BELLE CHASSE, LA. - Plenary Infrastructure announces the extension of the traffic switch on LA 23 in the southbound direction. The switch will be extended through January 20, 2023. Motorists traveling southbound between Timber Ridge Drive and Engineers Road will be shifted to the right onto the newly constructed Algiers Outfall Canal Bridge and southbound LA-23 roadway.

During this timeframe, there will be intermittent lane closures at night. However, no lane closures will take place during the holidays between December 23, 2022 through December 26, 2022 and December 30, 2022 through January 2, 2023. All work is weather permitting and is in preparation for the new Belle Chasse Bridge.

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Plenary (previously as “Plenary Group” and now developing and maintaining PPP investments as “Plenary Americas” following its acquisition by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec) is North America’s leading long-term investor, developer and operator of public infrastructure. With a reputation built on having delivered diverse and challenging privately-financed public infrastructure projects, Plenary prides itself on innovation and delivering first-class infrastructure on-time and on-budget. Plenary’s project portfolio of $16 billion across both the United States and Canada includes 50 projects in the health, transportation, defense, justice, education, and government accommodation sectors. Plenary is recognized for its holistic approach to delivering projects – embracing finance, planning, design and construction, complementary commercial development, asset management and operations. Learn more at or @PlenaryAmericas on Instagram and LinkedIn.

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