$40 million Causeway rail improvement project on hold, report says

$40 million Causeway rail improvement project on hold, report says

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A $40 million rail improvement project on the Causeway is on hold.

According to our partners at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, bridge officials are considering a request to use fiberglass and plastic rails.

Original bid specifications called for steel, but a Texas firm wants to use its patented fiberglass and plastic combination.

Earlier this month, The Causeway Commission instructed the bridge's general manager to delay advertising for bids.

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