FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 18, 2020
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St. Bernard Parish Update – AUGUST 18, 2020
Chalmette, LA – St. Claude Ave. Bridge (LA46) Lane Restrictions Scheduled for August 24, 2020 – November 2020.
ST. CLAUDE AVENUE BRIDGE (LA 46)
The left lanes of the St. Claude Avenue Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic (both directions) starting Monday, August 24, 2020, through November 2020.
In addition to the long-term left lane closures, the right lanes of the St. Claude Avenue Bridge will also be closed periodically for short durations of no more than 15 minutes at a time to ensure the safety of workers and motorists during certain bridge repair activities.
The bridge will remain in the down position starting on September 5, 2020.
No closures of the sidewalks or nearby bus stops are anticipated at this time.
For questions regarding the St. Claude Ave. bridge repair work, please contact Cathy Alfonso with the Port of New Orleans at email@example.com or 504-528-3366.
For questions regarding the repairs to the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lock, please contact Ricky Boyett with the Army Corps of Engineers at Ricky.D.Boyett@usace.army.mil or 504-862-2201.
Businesses can visit https://opensafely.la.gov/ and complete the quick process. They will receive the current life safety and COVID mitigation standards along with a placard to post. The business will then receive real-time updates on changes to include when opening is allowed for the specific type of business.
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