Governor Landry says New Orleans is ready for Superbowl LIX

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Governor Jeff Landry is in New Orleans today with Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser to talk about getting the state ready for Super Bowl LIX on February 9, 2025 for a record tying 11th time with Miami, Florida.  Landry says New Orleans is ready.

“There is not a city that I believe can host a sporting event better than the city of New Orleans.”

Landry says that one focus for this event will be improving infrastructure that will have benefits for New Orleans reaching years into the future.

“We first directed DOTD to assist the City of New Orleans with road construction and repair work with an emphasis on projects that will last five t0 ten years post Superbowl.”

Some other projects include the relighting of the Crescent City Connection, cleaning and power washing of roads in the downtown area and Verizon, AT&T and Cox working together to bring 5G to downtown New Orleans.

Along with infrastructure, Landry wants to tackle public safety for the city and says when its game time the NFL can rest easy.

“By the time we put this Superbowl on, New Orleans will be one of the safest cities in the country.”

Landry says this is a great opportunity to bring Louisianans together and not just highlight the city of New Orleans but the state of Louisiana.

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