Happening Today: Construction to close busy Uptown intersection

Happening Today: Busy Uptown intersection closes for drainage work

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Drivers will need to be aware of a construction detour along a main Uptown traffic artery.

Beginning at 8 p.m. drivers won't be able to travel through the intersection in either direction on Magazine Street.

Anyone who travels across Napoleon Avenue shouldn't be affected.

Commuters on Magazine will feel the snarl.

Westbound drivers will be detoured at General Pershing Street while commuters who travel toward the Central Business District eastbound will be detoured at Jena Street.

The work is scheduled to be complete by 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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