City, parish and federal transit authority funds financed the $7.1-million Phase 1 project.
Phase 2 will reconfigure adjacent roadways in the area, funded by $1.9 million in leveraged federal dollars through the Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development.
"The refocusing of the downtown area is a new trend, an effort to try to bring people back downtown," Kirkpatrick says.
Owner: City of Baton Rouge, La.
General Contractor: Arrighi Construction, Baton Rouge, La.
Lead Design: Brown+Danos & Joseph Furr, JV Inc., Baton Rouge, La.
Civil: ABMB Engineers Inc., Baton Rouge, La.
Structural: LBYD Engineers, Birmingham, Ala.
MEP: Apex Engineering Corp., Baton Rouge, La.
Submitted by Arrighi Construction