The Advocate reported Monday that it will cost about $118 million to extend Ambassador Caffery Parkway for about 10 miles from where it currently ends near Interstate 10 to Interstate 49. A public hearing is set for Wednesday to discuss the project, a potential boom to development in north Lafayette Parish:

Work on the state project, assuming funding is secured, could still be several years away, but officials are now trying to identify the path the road might take.

The discussions come after the southern extension of Ambassador Caffery was completed in 2010, pushing the four-lane six miles from Verot School Road to U.S. 90 near Broussard.

The proposed northern extension would pass through portions of Carencro, Scott and unincorporated Lafayette Parish and complete a major north-south traffic corridor for the parish.

According to The Advocate, the public hearing is set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Carencro Community Center on North University Avenue.

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