Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Jul 6 1970, Page 7

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 6, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaJustice department studies interstate routing by ame r. I Olk associated press writer Washington a the government is planning to build a tent confirmed its lawyers Are pushing a inquiry to deter mine whether any undue influence was involved in the routing of the superhighway. In new a superhighway through Thel soggy Bayou land of new or Orleans where the investigation jeans mafia Boss Carlos Marcel entered Federal attorneys to and pay his business Empire declined to comment on any de about tails. The Justice department has the 1-410 bypass route was launched a secret probe of the unveiled last month at a private routing of the interstate 410 by Highway briefing for area offi through the five Miles of vials. Bright red lines on official held in the name of maps at Louisiana state nights two firms Marcello controls. Way Headquarters Mark its path s although the route has not through the Marcello marshes. J been publicly announced the a Public hearing on formal f. Associated press found the six approval of the route is planned f. Lane expressway looping South j for this fall probably in sap g of new Orleans already has i tember. Been mapped by Highway offi the Marcello segment is part to vials to run across the Marcelo of a 48-mile bypass swinging marshes. Around new Orleans and Coslin the Federal government is million with the biggest paying 90 per cent of the i part of the Money marked for now earmarked to buy the 300- building two new Bridges across s foot wide right of Way through a the Mississippi River above and 5 stretch Al nut ont Rolv con below the City. The 1-410 Beltway was to the interstate system late in 1968 when the Johnson administration in its dying Day handed out billions of dollars in new. Stretch almost entirely r 35c Hunts yellow cling sizes or halves nun i a i a Uultt peaches j cans

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