Louisiana's infrastructure is crumbling into nothingness, and as a result, our economy is suffering. How can we expect to reach our maximum economic potential if we are unable to offer industry our assurances that we will be able to transport their products? How can we motivate new business to come to Louisiana when our current infrastructure cannot efficiently handle present traffic loads? Our infrastructure is at maximum capacity and is quickly failing. We must work with private industry to identify needed infrastructure improvement projects and then take the initiative to ensure that those projects are built. We are losing potential new jobs to other states. It is time for us to take back our economy and once again take hold of our destiny.