On Sunday, April 26, 2020, the folks who bring you Gribblenation (Adam, Doug and Tom) had the opportunity to sit down for a roundtable interview and conversation with the host of the Roadwaywiz YouTube channel. During the two hour conversation, you'll have the opportunity to learn about the history of the Gribblenation site (it'll be 20 years strong in January 2021) and find out a few things about the folks who manage Gribblenation. This was a fun interview to take part in. The video can be viewed by clicking on the play button below.
Located about halfway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans in southern Louisiana, the Sunshine Bridge spans the lower Mississippi River near the city of Donaldsonville as part of the longer Louisiana Highway 70 corridor, which connects Interstate 10 and Airline Highway (US 61) with US 90 in Morgan City. In the years following World War II, the only bridges across the lower Mississippi River in Louisiana were located in the area of the state’s two largest cities – Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Postwar agricultural and industrial development along the river in this region led to the planning of a series of infrastructure projects in southern Louisiana that were aimed at spurring this development and modernization of the Delta region. One of these projects was known as the Acadian Thruway and was developed in the 1950s as a toll road intended to connect greater New Orleans with Lafayette and points west while providing a high-speed bypass of the Baton Rouge metro area. The Thruway, which