New Orleans, LA – Please be advised Pontchartrain Beach is closed off to the public and anyone on the property is in violation of trespassing. Under the Governor’s Executive Order, there to be no large gatherings in public places in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). READ MORE
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New Orleans, LA – Please be advised Lakeshore Drive from Seabrook Bridge to Franklin Ave, Elysian Fields to Pratt, and Rail to Shelter #1 is closed to vehicular traffic. Individuals who ride bikes and walkers/runners still have access to the area. READ MORE
New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Police Department dispatch received a call around 2:50 PM concerning reckless driving in a parking lot on the Lakefront. In response, a uniformed Orleans Levee District police officer in a marked police unit arrived on the scene at the 5000 block of Lakeshore Drive. READ MORE [...]
New Orleans, LA – New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority East offers the following statement addressing community concerns regarding water levels in Bayou St. John: “The Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) has, in recent months, received inquiries regarding fluctuating water levels in Bayou St. John. READ MORE
New Orleans, LA – In the wake of Barry, leadership of The Flood Protection Authority – East continues to assess the water levels and rainfall from the storm. We will now begin the process to reopen complex structures of the Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System. Crews will reopen the Surge Barrier, located in New [...]
New Orleans, LA – Our field crews will continue the process of reopening floodgates in several areas around Orleans Parish. Today crews will be dispatched to open the following floodgates: Orleans Parish - All gates along Lakeshore Drive - Key river gates along the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal - More rail line gates for CSX, [...]
New Orleans, LA – Our field crews will begin the process of reopening floodgates in an effort to assist with rail, emergency routes, and river commerce. Beginning at 8:00 PM crews will be dispatched to open the following floodgates in these areas: READ MORE
New Orleans, LA – We have received several reports from our field crews that vehicles are parked in front of floodgates. As we continue to monitor Hurricane Barry, we will eventually start reopening several gates. We are asking anyone who has a parked vehicle in front of or near a floodgate to remove them immediately [...]
New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East will continue closures due to the impacts of Tropical Storm Barry. Orleans Parish - Beginning at 6:00 PM crews will close floodgates on Highway 90 in New Orleans East subject to wind conditions. The emergency bypass ramps will remain open. Residents outside the protected areas are encouraged [...]
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 [...]