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Local First Traffic: Emergency sewer repairs underway in CBD

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Sewerage and Water Board officials said Monday that it will be conducting emergency sewer repairs at the intersection of Poydras St. and Convention Center Blvd.

Eastbound traffic on Convention Center Boulevard will be closed between Poydras and Lafayette streets. Traffic heading east on Convention Center Blvd. will be detoured to S. Peters St. via Julia St. Westbound Convention Center Blvd. will be restricted to one lane at Poydras St.

The repairs began Monday morning and are estimated to be completed Tuesday evening.

Officials encourage drivers in the area to allow extra time for their commute due to the possibility of increased traffic during the emergency repairs.

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