Infrastructure

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Linking to Louisiana to the rest of the world are some of the most advanced telecommunications facilities available today, including satellite, cellular and Point of Presence capabilities. BellSouth Corporation, provides a myriad of services ranging from basic residential lines to sophisticated, private-line systems that allow customers to create their own high-speed digital networks. Cingular Telephone is one of the nation's leading long-distance and cellular carriers. Private carriers including Network Telephone, Louisiana Cooperative Telecommunications, AT&T and numerous other companies offer telephone, long -distance calling and broadband internet services.

 

 

ELECTRIC UTILITIES

 

GAS COMPANIES

 

WATER COMPANIES

 

TRANSPORTATION

Highways:

Interstate None; U.S. 90
State 14, 83, 85, 86, 182, 329, 674, 675, and 679

Railroads:

Louisiana & Delta, Southern Pacific

Motor freight : 5

Terminal Facilities are not available within the parish.

Air service airport:

Lafayette Regional Airport : Distance 23 miles*
Commercial airlines:
American Eagle
Atlantic Southeast
Continental Express
Northwest Airlink
Average number flights per day 29
Number of Runways 3
Length of Runways 7,651 feet
  4,099 feet
  5,201 feet

Local airport:

Acadiana Regional Airport : Distance 0 miles*
Number of Runways 1
Length of Runways 8,002 feet
LeMaire Memorial Airport: Distance 16 miles*
Number of Runways 1
 Length of Runways 3,000 feet
* Note:Distance computed between parish seat and airport.

Waterways

Port Facilities Channel  
Port Facilities Depth Distance to Port
Port of Baton Rouge 45 feet 80 miles
Foreign Trade Zone: Yes  
Nearest Shallow Draft Channel  
Port Facilities Depth Distance to Port
Port of Iberia 13 feet 0 miles
Foreign Trade Zone No  
Barge Terminals 0