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New asphalt plant opens in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A New Orleans area construction company celebrated opening a new plant in Baton Rouge Tuesday. 

Barriere Construction along with state leaders cut the ribbon on a new asphalt producing plant over on Scenic Highway. 

The company said the new plant will allow them to expand their services to the Baton Rouge area and will hire about 75 employees to work the new site. 

The plant officially came online earlier this year. 

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