Section of Prytania Street to close for SELA work

Published July 23, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District and its contractor, Cajun Constructors will close a section of Prytania Street to begin water main and utility installation. Work is part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA).

Beginning Friday, July 25, 2014, Prytania Street will be closed from Jefferson Avenue to Joseph Street. The closure is scheduled to be complete in August 2015.

Residential access on Prytania Street between Jefferson Avenue and Joseph Street will be allowed. Octavia Street will be open at Prytania Street.

Throughout construction the Corps continues to work closely with its partners at the Department of Public Works for the City of New Orleans. For questions or comments, please call the SELA Construction Hotline at 504-585-2450.

Rene Poche

Release no. 14-039