NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - In anticipation of preparations for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game events scheduled for the weekend of February 14-16, 2014, the City of New Orleans announced the 2014 NBA All-Star Game Traffic Plan.
Starting on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m., the following roads will be closed around the Smoothie King Center:
Dave Dixon Drive (Magnolia Street to Lasalle Street)
Magnolia Street (Dave Dixon Drive to Howard Avenue)
LaRouge Lane (Dave Dixon to the corner of Julia Street)
No thru - Howard Avenue (after U-turn area under highway overpass behind arena)
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome exit from the Pontchartrain Expressway will be closed as well, but will reopen Monday, February 10 through Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. daily to accommodate morning commuters driving into the Central Business District.