Boh Bros. Construction crews are currently working on a second phase of the Wisner Bridge project which will connect the Wisner Bicycle and Pedestrian Path from Esplanade Avenue to the existing Wisner Path on the northern side of Interstate-610.
Scope of work includes:
- Constructing new off-street bicycle and pedestrian path along Bayou St. John;
- Connecting a new path to the existing 12-ft wide bicycle and pedestrian path on Wisner Bridge; and
- Establishing new bicycle and pedestrian connections across Wisner Boulevard to City Park.
Construction of the adjoining paths started in November and is expected to be complete in spring 2018. The path will be built in two phases. The first phase, Zachary Taylor Drive to DeSaix Boulevard, is expected to open three to four months after construction starts. The second phase, DeSaix Boulevard to Esplanade Avenue, is expected to take three to four months to construct. Phase two also includes intersection work and traffic signal modifications.