Louisiana: Transportation Infrastructure Improvement for Economic Development

Within this century, 2,400 miles of major roadway are projected to be inundated by sea level rise in the Gulf Coast Region. Roadways are at risk in the event of a sea level rise of about 4 ft, which is within range of projections for this region in this century. In total, 24% of interstate highway miles and 28% of secondary road miles in the Gulf Coast region are at elevations below 4 ft. A program to develop Gulf Coast port facilities will less the economic impact of this sea level rise

GMA 400L - Senior Seminar Research Lab