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Jan. 3rd: KSLA News 12 Cable Barriers Editorial

Cable barriers save lives and now they are coming to Northwest Louisiana. In September, KSLA News 12 anchor Doug Warner highlighted the need for cable barriers along Interstate 20.

Cable barriers are installed in the median between the east and west bound lanes of traffic. They prevent cars from crossing the median and crashing into oncoming traffic.

Texas has hundreds of miles of cable barriers installed, but those barriers currently stop at the state line.

Now, the state of Louisiana is about to install 28 miles of cable barriers on I-20 throughout Bossier and Webster parishes. The goal is to have them on all major interstates in the state. That will take years.

It's proven these cable barriers save lives. It's good to see the state of Louisiana moving ahead with this project.

I'm James Smith.

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