MOVEBR Program Updates On Traffic Signal Synchronization

December 16, 2020

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. 

Signal synchronization is an important part of the MOVEBR program because it will provide 100% connectivity, allowing traffic flow to be adjusted at any time from the Advanced Traffic Management Center on Harding Boulevard.

“I’m very pleased with the progress we have made on signal synchronization during this unusual year when traffic patterns changed, allowing installation to proceed efficiently,” said Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome. “We want to be fully transparent, update the public and share what drivers can expect in the future. Very few cities in the U.S. have fully connected traffic signal systems. I’m proud to say Baton Rouge is leading the way.”

Map of synchronized signal corridors
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Corridors where signal synchronization is complete:

Burbank Dr. (Staring Ln to Gardere Ln) Government St (Saint James St to Acadian Thwy)
Highland Rd. (Staring Ln to Gardere Ln) River Rd (Saint James St to River Park Blvd)
Perkins Rd (Great Oaks Dr/Wimbledon Ave to Windermere Blvd/YMCA Plaza Dr) Government St (Jefferson Hwy to Ardenwood Dr)
Bluebonnet Blvd @ Park Rowe Ave to Perkins Rd @ Grand Ave Airline Hwy (Goodwood Blvd to Tom Dr)
Bluebonnet Blvd (Anselmo Ln to Oliphant Rd) Florida Blvd (Centerway Blvd to Marilyn Dr)
Bluebonnet Blvd (Kinglet Dr/ N Mall Dr to Cloverland Ave) Florida Blvd (N Foster Dr to Wooddale Blvd)
Airline Hwy (Industriplex Blvd to Stumberg Ln) Foster Dr (Government St to Choctaw Dr)
Sherwood Forest Blvd (Coursey Blvd to Old Hammond Hwy) North St (River Rd to 10th St)
Coursey Blvd (Sherwood Forest Blvd to Lake Sherwood Ave E) Main St (Lafayette St to 10th St)
Jones Creek Rd @ Shenandoah Ave to Coursey Blvd @ Hickory Ridge Blvd) Laurel St (River Rd to 10th St)
Coursey Blvd (Celtic Dr to Cedarcrest Ave) Florida St (River Rd to 10th St)
Airline Hwy (Cedarcrest Ave to Goodwood Blvd) Convention St (Lafayette St to 11th St)
Old Hammond Hwy (Sharp Rd to N Harrells Ferry Rd) North Blvd (River Rd to 10th St)
Millerville Rd (Weldwood Dr to Millerville Greens Blvd) 10th St (North Blvd to North St)
O'Neal Ln (Firewood Dr to Hobby Lobby/Old London) 9th St (North Blvd to North St)
Drusilla Ln @ I-12 to Jefferson Hwy @ Bluebonnet Blvd 7th St (Florida St to Main St)
Jefferson Hwy (Towne Center Blvd to Drusilla Ln) 6th St (Convention St to North St)
Essen Ln (Mancuso Ln to Jefferson Hwy) 5th St (North Blvd to North St)
Goodwood Blvd (E Airport Ave to Connell Park Ln) 4th St (North Blvd to North St)
Jefferson Hwy (College Dr to Government St) Saint Louis St @ Governmental Building to North St @ 3rd St)
Foster Dr (College Dr to Government St) Lafayette St (Convention St to North St)
College Dr (Perkins Rd to Woodside Dr) 9th St (North St to Spanish Town Rd)
Perkins Rd (I-10 to College Dr/Lee Dr) Florida Blvd (Sharp Rd to Stevendale Rd)
Government St. (Acadian Thwy to Jefferson Hwy) O'Neal Ln (Firewood Dr to Old Hammond Hwy)
Acadian Thwy (Bawell St to Government St) Millerville Rd (Weldwood Dr to S Flannery Rd)
Acadian Thwy (Perkins Rd to I-10) Airline Hwy (Choctaw Dr to Winbourne Ave /Maribel Dr)
Stanford Ave (Hyacinth St/Lakeshore Dr to Morning Glory Ave Sullivan Rd (Walmart to Huntley Ave)
Highland Rd @ LSU Ave to South Blvd @ Saint Phillip St Acadian Thwy (Government St to North Blvd)
Burbank Dr (W Parker Blvd to Jennifer Jean Dr)  

Corridors that will be synchronized within the next year:

Burbank Dr @ Parker Blvd to Nicholson Dr @ McKinley St Acadian Thruway W (Winbourne Ave to Gus Young Ave)
Burbank Dr @ Ben Hur Rd to W Lee Dr @ Frog Aly) Acadian Thruway E (Gus Young Ave to Choctaw Dr)
Lee Dr (Burbank Dr to Boone Dr) N 38th St (Winbourne Ave to Choctaw Dr)
Dalrymple Dr (I-10 to Harrison St) Fairfields Ave (Acadian Thwy to 38th St)
Perkins Rd (College Dr to Staring Ln) Choctaw Dr (SB Acadian Thwy to NB Acadian Thwy)
Old Hammond Hwy (Jefferson Hwy to Drusilla Ln) Mohican St (Plank rd to Acadian Thwy)
Tiger Bend Rd (Stumberg Ln to Jefferson Hwy) Chippewa St (Choctaw Dr to Plank Rd)
Jones Creek Rd (Tiger Bend Rd to Shenandoah Ave) North Blvd @ 22nd St to Scenic Hwy @ Foss St
Perkins Rd (Windermere Blvd/YMCA Plaza Dr to Siegen Ln) 19th St (North Blvd to Fuqua St)
Old Hammond Hwy (Harrells Ferry Rd to Sherwood Forest Blvd) Eugene St (North Blvd to North St)
Scenic Hwy @ Harding Blvd to LA-19 @ I-110 Acadian Thwy (North Blvd to North St)
Harding Blvd (I-110/Veteran’s Memorial Blvd to Plank Rd) North St (19th St to 39th St)
Plank Rd (Sumrall Dr to Monarch Ave/72nd Ave) Main St (19th St to 22nd St)
Airline Hwy (Maribel Dr to Beechwood Dr) Florida Blvd (19th St to Peachtree Blvd)
Scenic Hwy @ Foss St to Plank @ Dawson Dr/Mason Ave Peachtree Blvd (North Blvd to Florida Blvd)
Hollywood St (I-110 to Plank Rd) North Blvd (19th St to Peachtree Blvd)
Choctaw Dr @ Chippewa St/3rd St to Monterrey Dr @ Great Smoky Ave Florida Blvd (Wooddale Blvd to Centerway Blvd)
Gus Young Ave @ 46th St to Greenwell Springs Rd @ Sherwood Forest Blvd Plank Rd @ Lavey Ln to Groom Rd @ Walmart
Winbourne Ave (Plank Rd to Acadian Thwy)  

Corridors that will be synchronized within the next two years:

Gardere Ln (Burbank Dr to Highland Rd) Highland Rd @ E State St to I-10 @ Dalrymple
Bluebonnet Blvd (Burbank Dr Highland Rd) Thomas H Delpit Dr (Buchanan St to Terrace St)
Siegen Ln (Highland Rd to Briar Hollow Ave) Nicholson Dr (Terrace St to South Blvd)
N Mall Dr (Siegen Ln to Courtyard Marriott) Florida Blvd (10th St to 19th St)
Perkins Rd (Grand Ave to Wimbledon Ave) Florida Blvd (Peachtree Blvd to Foster Dr)
Mall of Louisiana Blvd (AMC Theater to Mall Drive) Airport Ave (Goodwood Blvd to Airport Ave)
Picardy Ave (Medical Center Dr to Bluebonnet Blvd) Ardenwood Dr (Florida Blvd to Renoir Ave)
Dijon Dr (Perkins Rd to Picardy Ave) Florida Blvd @ Lobdell Blvd to Tom Dr @ Wooddale Blvd)
Coursey Blvd (Southpark Dr to Sherwood Forest Blvd) Airline Hwy (Tom Dr to Choctaw Dr)
Coursey Blvd (Shadeland Dr/Lake Sherwood Ave E to Hickory Ridge Blvd) Scenic Hwy (Choctaw Dr to Mason Ave)
S Harrells Ferry Rd (Jones Creek Rd to O’Neal Ln) Airline Hwy @ Maribel Dr to Foster Dr @ Hollywood St
Millerville Rd (S Harrells Ferry Rd to Redford St) LA-19 (I-110 to Blount Rd)
Corporate Blvd (Towne Center Blvd to Jefferson Hwy) Goodwood Blvd (Sharp Rd to Sherwood Forest Blvd)
Goodwood Ave (Lobdell Ave to Airport Ave) Central Thwy (Florida Blvd to Choctaw Dr)
Perkins Rd @ Terrace St to Government St @ 19th St/Park Blvd  

Once completed, all signals controlled by East Baton Rouge Parish will be connected to the Advanced Traffic Management Center and traffic engineers will have the ability to make adjustments to keep traffic flowing.

Read more about how MOVEBR is getting Baton Rouge traffic in sync here.

Read more about how drivers are seeing results of signal upgrades here.