Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced this week Ascension Parish and Livingston Parish will each hold public meetings to discuss the feasibility of a parkway between the two parishes.

The Ascension-Livingston Parkway Feasibility Study will examine the relative feasibility and impacts of constructing a new four-lane parkway and bridge crossing of the Amite River connecting U.S. Highway 190, Interstate 12 and Interstate 10.

Livingston Parish will host their public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 6 8 p.m. at the Livingston Parish Health Unit. The health unit is located at 29261 South Frost Road, Livingston. For questions or to arrange disability assistance call (225) 686-2266.

Ascension Parish's meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lakeside Primary School, 16500 state Route 431, Prairieville. For questions or to arrange disability assistance call 225-450-1012.

Each meeting will be an open-house style meeting and will provide information regarding the proposed project to the public.

Parish officials and engineers, along with engineers from Burk-Kleinpeter, Inc. will be on hand to answer questions.