City Scoop: Shreveport, La.
Maj. Gen. (ret.) John Basilica Jr.
Vice President/ Gulf Coast District Leader, HNTB
“There is excitement surrounding Gov. (John Bel) Edwards’ establishment of a task force to provide a plan to increase revenues for transportation infrastructure in the state of Louisiana as a whole,” Basilica says. The region has a number of high-priority projects, including the I-49 Intercity Connector and LA 511 Jimmie Davis Bridge, he says. “This is the first real opportunity for meaningful additional investment in Louisiana’s transportation infrastructure in over two decades,” says Basilic
Firm in Focus
Hand Construction LLC
9445 Stevens Rd., Shreveport, La.
President: M. Cayce Hand
School Work: Hand began construction on Haughton Middle School in 2015. The $29-million project is expected to be finished in the winter of 2017.