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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the new I-20/Tarbutton Road interchange in Ruston, Lincoln Parish is fully open to traffic.

The $25.5 million project creates a new interstate interchange in addition to a new Tarbutton Road overpass, a reconstructed Tarbutton Road north and south of I-20, and improved traffic flow on adjacent service roads.

Man Falls From Bridge Into Median Of I-20

Nov 15, 2019
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A man walking across the Thomas Road overpass had a seizure and fell onto the median of I-20 Thursday morning.

Police say it happened around 9:00 a.m.

Traffic was momentarily stopped while first responders came to his aid.

The man was not identified and was taken to Glenwood Regional Medical Center for his injuries.

Truck Driver Accused Of Assault on on I-20

Mar 6, 2019
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An Alabama truck driver has been accused of assualt after an early morning incident on Interstate 20. Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of an aggravated assault at the 108 exit on I-20 in West Monroe at 5:54 a.m. this morning. 


North Louisiana Economic Partnership

A $1.5 million dollar grant will help connect CenturyLink and IBM in Monroe. 

The federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the City of Monroe with a grant that’s anticipated to stimulate $20 million in economic development.