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Johnson Advocates for Defense Community Projects

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.

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Congressman Johnson serves on the House Armed Services Committee and his congressional district includes Barksdale Air Force Base.