I-49 North

Project Details
Cost: $670 million

The I-49 North project is a 36-mile project that will construct a four-lane interstate with a 4-foot inside shoulder and a 10-foot outside shoulder from I-220 in Shreveport to the Arkansas state line.

The estimated total cost of the I-49 North project is $670 million. The project is broken up into 11 segments A-K.

Progress on I-49 North:

Right-of-way purchase and utility relocation completion schedules:

  • Arkansas state line to La. 2, Segments A-C, 9.6 miles - completed
  • La 2 to US 71, Segment D, 3.2 miles - completed
  • US 71 to La 530, Segments E-F, 6.5 miles - completed
  • La 530 to La 169, Segment G, 5 miles - completed
  • La 169 to La 173, Segment H, 2 miles - completed
  • La 173 to La 1, Segment I, 5.5 miles - completed
  • MLK Blvd to La 1, Segment J, 4.25 miles - completed
  • I-220 to MLK Blvd, Segment K, 1 miles - completed

Construction completion schedules:

  • Arkansas state line to La. 168, Segment A, paving and bridges – Open to traffic 
  • La 168 to Mira-Myrtis Road, Segment B, paving and bridges – Open to traffic
  • Mira-Myrtis Road to La 2, Segment C, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Open to traffic
  • La 2 to U.S. 71, Segment D, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Open to traffic
  • La. 170 to U.S. 71, Segment E, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Open to traffic
  • La. 530 to La. 170, Segment F, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Open to traffic
  • La 530 to La 169, Segment G, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Open to traffic
  • La. 173 to La. 169, Segment H, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Open to traffic
  • La. 1 to La. 173, Segment I, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Open to traffic
  • I-220 to La. 1, Segments J-K, clearing and grubbing, drainage, embankment and paving – Estimated completion 2017-2018
Long-term plans call for I-49 to be extended from Lafayette to New Orleans and north from Shreveport to Kansas City, MO where it will connect with other interstates and provide a seamless link from Louisiana ports to the Canadian border.

Project Documents
I-49n presentation layout_Updated November 20143 mb11/13/2014
Approved USACE PermitEmail_Seg J and K5 mb4/9/2014
Approved LPDES_Segment K - Phase 188 kb4/9/2014
Approved LPDES Permit_Seg J114 kb4/9/2014
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment I549 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment H81 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment G539 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment F529 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment E539 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment D549 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment C113 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Permit_Segment A539 kb12/21/2012
Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination Syatem (LPDES) Permit_Segment B81 kb12/21/2012
I-49 Segment I Approved USACE Permit25 mb12/21/2012
I-49 Segment C and D Approved United States Army Corps of Engineers Permit7 mb12/21/2012
455-09-0004-6 and 0011 - I-49 E,F,G,H - Approved USACE Permit5 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 16 References2 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 15 Coordination and Public Involvement7 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 14 Dist of Stmt710 kb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 13 List of Preparers640 kb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 12 Environmental Conseq 79 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 11 Environmental Conseq 6940 kb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 10 Environmental Conseq 5950 kb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 09 Environmental Conseq 4659 kb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 08 Environmental Conseq 31 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 07 Environmental Conseq 24 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 06 Environmental Conseq 17 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 05 Affected Environment659 kb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 04 Alternatives20 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 03 Purpose and Need3 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 02 Summary4 mb12/21/2012
ENV IMPACT 01 Table of Contents ENV IMPACT2 mb12/21/2012
Specific Equal Employment Opportunity Responsibilities21 kb12/14/2012
Required Provisions For American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARR227 kb12/14/2012
Required Contract Provisions Federal Aid Construction Contracts (Worker's S67 kb12/14/2012
On The Job Training17 kb12/14/2012
Female and Minority Participation in Construction37 kb12/14/2012
DBE Participation in Federal Aid Construction Contracts11 kb12/14/2012
NorthSouthExwaysignedROD223 kb12/14/2012
01 Table of Contents134 kb12/14/2012
05 Appendix508 kb12/14/2012
04 Chapter 4132 kb12/14/2012
03 Chapter 3950 kb12/14/2012
02 Chapter 2896 kb12/14/2012
01 Chapter 1304 kb12/14/2012
16 Appendix 92 mb12/14/2012
15 Appendix 8120 kb12/14/2012
14 Appendix 71 mb12/14/2012
13 Appendix 6415 kb12/14/2012
12 Appendix 5456 kb12/14/2012
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10 Appendix 3570 kb12/14/2012
09 Appendix 2930 kb12/14/2012
08 Appendix 11 mb12/14/2012
07 Chapter 0561 kb12/14/2012
06 Chapter 4639 kb12/14/2012
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03 Chapter 2233 kb12/14/2012
02 Chapter 1562 kb12/14/2012
KS City 5a11 mb12/14/2012
KS City 4a5 mb12/14/2012
KS City 3a8 mb12/14/2012
KS City 2a14 mb12/14/2012
KS City 1a11 mb12/14/2012
TIGER Grant Louisiana 9-14-092 mb12/14/2012
Shreveport's Inner City Connector418 kb12/14/2012
Louisiana TIGER Grant cover letter 9-14-0935 kb12/14/2012