Louisiana to use innovative technique to protect marsh

The Louisiana Department of Transportation will use an innovative construction technique when it rebuilds Highway 1 through low-lying marshland near Fort Fourchon. To avoid having to dredge the wetland for big construction cranes, crews will elevate the roadway with temporary trestles attached to each newly finished section.

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