Bossier, La., — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) submitted a community project funding request for Barksdale Air Force Base:
Barksdale Air Force Base — New Entrance Road and Gate Complex
Recipient: Department of the Air Force
Recipient Address: 1690 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330
Requested Amount: $36 million
Explanation of Request: This project will dramatically increase safety and efficiency of movement into and out of the East side of Barksdale Air Force Base. It is a fully authorized project that will connect to a nearly-completed I-220 interchange and provide an additional entrance to the installation that is not encumbered by existing railroad and traffic constraints.