City To Celebrate Completion Of Michoud Front Door Infrastructure Improvement Project
NEW ORLEANS—Today, Tuesday, November 3, 2015, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join business and neighborhood leaders to celebrate the completion of the $6.2 million Michoud Front Door Infrastructure Improvement Project, which was designed to help create additional and continued private investment in one of the city’s key recovery areas.
Mayor Landrieu, Cedric Grant, Executive Director of Sewerage & Water Board and Integrated Infrastructure for City of New Orleans, Quentin Messer, President and CEO of New Orleans Business Alliance, Bobby Watkins, Director of NASA Michoud Assembly Facility and business and community leaders are expected to meet at 2:00 p.m. at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, outside of Gate 7 near the Saturn V booster rocket, 13800 Old Gentilly Rd. in New Orleans.
The Michoud Front Door Infrastructure Improvement Project was funded by a federal Community Development Block Grant and Local Government Infrastructure Program (ILOC) funds. The scope of work for this project included construction of new asphalt, concrete roadways and appropriate striping; repair of existing roadways; landscaping; installation of improved lighting; and improved drainage near the project site.