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TRESPASSING ON PONTCHARTRAIN BEACH

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

TRESPASSING ON PONTCHARTRAIN BEACH2020-03-26T12:02:23-05:00

LAKESHORE DRIVE CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC

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

LAKESHORE DRIVE CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC2020-03-23T08:17:27-05:00

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

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 [...]

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING2020-02-17T09:55:32-06:00

PUBLIC STATEMENT ON BAYOU ST. JOHN WATER LEVELS

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

PUBLIC STATEMENT ON BAYOU ST. JOHN WATER LEVELS2019-09-12T14:40:23-05:00

FPA EAST TO REOPEN COMPLEX STRUCTURES; MONITOR WATER LEVELS

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 [...]

FPA EAST TO REOPEN COMPLEX STRUCTURES; MONITOR WATER LEVELS2019-07-14T20:04:05-05:00

FPA EAST CONTINUES TO REOPEN SEVERAL FLOODGATES

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, [...]

FPA EAST CONTINUES TO REOPEN SEVERAL FLOODGATES2019-07-14T11:48:46-05:00

FPA TO OPEN SEVERAL KEY FLOODGATES

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

FPA TO OPEN SEVERAL KEY FLOODGATES2019-07-13T19:32:58-05:00

PUBLIC NOTICE: PARKING NEAR FLOODGATES

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 [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE: PARKING NEAR FLOODGATES2019-07-13T16:26:39-05:00

TS BARRY 3PM UPDATE

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 [...]

TS BARRY 3PM UPDATE2019-07-12T15:21:59-05:00

UPDATED LIST OF CLOSURES IN ORLEANS PARISH

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 [...]

UPDATED LIST OF CLOSURES IN ORLEANS PARISH2019-07-12T12:43:39-05:00