The outside travel and parking lanes on both sides of St. Charles Avenue will be closed for the rest of August and much of September for drainage work and road reconstruction, city officials said.
The ongoing reconstruction of South Galvez Street will require a temporary detour on Martin Luther King Boulevard so contractors can perform exploratory work under the street, the city of New Orleans announced.
City workers have begun digging up a two-block stretch of Cherokee Street in order to replace its utility lines and repave the asphalt afterward, and the project is expected to last until the end of the year, New Orleans officials said.
The intersection of Magazine and Nashville streets will be closed for three weeks while workers repair underground utility lines and repaved, New Orleans officials announced.
A major section of Fontainebleau Drive will be closed most of the day Friday and Monday for road repairs, and part of South Carrollton will close on Saturday for water line work, officials said.
The blocks of South Broad Street alongside the overpass will be closed to traffic for filming overnight Thursday, though the bridge itself will remain open, city officials said.
City workers are launching a two-month repaving project today along Fontainebleau that will create a new bicycle lane between Nashville Avenue and South Broad Street.
The St. Charles Avenue repaving project will move to its next phase this month, the stretch between Louisiana and Napoleon avenues, city officials say.
A woman walking near Louisiana Avenue was hit by an SUV and killed Monday evening, New Orleans police said.
A pedestrian was hit and killed early Monday morning after he stepped onto Earhart Boulevard into the path of an oncoming taxicab, New Orleans police said.
How to manage parking at Audubon Park — and how to safely route traffic through and around it, given the upcoming work on Magazine Street — were among the chief concerns expressed by a large turnout Tuesday night for the second public-input meeting hosted by Audubon officials as they create a new master plan.