04/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/11/2019 14:09
'This legislation paves the way for endless economic opportunities in our region,' said Palazzo. 'By approving this designation, we can spur development and connect our military installments to our ports and large commerce centers located throughout the route. I look forward to seeing the designation give Mississippi's transportation routes a competitive edge.'
The I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act authorizes most of this new interstate route using the general pattern of existing roads and highways, leaving the final determination about the exact interstate path up to state and local officials who know their communities best.
Other original cosponsors include Representatives Michael Guest (MS-3), Ralph Abraham (LA-5), Mike Johnson (LA-3), Mike Conaway (TX-11), Randy Weber (TX-14), John Carter (TX-31), Roger Williams (TX-25), and Bill Flores (TX-17), and Kevin Brady (TX-8).
Bill text can be found here.