Grant: $730,897 - Federal Highway Administration - Aug. 21, 2009
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Award Description: Highway Infrastructure Investment Grant: Transportation Enhancements
Project Description: Construction of sidewalks
Jobs Summary: The jobs created or sustained on ARRA funded projects provided to LADOTD through FHWA are basically highway and/or bridge construction jobs along with other jobs relating to enhancement projects. A typical highway or bridge project includes the jobs listed below. It is important to note that not all projects are inclusive of the trades listed. Occassionally, additional trades may be necessary to complete a particular project. However, this list is indicative of a typical project. In general, the job title is descriptive of the work involved. In some instances, additional description is included. Jobs created or sustained by the Recovery Act funds include, but are not limited to, equipment operator, truck driver, laborer, concrete finisher, welder, pipefitter, painter, ironworker (reinforcing bar, structural steel installation), electrician, carpenter, millwright (mechanical work such as that work required on moveable bridges), pile driver, operator, work zone technician/flagger, quality control technician (testing and quality assurance), inspector, construction supervisor, project manager, program manager, and engineer, The employment impact of the use of Recovery Act funds in Louisiana is slowly becoming apparent. The Recovery funds have increased economic opportunity and provided for quick start Infrastucture projects which, in turn, increased the number of available jobs and provided hope to those who previously feared loosing their jobs. Additionally, the stimulus funds have proven to help emerging entreprenuers through the DBE requirements as well as provided support and opportunity to the struggling entreprenuer. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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