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.


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.

Environmental Permitting Process

on October 19, 2021

The U.S. Clean Water Act as ammended in 1972 forms the basis for regulation of activities in wetlands and waters of the United States. Any entity, public or private, individual or corporate, who intends to work, discharge, dredge or fill material into wetlands or waters of the United States must first obtain a permit to do so.

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Right-of-Way Process

on October 19, 2021

A right-of-way (ROW) is a type of easement granted or reserved over the land for transportation purposes, such as a highway, public sidewalk, or bike path. ROWs may also be established for utility purposes such as drainage ditches or pipes, electrical transmission lines, telecommunications lines, or oil and gas pipelines.

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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 occurring 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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