Temporary closure to occur on Prytania Street at Louisiana Avenue
Work related to the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA)
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will temporarily close a portion of Prytania Street at Louisiana Avenue for work related to the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA).
Weather dependent, on Monday, October 30, 2017, Prytania Street will be closed on the east (downtown) side of Louisiana Avenue for approximately three weeks. During this closure, traffic will be maintained on Louisiana Avenue. Traffic traveling west (uptown) on Prytania Street will be detoured prior to reaching Louisiana Avenue. Traffic traveling east (downtown) on Prytania Street will be able to access Louisiana Avenue.
This closure is for roadway reconstruction.
Throughout construction, the Army Corps will continue to coordinate closures with its partners at the City of New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board.
For more information on the SELA project:
Release no. 17-026