Busy Uptown intersection closed for 'emergency work'

Busy Uptown intersection closed for 'emergency work'

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Emergency work is underway at the intersection of Louisiana and St. Charles avenues.

The intersection will be closed from 6 a.m. through 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Lake-bound Louisiana Ave. traffic will be detoured at Prytania Street to Washington Avenue to St Charles Avenue to Louisiana Avenue. River-bound Louisiana Ave. traffic will be detoured at St Charles Avenue to Washington Avenue to Prytania Street to Louisiana Avenue.

Crews are working to repair an 8-inch sewer line. It's all part of the $82.6 million SELA drainage project.

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