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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.

January 27, 2021

In the News: New thoroughfare between Perkins Road, Mall of Louisiana breaks ground; completion date in 2023

A new four-lane thoroughfare between Perkins Road and Mall of Louisiana Boulevard is the second project to get underway in Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome's nearly $1 billion roads improvement plan.

January 27, 2021

In the News: Watch the MOVEBR groundbreaking ceremony for Mall of Louisiana Blvd. project

Mayor Broome and local leaders are taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Mall of Louisiana Blvd. project.

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January 27, 2021

Mayor Broome and MOVEBR Break Ground on Mall of Louisiana Boulevard

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and community stakeholders broke ground Wednesday on the second MOVEBR project at Mall of Louisiana Boulevard. This project is one of the 21 projects that will move forward in 2021.

December 17, 2020

In the News: Tired of hitting red lights? BR traffic signal upgrades could shorten drive times

Dreamed about for decades, upgrades to East Baton Rouge Parish's traffic signals are well underway, but engineers say it will be the end of 2022 before motorists can consistently expect fewer stops at red lights and manageable daily drive times.

December 16, 2020

MOVEBR Program Updates On Traffic Signal Synchronization

The MOVEBR program has released an update on its synchronization of traffic signals, a project that is providing equipment upgrades, software improvements and doubling the amount of fiber optic cable connecting all 470 signals throughout East Baton Rouge Parish.