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Shawn Wilson, DOTD (2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-01-04

Duration: 00:28:49

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Wilson, Shawn | Louisiana. Department of Transportation and Development | Transportation


  • Wilson, Shawn Speaker


A speech by Shawn Wilson before the Baton Rouge Press Club on January 4, 2016. Wilson is the incoming Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) in the Edwards Administration. He discusses: his approach to transportation; major projects, including the I-10 corridor in Baton Rouge, an improved I-10 interchange near the New Orleans airport, rail, and the I-49 connector in Lafayette; and his takeaways from the transportation transition committee report. He also answers questions from the audience.