Stimulus funds stall in Baton Rouge
He said the plan will have to move quickly once it is reconsidered — the Department of Transportation Development has only 120 days to get bids for the work.
Some of the largest projects included work on Interstate 10 and other south Louisiana roadways and bridges.
The U.S. 167 project, set to reconstruct about 6.2 miles of roadway between Quitman and the Lincoln Parish line, was tabbed at about $7 million. Fannin tried to assuage fears it could be deleted from the list.
“I will do everything I can to make sure U.S. 167 stays in,” he said.