The Move Ascension Initiative is a multimillion-dollar transportation program developed to improve road safety and traffic congestion in Ascension Parish. The program is designed to work in collaboration with the ongoing state highway improvements to provide safety and capacity upgrades for parish corridors that see high usage.
The Move Ascension Initiative is being delivered with no additional cost to taxpayers. In 2017, Ascension Parish budgeted $35 million of local tax dollars to the program, including proceeds from a newly authorized bond issue and Road Construction funds. In 2018, the Transportation Department identified and vetted an additional $30mm of funding to add to the Move Ascension Initiative budget. This additional funding has been allocated to Ascension Parish through State/Federal Safety grants, Road Transfer Program funds, CRPC grant funding and Transportation Impact Fee money. These additional funds in addition to yearly allocated Road Construction funds are essential in order to fund all of the current MA projects through to construction that are identified on this website.
This web site was developed completely in-house by the Ascension Parish Office of Technology. All Aerial Imagery is provided by the Ascension Parish Video Programming Department. Project data is provided by the Transportation Department and is updated periodically.
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