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Army Corps to temporarily close part of Lakeshore Drive

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New Orleans, La. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will temporarily close Lakeshore Drive between Pratt Drive and the entrance to the University of New Orleans on July 5 to accommodate preparation for and construction of the new PCCP at the London Avenue outfall canal.

The temporarily closure will begin at 7:00 a.m. and allow workers to position cranes, barges and other equipment in the canal. Lakeshore Drive will be reopened to traffic at 5:00 p.m.

Additionally, the Corps and its contractor will partially close the two east bound lanes of Lakeshore Drive between Canal Boulevard and Marconi Drive.

The temporary closure of the east bound lanes will begin at 7:00 a.m. and allow workers to position equipment in the canal. The two west bound lanes will remain open to traffic with a single east bound lane and a single west bound lane. The normal traffic pattern, two east bound and two west bound lanes, will resume at 5:00 p.m.

 

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