45 cents: DOTD reveals toll for new Belle Chasse Bridge
The toll figures are out, and a trip across the new Belle Chasse Bridge in 2023 is projected to cost a Plaquemines Parish resident in a standard car $.45 per crossing.
That was the figure revealed at long last May 29 as DOTD Secretary Dr. Shawn Wilson addressed a full house at the Belle Chasse Auditorium. Flanking Wilson were the team leaders behind Plenary Infrastructure, the primary contractor selected for the public-private partnership (P3), along with state Sen. Troy Carter, state Rep. Chris Leopold, Senate Transportation Committee Chair Page Cortez and House Transportation Committee Chair Terry Landry.
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