UPDATE: Second annual Mandeville Traffic Summit June 21st

Discussion to be limited to Mandeville projects

Panelists to include officials from all levels of government

Town hall will discuss range of highway and road projects

June 21, 2021, 5:30-7:00PM at the Paul Spitzfaden Community Center

MANDEVILLE — Mayor Clay Madden issued an update concerning this event:

PRESS RELEASE (June 15, 2021):

I would like to take this time to clear up any confusion about the Traffic Summit next week. This meeting is hosted by me and the City of Mandeville for the benefit of the residents of Mandeville. If you live outside the Mandeville city limits, you are more than welcome to attend as this is a public meeting. However, this meeting has an agenda and ONLY the projects outlined below will be discussed. We will not be discussing, for example, Highway 1077, as that is not in Mandeville. So again, ONLY the projects below will be discussed. This meeting also has a beginning and end time. Panelists will speak first and then we will take questions. As the host, my job is to keep the meeting moving. Two years ago, this format worked fine. The goal of this meeting is to get all agencies in one room to better communicate project details. When elected officials attend meetings, they always bring business cards usually with their cell phones and email addresses. Therefore, if you have a question about a project not on the meeting agenda, my suggestion would be to get business cards and perform follow up questioning after the meeting. The additional benefit of this meeting, compared to the meeting two years ago, is it will be live streamed and recorded for viewing via the City of Mandeville’s Facebook page and city website.

PRESS RELEASE (June 7, 2021):

Mandeville Mayor Clay Madden has organized and called the second annual Mandeville Traffic Summit. The public meeting will take place on Monday, June 21 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at the Paul Spitzfaden Community Center on East Causeway Approach.

Panelists will include: Mandeville Mayor Clay Madden, Parish President Mike Cooper, State Senator Patrick McMath, State Representative Richard Nelson, Parish Councilman Mike Lorino, and representatives from U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, U.S. Senator John N. Kennedy, and U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise’s offices, General Manager of the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission Carlton Dufrechou, Larry Sharp from the District 62 office of the LADOTD, and Jeff Rosel of the Regional Planning Commission.

Topics to be discussed will include:

1) Hwy 190/Hwy 22 interchange improvements

2) Monroe Street/East Causeway intersection improvements

3) Highway 22 widening

4) Interstate 12 upgrades and improvements

5) U.S. 190 Streetscape and Access Management (Carondelot to Clausel in Mandeville)

6) General Causeway updates

Source: Mayor Clay Madden Official Facebook Account


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