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November 14, 2012

New Orleans streetcar sparks rebuilding

  • Streets are being repaved, the airport is getting a makeover and crews are fixing sidewalks and potholes to get ready for the $52 million line.
    Associated Press

    NEW ORLEANS — With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by trolley the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter.

    The Big Easy — which will be the site of the big game Feb. 3 — is no stranger to Super Bowls. In the 47 years of game's history, this will be the 10th time for New Orleans to play host.

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