The Future of the Louisiana Waterways Transportation System: A System Analysis and Plan to Move Commerce by Water

The objectives of this research are to identify the type and value of waterborne commerce; analyze and document the impact and importance of waterborne commerce; identify the improvements needed to achieve greater utilization of waterways; identify opportunities for alieving multimodal bottlenecks relative to waterways; and develop a draft Waterways Transportation Plan that can be included in the Louisiana Statewide Transportation Plan.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $284499
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      5304 Flanders Drive, Suite A
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
    • Managing Organizations:

      Louisiana Department of Transportation

      P.O. Box 94245
      1201 Capitol Access Road
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70804-9245

      Louisiana Transportation Research Center

      4101 Gourrier Avenue
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
    • Project Managers:

      Zeringue, Kirk

    • Performing Organizations:

      Moffatt & Nichol

      301 Main Main Street
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana  United States  70801
    • Principal Investigators:

      Cruz, Ricardo

    • Start Date: 20200121
    • Expected Completion Date: 20220820
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01727841
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Louisiana Transportation Research Center
    • Contract Numbers: 20-1ss, 1000330
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 24 2020 9:48AM