The widening of Club Deluxe Road, which has been discussed for years, is one major step closer to becoming reality. The Tangipahoa Parish Government is nearing the end of the right of way acquisition phase of the widening project. As of August 1st, 2015 approximately 98% of the right of way area has been acquired and 93% of the ownerships have settled. According to SJB Group, the engineering firm that has handled the acquisition, once the last parcel is acquired the next phase will be attaining construction quotes which will take roughly three months. The roadway is well overdue for an upgrade, one that will include removal of the narrow lanes and open ditch drainage with an installation of a curb and gutter drainage system. Furthermore, the two lane road will be widened to include a center turn lane. The current phase will run roughly 1.2 miles from South Morrison (US Highway 51 bypass) to just pass the Hammond Golf Center driving range. The right of way acquisition including the Parish purchasing 20’ on the north and south sides of Club Deluxe Road from most property owners.