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Projects in New Orleans, Louisiana

Below are the "shovel-ready" projects for which this city submitted in the 2008 U.S. Conference of Mayors report. You can click on a project to read (and add to) its description. You can also discuss the project and vote on whether you believe it is critical or not.

The total cost of all the projects submitted by New Orleans is $304,269,644

Description City State Jobs Cost Program Type Vote Ratio
Fleur D' Lis Phase 2 New Orleans LA 0 $9,000,000 Streets/Roads 33
Earhart Boulevard (Hamilton to Fern) New Orleans LA 0 $7,500,000 Streets/Roads 27
Robert E. Lee Bridge at London Avenue New Orleans LA 0 $6,000,000 Streets/Roads -3
Woodland (DeGaulle to Tullis) New Orleans LA 0 $5,500,000 Streets/Roads 4
St. Charles Avenue (Calliope to Napoleon) New Orleans LA 0 $5,000,000 Streets/Roads 7
Lakefront/Holy Cross Signals New Orleans LA 0 $3,000,000 Streets/Roads 0
Robert E. Lee (Pratt to Paris) New Orleans LA 0 $3,000,000 Streets/Roads 10
New Sludge Line to the River - provide separate, redundant discharge line to the Mississippi River New Orleans LA 36 $6,200,000 Water 2
Co-Generation of Electricity - design/build one 1,000 gross/950 net KW organic Rankine cycle turbine and ancillary equipment New Orleans LA 26 $4,990,000 Water 6
Sodium Hypochlorite Storage and Feed Facility - drinking water purification New Orleans LA 18 $3,300,000 Water 5
Filter Rehabilitation - replacement, cleaning and maintenance for four to six filters New Orleans LA 18 $3,000,000 Water 1
Gen. DeGaulle Pump Station Retrofit New Orleans LA 2 $510,000 Water 12
Expansion of Concourse D - 6 additional gates and reconfiguration of taxiway New Orleans LA 1053 $42,451,800 Airport -18
West Annex Gates and Terminal Expansion - constrction of 6 new gates to replaced aging facility New Orleans LA 844 $34,000,000 Airport -19
West Terminal Expansion - Expansion of passenger facilities including additional gates and amenities New Orleans LA 844 $34,000,000 Airport -18
Terminal Apron Rehabilitation - Phases I & II - restore air carrier apron surrounding terminal and concourses New Orleans LA 410 $16,536,300 Airport -9
New Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Station - construction of new emergency response facility New Orleans LA 298 $12,000,000 Airport 5
Utility Building - Permanent storm-proof facility for backup power New Orleans LA 273 $11,000,000 Airport 25
Taxiway Golf East Extension - extend existing taxiway to connect with north/south runway New Orleans LA 263 $10,601,800 Airport -12
Facility Improvement Program - upgrades and renovation of the Airport facilities New Orleans LA 261 $10,520,200 Airport 4
West Terminal Apron - Expansion Airfield Apron to support aircraft operations New Orleans LA 242 $10,000,000 Airport -3
West Terminal Roadway - realignment of terminal traffic connecting new passenger facilities New Orleans LA 211 $8,500,000 Airport 0
Aberdeen Street Improvements - upgrade of existing general aviation access road New Orleans LA 149 $6,000,000 Airport -3
Concourse D Apron - relocation of taxilanes to accomodate additional carrier traffic New Orleans LA 121 $5,000,000 Airport -3
New Airfield Vault - replace existing electrical switchgear vault for airfield New Orleans LA 87 $3,500,000 Airport 2
Utilities Phase of Concourse D Expansion - New HVAC system to provide additional capacity for increased floor space New Orleans LA 61 $2,500,000 Airport 0
Union Passenger Terminal New Central Plant New Orleans LA 0 $4,120,000 Amtrak 9
Acquisition and Retrofit of Greyhound Baggage Express/Dormitory Building for City/Homeland Security Emergency Center New Orleans LA 0 $3,400,000 Amtrak -17
Union Passenger Terminal New Commissary Building for AMTRAK New Orleans LA 0 $1,500,000 Amtrak 5
Union Passenger Terminal Asbestos Abatement/ADA Improvements and Upgrades New Orleans LA 0 $1,050,000 Amtrak 10
Preventive Maintenance - fuel, parts, etc. New Orleans LA 0 $10,000,000 Transit -21
BRT buses - 10 articulated New Orleans LA 0 $7,500,000 Transit -17
350 Transit Shelters New Orleans LA 0 $2,800,000 Transit -29
100 Veloway Bike Program bikes New Orleans LA 0 $2,500,000 Transit -136
30 E-Z buses New Orleans LA 0 $2,445,000 Transit -12
Street Repair at Eastern New Orleans Facility New Orleans LA 0 $1,500,000 Transit -11
ADA Voice Annunciator Equipment New Orleans LA 0 $680,000 Transit -12
Miscellaneous Transit Maintenance Equipment New Orleans LA 0 $577,098 Transit -11
Simmons Wheel Borer, 41" table with 5 1/2" to 6" wheel bore New Orleans LA 0 $490,000 Transit -15
Wheel Borer Equipment New Orleans LA 0 $490,000 Transit -18
9 transit Police Replacement Vehicles New Orleans LA 0 $279,000 Transit -9
Spot welder and Heavy duty Brake Press New Orleans LA 0 $250,000 Transit -18
Paratransit Mobile Date Terminal (MDT) New Orleans LA 0 $200,000 Transit -4
Landall Truck and Trailer New Orleans LA 0 $160,000 Transit -18
Upgrade ITS - Wireless and "Blue Cloud" New Orleans LA 0 $151,348 Transit -5
Swing Beam Shear New Orleans LA 0 $90,000 Transit -11
Auto-Cad Control System for Plasma Cutter New Orleans LA 0 $75,000 Transit -20
Push Motor and Attachments New Orleans LA 0 $62,798 Transit -18
Electronic front end alignment machine New Orleans LA 0 $55,000 Transit -12
Engine and Transportation Training Module for Cummins ISL New Orleans LA 0 $45,000 Transit -3
Four Post Computer Alignment Machine New Orleans LA 0 $40,000 Transit -9
Nitrogen inflation system New Orleans LA 0 $30,000 Transit -9
Thermo King Self Contained Module New Orleans LA 0 $26,000 Transit -9
Diagnostic computer system and software New Orleans LA 0 $24,800 Transit -3
Gas Forge New Orleans LA 0 $20,000 Transit -9
Hotwash cleaning station New Orleans LA 0 $20,000 Transit -16
Engine Flush Machine and Attachments New Orleans LA 0 $15,000 Transit -11
Transmission Flush Machine and Attachments New Orleans LA 0 $12,000 Transit -8
25HP NorthStar 2Gun Hot Water Pressure Washer Trailer New Orleans LA 0 $11,000 Transit -12
Disc Drum Lathe and Equipment New Orleans LA 0 $10,500 Transit -7
Ford IDS System New Orleans LA 0 $10,400 Transit -6
Transmission Flush Machine New Orleans LA 0 $6,300 Transit -10
Charging System Test Equipment New Orleans LA 0 $2,500 Transit -6
EGR Cleaner for 6.0 Engine New Orleans LA 0 $2,500 Transit -12
Diesel Injector Cleaner New Orleans LA 0 $2,200 Transit -13
Paint Shaker New Orleans LA 0 $2,000 Transit -76
HVAC Flush System New Orleans LA 0 $1,800 Transit -10
Gas Injector Cleaner New Orleans LA 0 $1,500 Transit -18
10 Ton Port-A-Power Machine New Orleans LA 0 $800 Transit -27