Chapter 9: public infrastructure
- Maintain and improve existing water, wastewater, and drainage systems throughout the community
- Maintain and enhance the existing road network and bridges
- Prepare for anticipated capital improvements
- Increase investment in disaster mitigation efforts
Goals, Strategies & Objectives
Goal 1: West Monroe maintains its existing public infrastructure network.
Goal 2: West Monroe plans, designs, and constructs infrastructure improvements consistent with projected development and growth.
Goal 3: West Monroe administers quality community services and maintains modern municipal facilities.
On an annual basis, continue to develop and revise a CIP to prepare for the construction, maintenance, and replacement of public infrastructure and facilities
Improve water, sewer, and drainage infrastructure throughout the city, including the following projects:
Update data in city’s water system model for use in fire rating analysis
Rehabilitate the sanitary sewer lift stations on Drago Street and Austin Street
Make improvements to the Black Bayou Canal (including cleaning, widening, and armoring portions of the canal south of I-20)
Improve drainage (including cross drains, piping, and ditches) at the industrial park
Enhance the city’s existing street overlay program
Implement the ADA Sidewalk Transition Plan
Complete the utility improvements as identified by the multicomponent Trenton Street Corridor Project, including:
Trenton Street Corridor
Downtown (as identified in the Downtown West Monroe Streetscape Master Plan)
Develop a broadband deployment and connectivity plan