Poll: 80 Percent Of Lafayette Recognizes Importance Of I-49 Completion
In a poll taken of registered voters in Lafayette Parish, 81 percent said the completion of the I-49 South Connector Project is important to the future of the Parish.
The poll–conducted by Vermilion Marketing and Research–was conducted in January, with 500 registered voters responding.
Nine percent of the respondents thought the project’s completion shows little importance to the parish’s future–while eight percent were swayed neither way.
The project–which is still in its infant stages– is aimed to connect Lafayette and New Orleans through the current Highway 90 corridor.
The poll, commissioned by One Acadiana, is being used for market analysis purposes.