NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will temporarily close Benefit Street to traffic between Eads Street and Deers Street for work related to the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control project.
Weather permitting; Construction closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 17th and last until Friday March 27, 2020. This temporary closure is related to the construction of new box culverts to enhance the drainage in the area. Street closure will not impact regularly scheduled garbage collection.
Throughout construction, the Army Corps will continue to coordinate closures with its partners at the City of New Orleans and the Sewerage & Water Board.
For more information on the SELA project:
Release no. 20-009