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Roadwork ahead: North Carrollton lanes closed near Bienville

On Thursday (June 23), the city closed two  lanes in the 200 block of North Carrollton Avenue as it installs a waterline. The uptown-bound lanes from Iberville Street to Bienville Street will be closed through July 1. City roadwork contractor Hard Rock Construction is installing of a water line as a part of the Mid-City Read More…

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Roadwork ahead: Bike lane, crosswalk work to resume on Gentilly Boulevard

From the Mayor’s Office Beginning Tuesday (May 24), weather permitting, the city’s Department of Public Works contractor, Pavement Markings, will resume safety improvements including updates to the bicycle and pedestrian facilities along Gentilly Boulevard — from Grand Route St. John Street to St. Bernard Avenue. No parking will be allowed in this area for the Read More…

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Lopez Pedestrian Bridge on Lafitte Greenway is completed

The North Lopez Pedestrian Bridge is ready to provide easier access to the Lafitte Greenway, the Mayor’s Office announced. The bridge provides pedestrian and bicycle connectivity to the Greenway from North Conti Street across the canal. The estimated cost of the project is $650,000, funded using the Louisiana Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration dollars and Read More…

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Crescent City Classic takes to the streets on Saturday

The Crescent City Classic, an Easter weekend tradition, returns to the streets of New Orleans on Saturday (April 16). For more than four decades, the Crescent City Classic has combined an elite international competition with a New Orleans style procession complete with cocktails and Easter-themed costumes. The CCC, which began in 1979, is one of the Read More…

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Road work ahead: Repaving scheduled for Allard, Roosevelt, Dumaine, Picheloup

The city’s construction contractor Fleming Construction Co. will be working  this week on the City Park Group A project. Crews will work from 7 a.m. to 5:30pm in an effort to remain on schedule. Crews will be setting the roadway for upcoming paving operations on the following locations: Allard Boulevard, the 800 block of Roosevelt Read More…

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Traffic advisory: Closures on Broad Street overpass for bike lane upgrades to begin Monday

Beginning Monday (Nov. 8) weather permitting, the Department of Public Works (DPW) and its contractor Pavement Markings will temporarily close lanes on the South Broad Street overpass between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to perform maintenance and upgrades on the bike lanes between Third Street and Tulane Avenue. One lane of traffic in both directions Read More…

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Roadwork update: City Park, Bayou St. John, Mid-City, Hagan-Lafitte

From the Mayor’s Office The Mayor’s Office announced in its monthly roadwork update that 60 roadwork projects are currently underway around the city, totaling over $600 million. They said that the city hopes to demonstrate accountability and effectiveness in its current infrastructure projects in order to help secure more federal infrastructure funding in the future. Read More…

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Traffic advisory: Allard from City Park Avenue to Dumaine to close for a month

On Tuesday (April 27) beginning at 7 a.m., weather permitting, Allard Boulevard from City Park Avenue to Dumaine Street will close for approximately four weeks. The Department of Public Works’ contractor, Fleming Construction Co., will perform underground waterline operations as part of the City Park Group A infrastructure improvement project.

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Roadwork update: Bayou St. John, Fairgrounds, Mid-City, Hagan-Lafitte, City Park, Navarre

The Mayor’s Office announced in its monthly roadwork update that an unprecedented amount of infrastructure work — altogether more than $550 million in roadway and other projects — is currently underway in New Orleans. Mayor LaToya Cantrell also said more projects are in the works. She noted that $350 million in bonds approved for a Read More…

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Roadwork updates: Bayou St. John, Hagan-Lafitte, Mid-City Group A, City Park Group A

From the Mayor’s Office An unprecedented amount of infrastructure work is happening across New Orleans — altogether more than $500 million on roadways and on vertical construction projects and there is more to come. For the first time in more than five years, the city has approved nearly $300 million in bonds for a tax-exempt Read More…