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History of Interstate 10 in Louisiana

History of Interstate 10 in Louisiana

The I-10, I-12 and I-59 interchange at Slidell. History Before the construction of I-10, there were two east-west routes through southern Louisiana, US 90 and US 190. US 90 most closely follows the I-10 corridor, but curves south from Lafayette to go through Houma to New Orleans. US 190 goes further north than I-10. The middle section between Lafayette and Baton Rouge had no predecessor, before I-10 was built here there were no through roads in this area. US 190…

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