On Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 11:30 a.m., officials from L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College (Fletcher), the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS), local community leaders and other stakeholders and guests will gather in Schriever to break ground on the new campus development, located at Louisiana Highway 311 and Weatherford Road.
Fletcher's New Campus Development is a $19 million project, which includes an 89,000 square foot facility on 70 acres of state owned land. The new campus development is a part of the Act 391 facilities project, which was passed during the 2007 Legislative Session and includes 23 projects for 14 community and technical colleges throughout the state and a total bond package of $173.7 million.
Through this announcement, the local public is invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony at the Intersection of Louisiana Highway 311 and Weatherford Road. A reception, hosted by Weatherford International, will be held immediately following the groundbreaking at Weatherford Cafeteria, 179 Weatherford Road in Schriever.