Ribbon cutting to celebrate opening of I-49/I-220 interchange held today

I-49/I-220 Interchange opening Wednesday

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will be on hand at a ribbon cutting that will officially mark the opening of the new Interstate 49/Interstate-220 connector in Shreveport.

The event will be held at 9:30 a.m. KSLA News 12 will stream the event live.

The new lanes stretch all the way to the I-220 and N. Market Street exit.

The project took years to complete.

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