DOTD to hold groundbreaking ceremony for Cove Lane interchange project
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 10:00:00 AM

What: Groundbreaking Ceremony

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2 p.m.

Where: Prien Lake Park (Harbor’s Edge Pavilion)
3700 West Prien Lake Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605

Who: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD)

Why: The purpose of the groundbreaking ceremony is to kickoff construction for the $38.6M project that will construct a full interchange at Cove Lane and I-210. In addition, a roundabout will be built at the intersection of Cove Lane and West Prien Lake Road, and Cove Lane will be extended north to connect with a new public roadway being built by the casino that will parallel I-210 on the north side of the interstate. The project was let in June 2013. Construction is estimated to begin in mid-October 2013 with an estimated completion date of November 2014.
• DOTD - Secretary Sherri H. LeBas
• Senator - Ronnie Johns
• Calcasieu Parish Police Jury President - Shannon Spell
• City of Lake Charles - Mayor Randy Roach
• Pinnacle - Keith Henson
• Southwest Convention and Visitors Bureau – Director Shelley Johnson