Tech Drive facelift planned
That search pointed to Tech as the road’s owner. It also uncovered an effort to have the road work done as far back as the 1970s, but he said it was left undone, for whatever reason.
An agreement worked on last year involved the parish, Ruston and Tech each putting up $50,000 toward resurfacing work and then donating the stretch to the state system, but that also did not go forward.
In stepped Rep. Hollis Downs with the goal to work out some kind of exchange to curtail the need for that local funding.