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August 16, 2022
LAFAYETTE, La. — When Roland Babin joined the Louisiana highway department in 1955 on a road construction crew, the Chevy Bel Air was the most popular ride, Bill Haley and His Comets were rocking around the clock and America liked Ike.
“I started as a rodman (setting up equipment) for $180 per month,” Babin said. “I've loved every minute of it.”
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