Safety

Safety is a key feature and priority of the Move Ascension program. This applies to pedestrians and bicyclists as well as passenger and commercial vehicles.

Innovation

The project team continues to implement innovative methods on Move Ascension, streamlining tasks and working multiple phases concurrently while taking an aggressive approach to schedule management.

Congestion Relief

Move Ascension aims to relieve vehicular congestion at choke points by adding through-lanes, turn-lanes, installing roundabouts, and synchronizing signals on key thoroughfares. See map below…

Project Pipeline

The pipeline of transportation improvement project is grouped here according to construction completed, construction in progress, and upcoming construction.

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Move Ascension projects are displayed on this interactive map.

Interactive Project Map

Project News

You’ll find Move Ascension program and project-specific news here.

Move2046 Survey

on April 15, 2021

Click to complete an online survey by our regional MPO seeking input on the long-range transportation master plan. Ensure Ascension Parish’s needs are represented in the plan. Hurry! This survey closes Monday, April 19, 2021.

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Land Clearing Work

on February 2, 2021

Progress is visible around Ascension Parish as construction crews make way for roadway improvements. Here are several projects where “Clearing & Grubbing” work is occuring at this time.

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Ashland - St Landry Connector

on December 22, 2020

The Ashland - St Landry Connector is a brand new road designed and constructed as part of the Move Ascension program. The half-mile road connects South St. Landry Ave. to Ashland Road just above Lamar Dixon Expo Center. Click below to watch this short video featuring drone footage of the project.

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Roundabouts

on October 2, 2019

Roundabouts have been gaining popularity in Louisiana over the past fifteen years. Statewide, 52 had been constructed on state or local routes as of February 2019, with 116 more proposed! Roundabouts are also called “continuous flow” intersections because they eliminate the traffic light and allow vehicles to continue moving, slowly and carefully, through the intersection. Safety is greatly improved as officials have documented large reductions in crash-related injuries or fatalities.

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