MARKET ACCESS

HIGHWAYS

The two main transportation arteries through Livingston Parish are Interstate 12 and U.S. Highway 190. I-12 is part of the I-10 interstate system, which stretches from Jacksonville, Florida to Los Angeles, California. I-55, connecting New Orleans and Chicago, is just east of the parish and intersects I-10 near LaPlace in the heart of the lower Mississippi corridor. State Highways 16, 22, 43, 40 as well as numerous parish roads also serve local markets.

FREIGHT RAIL

Livingston Parish is served by Illinois Central Railroad.

WATER TRANSPORTATION

Inland Waterways- Cargo can be delivered by barge from Louisiana to all of mid-America via the 19,000 mile Mississippi River system.
Shallow Draft Port-

Port Manchac is located 46 miles from Livingston Parish in the neighboring Tangipahoa Parish. It offers quick access to interstates, main line rail service, and the Port of New Orleans.

Deepwater Ports- The three nearby port authorities, which operate Foreign Trade Zones include:

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge , 21 miles
The Port of South Louisiana, 81 miles
The Port of New Orleans, 84 miles

AIR TRANSPORTATION

Commercial Airports-

New Orleans International, located 55 miles from Livingston, is the largest commercial airport in the region and is easily accessible via I-55. More than 20 national and international carriers service New Orleans International Airport, providing passenger and cargo transportation to nearly all destinations in the U.S., Central and South America, Europe, and the Far East.

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, located 15 miles East of Livingston Parish, is also accessible via I-12.

Private Aircraft –

Hammond Municipal Airport is located 2 ? miles east of Hammond. It is the largest general aviation airport on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain. The New Orleans Lakefront Airport, an hour away on the south shore of lake Pontchartrain, also serves corporate, private, and charter aircraft.

PARCEL SERVICE

Airborne United Parcel Service
Emery United States Postal Service
Federal Express  

PASSENGER SERVICE

Greyhound Bus Lines

MOTOR FREIGHT

All major freight carriers service the Livingston Parish area, including the following: AAA Cooper Transportation, ABF Freight System, Acme Truck Line, Agway Systems, Atlantic Coast Express, Consolidated Freightways, Deep South Freight Lines, Fee Transportation Services, Roadway Express, SAIA Motor Freight, and Yellow Freight Systems.

DISTANCES TO MAJOR CITIES
(in miles, from center of Parish)

Atlanta, GA

511 miles

Birmingham, AL

349 miles

Chicago, IL

900 miles

Cincinnati, OH

811 miles

Dallas, TX

385 miles

Denver, CO

1,279 miles

Houston, TX

300 miles

Kansas City, MO

810 miles

Memphis, TN

393 miles

Minneapolis, MN

1,229 miles

Nashville, TN

482 miles

New Orleans, LA

55 miles

St. Louis, MO

577 miles

Source: www.mapquest.com

UTILITIES AND SERVICES

ELECTRICITY

Cajun Electric Power Cooperative
Dixie Electric Membership Corporation (DEMCO)
Entergy

NATURAL GAS

City of Denham Springs Monterrey Gas Company
Dixie Gas Company Southern Natural
Livingston Gas & Utility Town of Walker
Louisiana Gas Service United Gas Pipeline

WATER & SEWERAGE, SOLID WASTE

Location Water Supplier Sewer System
Denham Springs City of Denham Springs City of Denham Springs
Walker Town of Walker Town of Walker
Livingston Town of Livingston Town of Livingston
French Settlement Private Septic Tanks
Killian Village of Killian Septic Tanks
Albany Village of Albany Septic Tanks

TELEPHONE

AT&T LDS
BellSouth MCI
East Ascension Telephone (EATEL) U.S. Sprint
LDDS