NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Neutral ground and intersection closures will affect Mardi Gras parade attendees.
The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District released three new maps detailing closures that will affect parade attendees.
The lake-bound Napoleon Ave. traffic plan will remain unchanged.
The river-bound Napoleon Avenue will remain unchanged with the exception of traffic change at St. Charles.
The Mi-Jack Crane will be positioned in closed median at Freret Street intersection.
Loyola Street will be temporarily opened for Mardi Gras.
River-bound Napoleon traffic will transition to two lanes south of Baronne Street (starting February 12 or 13) for Rex parade; will transition back to one lane south of St. Charles Avenue.
Napoleon Avenue, Carondelet to Laurel: (Map in sidebar)
Lake-bound Napoleon Ave. will be completely open.
River-bound Napoleon Ave will only have outside (right) lane open.
Lake-bound Napoleon Avenue neutral ground will have approximately five-feet open between fencing and curb.
River-bound Napoleon will transition to two lanes south of Baronne Street (starting February 12 or 13) for Rex parade turning; will transition back to one lane south of St. Charles Ave.
Pedestrian access to be provided through the work-zone between Perrier Street and Chestnut Street (location TBD).