New Orleans, LA – Due to the continuing threat of Tropical Storm Barry the Flood Protection Authority–East will continue closures throughout the Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS).

Orleans Parish

– Due to the rising levels of Lake Pontchartrain, crews have closed several floodgates along Lakeshore Drive.
– Beginning at 2:00 PM we will begin closing the floodgates at the Lakefront Airport.