A look at projects vying for construction funding

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration will decide which construction projects are in line for funding in the 2014-15 budget year. A look at some of the dozens of projects competing for new cash lines of credit:
—Community Water Enrichment Program, $3 million.
—Louisiana Cancer Research Center in New Orleans, $3 million.
—Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home, door replacements, $220,000.
—Tioga Heritage Park and Museum in Rapides Parish, $50,000.
—Eddie Robinson Museum in Grambling, $82,300.
—Water Conference and Education Center in Baton Rouge, $8.4 million.
—Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches, $21,900.
—Bayou Segnette State Park in Jefferson Parish, additional cabins, $1.5 million.
—HVAC System Replacement at Swanson Center for Youth in Columbia juvenile detention facility, $180,000.
—Louisiana State Police crime lab expansion, $37,300.
—LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute, $500,000.
—Southern University New Orleans, student life center, $1 million.
—Nicholls State University, fieldhouse construction, $835,000.
—New Basin Canal Park bicycle and jogging path in New Orleans, $100,000.
—Playground equipment at Purple Heart Park in Beauregard Parish, $20,000.
—Iberia Parish recreational complex, $100,000.
—Jackson Parish riding arena and livestock pavilion, $195,000.
—Riverside Senior Center in Jefferson Parish, $825,000.
—Natchitoches Parish courthouse security improvements, $100,000.
—St. Helena Parish library, $100,000.
—Vernon Parish walking path, $40,000.
—Webster Parish courthouse HVAC renovations, $540,000.
—Park renovations in Breaux Bridge, $25,000.
—Improvements to water distribution system in Covington, $560,000.
—Wastewater treatment plant facility in Grayson, $540,000.
—Downtown drainage improvements in Gretna, $600,000.
—Mandeville Police classroom addition, $340,000.
—Downtown sidewalk, ramps, curbs and fence enhancements in Olla, $270,000.
—Junior golf training facilities for Jerry Tim Brooks Lakeside Golf Course in Shreveport, $250,000.
—Exhibits at the Audubon Institute in New Orleans, $6.2 million.
—National World War II Museum in New Orleans, $6 million.
—Old McKinley High Community Center in Baton Rouge, $589,600.
—Preservation of Archdiocese of New Orleans historic structures, $300,000.
—Dryades YMCA facility in New Orleans, $50,000.
—Roof repairs to American Legion facility in Webster Parish, $120,000.
—Roof repairs at Homer Memorial Hospital, $420,000.
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Source:
House Bill 2 can be found at www.legis.la.gov

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