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New Orleans Aims to Double Bicycling Over Next 3 Years

March 15, 2017

New Orleans Aims to Double Bicycling Over Next 3 Years

People for Bikes, a national non-profit organization that promotes bicycling, has announced that New Orleans will be one of ten communities participating in the Big Jump Project. Big Jump is a new initiative supporting the City of New Orleans and community partners in creating a network of “low-stress” bikeways such as protected bike lanes, bike boulevards, and shared use paths. 

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Reconstruction of Fleur de Lis Drive is now underway

March 22, 2017

Reconstruction of Fleur de Lis Drive is now underway

Construction on third phase of Fleur de Lis Dr. between 30th Street and Old Hammond Highway, is now under way.

Construction to begin soon on first FEMA-funded Capital Improvement Program Project

March 13, 2017

Construction to begin soon on first FEMA-funded Capital Improvement Program Project

The Lakeview North Group A project consists of repairing damaged sidewalks, driveway aprons and curbs. This project is slated to begin April 2017 and will take approximately one year to complete.

S. Johnson Street and Melodia Court full depth reconstruction moves into next phase

March 7, 2017

S. Johnson Street and Melodia Court full depth reconstruction moves into next phase

A full-depth reconstruction project began on South Johnson and Melodia Court in Nov. 2016. The $1.8 million project scheduled to be completed this summer. 

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Jackson Avenue Resurfacing project to be completed in early April 2017

March 13, 2017

Jackson Avenue Resurfacing project to be completed in early April 2017

The Department of Public Works’ construction contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC is approximately 80% complete with the Jackson Ave. Resurfacing Project between S. Claiborne Ave. to Tchoupitoulas St. The overall project began in September 2016 and is expected to be complete by the beginning of April 2017.

Sewerage and Water Board completes repairs on Magazine Street and Washington Avenue

March 10, 2017

Sewerage and Water Board completes repairs on Magazine Street and Washington Avenue

A sewer manhole repair was completed by the Sewerage and Water Boards at the intersection of Magazine St. and Washington Ave.  

St. Charles Avenue improvement project now underway

March 7, 2017

St. Charles Avenue improvement project now underway

A Patch, Mill and Overlay (repaving) project began on St. Charles Ave. in Jan.  2017. The project is a joint effort between the City of New Orleans and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

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Sewer main repair completed at 1700 Shirley Drive

March 10, 2017

Sewer main repair completed at 1700 Shirley Drive

Sewerage and Water Boards rebuilt a sewer manhole on the 1700 block of Shirley Drive.

New project slated for West Bank later this year

March 10, 2017

New project slated for West Bank later this year

The Department of Public Works will begin road work later this year on the West Bank.  

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Aubry Street reconstruction project includes installing underground drainage, building a wider roadway

March 22, 2017

Aubry Street reconstruction project includes installing underground drainage, building a wider roadway

The Aubry St. Reconstruction project in the Fairgrounds neighborhood is approximately 60 percent complete and on schedule to be wrapped up by Jazz Fest. 

Improving access in the St. Bernard Area

March 7, 2017

Improving access in the St. Bernard Area

Construction crews from Dieudonne Enterprises, LLC started construction on the Youth Study Center Streets Infrastructure Improvement Project in Feb. 2017. Crews began by installing protective tree fencing, traffic safety signage and setting up the worksite before excavating blocks with damaged water lines. 

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Michoud Boulvard reconstruction project scheduled to begin in spring

March 14, 2017

Michoud Boulvard reconstruction project scheduled to begin in spring

Village de L’est residents should be on the lookout for work later this spring. Cycle Construction Company, LLC, has been awarded a $3.8 million contract to reconstruct Michoud Blvd. from Chef Menteur Hwy. to Dwyer Rd. More specific construction details will be available during a pre-construction community meeting.

Construction of New Joe Brown Park Bridge to Improve Traffic Circulation

March 9, 2017

Construction of New Joe Brown Park Bridge to Improve Traffic Circulation

Boh Bros. Construction, LLC crews are scheduled to begin construction of a new two-lane flat span vehicular bridge at Joe Brown Park this spring. The new bridge replaces a similar bridge, which had deteriorated over time and lived past its design life.

New projects slated for later this year in Lower Ninth Ward

March 9, 2017

New projects slated for later this year in Lower Ninth Ward

The Department of Public Works will begin several road projects this summer in the Lower Ninth Ward. Projects will consist of Incidental Road Repairs, Non-Paving Incidentals, Patch Mill & Overlay and Patch Concrete.  


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