 26, 2021

In the News: EBR using new flashing turn signals for future road projects

East Baton Rouge will begin incorporating flashing yellow left-turn signals in future city-parish road projects, and local officials are trying to ensure the lights won't confuse drivers. The signals will be used in some state projects and included in MOVEBR projects.

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April 26, 2021

New Left-Turn Signals Ahead for East Baton Rouge Parish

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced today she is taking steps to educate the public about one of the latest upgrades to the East Baton Rouge Parish transportation system – new flashing yellow arrow left-turn signals. The new signals are being installed on some state projects and will be included in MOVEBR projects in the near future

April 15, 2021

Plank-Nicholson Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Launches Website

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome has announced the Plank-Nicholson Bus Rapid Transit Project (BRT), connecting North and South Baton Rouge neighborhoods to jobs and services, now has a project website, batonrougebrt.com. In its upcoming final design phase, the BRT project will merge with two MOVEBR projects on the bus route and be managed by the MOVEBR program.

March 29, 2021

In the News: Pecue Lane closing at I-10 for six weeks as highway crews work on new interchange

Road crews will close Pecue Lane where it crosses Interstate 10 beginning next week as part of a project to build an interchange at the southeastern Baton Rouge location.