Contractors are set to begin rebuilding a portion of the long-closed Prytania Street, but the Octavia Street intersection will close for at least eight weeks as part of the process, New Orleans officials said.
The long-awaited end of the Napoleon Avenue drainage-canal project is now expected to be the end of the year — all of it — and landscaping on the neutral ground should be done next year, officials with the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told neighbors Thursday night.
Low water pressure is expected on part of Prytania and Aline streets on Wednesday evening as part of the ongoing drainage canal construction on Louisiana Avenue, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
Low water pressure is expected in a number of Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend as the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans makes repairs to several lines, officials said.
Low water pressure is expected all day Friday around Prytania and Nashville Avenue, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
Installation of a new water line on Arabella Street will cause low water pressure for residents on several blocks on Wednesday, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
Property owners near the construction of major new drainage canals across Uptown New Orleans are asking a judge to intervene in the management of the project contracts, seeking an end to the interminable delays, they announced Friday morning.
A number of road closures and low water-pressure advisories have been issued this week for the areas around the drainage canal projects on Louisiana, Napoleon and Jefferson Avenues, according to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans.
Camp Street near Jefferson Avenue will close this week through the end of the year as part of the ongoing installation of a drainage canal there, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
With construction of a major new drainage canal on Louisiana Avenue slated to last at least until 2018, neighbors are rallying with a new online association dedicated to monitoring and reporting safety problems up and down the corridor.
More than 100 homes and businesses around Delachaise Street will lose power Wednesday as part of ongoing work related to the construction of the nearby drainage canals, Entergy officials said.
Traffic will not be allowed on a section of Calhoun Street in the university area on Friday for the installation of a new water line, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
Parts of South Claiborne and Jefferson avenues will both experience low-water pressure on Thursday as part of work to install major new drainage canals along both corridors, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
Starting Monday, drivers attempting to pass through Magazine Street’s intersection with Jefferson Avenue will be guided by a “phased” signal that alternates between Uptown and Downtown-bound traffic, the Sewerage & Water Board announced.