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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.

December 14, 2020

In the News: Mayor Broome Announces 2021 MOVEBR Projects

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome has announced the construction of 21 MOVEBR projects beginning in 2021. The projects will increase the capacity of, significantly enhance existing corridors, build sidewalks, and increase accessibility throughout the parish.

December 1, 2020

In the News: Seven MOVEBR capacity projects scheduled to break ground in 2021

Nearly two dozen MovEBR projects are expected to begin next year, including construction of a new four-lane road from Perkins Road to the Mall of Louisiana.

November 12, 2020

In the News: Seminar seeks to help small businesses avoid public bid pitfalls

As city-parish officials prepare to ramp up activity on the $1.1 billion MovEBR road improvement program, they’re trying to address a problem they’ve increasingly encountered this year in bidding public works projects: a lot of small, local contractors don’t know how to correctly submit public bids.

November 10, 2020

Upcoming Webinar: Avoiding Common Bid Errors

The MOVEBR Program Management team and the City-Parish Purchasing Division invite you to attend a webinar on Thursday, November 12, at 5:00 p.m. on common errors made in the bidding process that result in disqualification.

November 6, 2020

In The News: MOVEBR program aims to make Airline Highway better, safer

As most drivers in Baton Rouge know, Airline Highway is a major corridor for East Baton Rouge Parish, and the MOVEBR program is hoping this new project will not only make the highway better, but also safer.

October 7, 2020

MOVEBR is building sidewalks, too

On August 4, 2020, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome broke ground on the first MOVEBR construction project, to build new sidewalks and other improvements on 72nd Avenue in North Baton Rouge. The 72nd Avenue project is one of the 15 sidewalk improvement projects that MOVEBR will undertake.

August 12, 2020

Meet the Small Businesses in Our New Video Library

MOVEBR launched a new video library as a resource to meet small businesses for teaming opportunities or project work on the MOVEBR program.

August 4, 2020

Mayor Kicks off first MOVEBR Construction

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome broke ground today for the first MOVEBR construction project, to build new sidewalks and other improvements on 72nd Avenue in North Baton Rouge.