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Green Bridge to close for two weekends

The closures begin at 9 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 1 until 5 a.m., at 9 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 4, at 9 p.m....
The closures begin at 9 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 1 until 5 a.m., at 9 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 4, at 9 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 8, and at 9 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 11.(St. Bernard Parish)
Published: Sep. 30, 2021 at 9:43 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 1, 2021 at 10:26 AM CDT
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CHALMETTE, La. (WVUE) - The Green Bridge, on LA 47 in Orleans Parish, will be closed over the next two weekends.

Closures will be from 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4, and then again from 9 p.m. Fri., Oct. 8 until 5 a.m. Mon., Oct. 11.

This closure is necessary to allow crews to perform a topographic 3D scan and survey of the IWGO Bridge in preparation for a future project to rehabilitate this historical bridge. Motorists are advised to use the alternate detour on LA 39 to I-10 or U.S. 90 to I-10.

From the Interstate the detour routes are as follows:

I-10 Eastbound to LA 39 (North Claiborne) Avenue I-10 Westbound to LA 3021 (Elysian Fields Avenue) to LA 39 I-610 Eastbound to LA 3021 (Elysian Fields Avenue) to LA 39 DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

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