Fred Raiford Talks Drainage Improvement Plans 6-11-21

Fred Raiford joined the show to talk about the 20 million dollars that will be dedicated to flood improvements throughout the Baton Rouge area.  Fred talks about what areas will see changes and improvements, including clearing canals of debris and when the projects will begin.  Once the projects are complete, he says crews need to go out to various locations to make sure these problem areas are clear and prepared for a heavy rain event.  Finally, Fred explains what the city will do to make sure the community knows how to keep ditches clean in order to make sure drainage is working properly.  He also breaks down where the money will come from and how quickly the money will be received.