Louisiana Transportation Cabinet

Louisiana Transportation Cabinet

Louisiana Transportation Cabinet (Transportation Authority)

Louisiana Transportation is handled by the Louisiana Department of Transport and Development - the DOTD.

The Vision of the Louisiana Department of Transport and Development

The vision is quoted to say: ‘To be  a leader in moving Louisiana Forward.’

The Mission of the Louisiana Department of Transport and Development

The mission is quoted to say: ‘To deliver transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life and facilitate economic growth.’

The Philosophy of the Louisiana Department of Transport and Development

The philosophy of the Louisiana Department of Transport and Development is quoted to say: ‘The LA DOTD exists to serve the transportation and water resources needs of the public. We are committed to teamwork, quality, integrity, professionalism, innovation and excellence in serving our customers.’

The Values of the Louisiana Department of Transport and Development

The values are quoted to say the following:

‘We are committed to earning the public’s trust, holding to the highest moral, ethical, and professional standards.

  1. People: We respect our coworkers for their dedication, skills, diversity, and responsible actions.
  2. Excellence: We strive for high quality, ensuring the best product possible.
  3. Leadership: We embrace our responsibilities and empower our people to succeed.
  4. Public Service: We respond to the needs of our citizens, communities, and partners in a timely manner. 
  5. Accountability: We take responsibility for our performance.’

The Louisiana State Department of Transport and Development are responsible for the following activities under the banner of transportation:

  1. Aviation
  2. Complete Streets Final Report
  3. Current Construction
  4. Ferry Status
  5. Highway Safety
  6. Bicycle & Pedestrian
  7. Safe Routes to School
  8. Intermodal Transportation
  9. Aviation
  10. Public Transportation
  11. Marine & Rail
  12. Latin Am. Trade & Trans. Study (LATTS)
  13. Louisiana Transportation Authority
  14. Louisiana Transportation Research Center
  15. Marine & Rail
  16. Moveable Bridge Status
  17. New Orleans - CCCD Bridge/Ferries
  18. Public Transportation
  19. Public Works and Water Resources
  20. Dam Safety Program
  21. GIS Well Locator
  22. Ports and Flood Control Unit
  23. Public Works Design
  24. Registration Data File
  25. Water Resources Programs
  26. Traffic Counts
  27. Traffic Engineering
  28. Weights & Standards (Permits)
  29. State Highway Trouble Board
  30. Truck Permits Online

Under the banner of pre-construction and construction, the Louisiana State Department of Transport and Development are responsible for:

  1. Bridge Design
  2. Consultant Contract Services
  3. Environmental
  4. Location and Survey
  5. Pavement and Geotechnical
  6. Projects to be LET
  7. Project Management
  8. Pre-Construction Newsletter
  9. Real Estate
  10. DOTD Properties For Sale or Demolition
  11. Construction Contract Administration Manual
  12. Current Construction
  13. Pavement and Geotechnical
  14. Request for Information
  15. Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Template

Under the banner of operations, the Louisiana State Department of Transport and Development are responsible for:

  1. Crescent City Connection Division: This particular operation is aimed at planning, operating, constructing and finally also maintaining the river crossing over the local river of Mississippi in the particular districts of Jefferson, St. Bernard and Orleans.

  2. Emergency Operations: This division works to run emergency operations that may arise out of weather situations, maps issues or other state and federal conditions.

  3. Ferry/Bridge Status: This division is responsible for maintaining records of all ferry and bridge status for quick use by the public online and in other resources.