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Transportation


Railroad

234 Terminal Corp is served by three trunk line railroads, two on the east bank of the Mississippi River and one on the west bank. The Union Pacific railroad on the west bank provides service to western U.S. markets, whereas the Canadian National and Kansas City Southern railroads, both on the east bank, serve the mid-continental United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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Interstate and Highways

234 Terminal Corp is conveniently located near the United States' 3 most important highways.

I-10 - From Florida to California, the most popular coast-to-coast route.

I-55 - From Louisiana to Chicago. I-55 is the only Interstate Highway that crosses the Mississippi River twice.

I-59 - From Louisiana to Georgia. The road's major purpose was to connect Birmingham, Alabama to Chattanooga, Tennessee and New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Huey P. Long Bridge (Baton Rouge)

The Huey P. Long Bridge is a truss cantilever bridge over the Mississippi River carrying US 190 (Airline Highway) and one rail line between East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana and West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

The main truss superstructure is around 3,300 feet long. The highway approaches are 1,650 feet on the west end of the bridge, and 870 feet on the east side of the structure. The total length of the highway approaches and main truss closely matches the published length of the bridge at 5,879 feet. The railroad trestle is around 3,650 feet on the east end of the river crossing, and nearly 5,300 feet long on the west side of the river. This gives a total elevated length of about 12,250 for trains, which is 2-1/4 miles.


Vessel and Barge

The Mississippi River is the largest river system in the United States and also the largest of North America. About 2,320 miles long, the river originates at Lake Itasca, Minnesota and flows slowly southwards in sweeping meanders, terminating 95 river miles below New Orleans, Louisiana where it begins to flow to the Gulf of Mexico.


Air

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, located 10 minutes north of downtown near Baker, the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport connects the area with more than 300 cities around the world. Commercial carriers include American Eagle, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, and Northwest Airlines. Nonstop service is available to Atlanta, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and Memphis. The airport is currently going through an expansion to improve its facilities and better compete with other markets.

The New Orleans (Louis Armstrong) International airport is south of 234 Terminal Corp. and air services are available to major airports throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe, Central and South America, and Canada.