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Press Releases

804, 2021

FPA-East Offers Virtual Tours of the Flood Defense System

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) partnered with virtual reality (VR) company, Pyxis LLC., to produce a 15-minute virtual tour of the $4B Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction [...]

204, 2021

Lakefront Access On Easter Sunday

New Orleans, LA – In an effort to maximize full access to the Lakefront while keeping safety top of mind, the Orleans Levee District Police Department (OLDPD) will have special traffic flow patterns [...]

1903, 2021

SAFTEY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO BEGIN ON LAKESHORE DRIVE

New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) is set to begin work on a number of safety improvements to Lakeshore Drive. The new features include pouring new asphalt, creating a raised [...]

503, 2021

DRIVER RESCUED FROM SUBMERGED CAR IN LAKE

 New Orleans, LA – Orleans Levee District (OLD) police officers rescued an 18-year-old man after he lost control of his vehicle and plunged into Lake Pontchartrain. Thursday, shortly after 7:00 PM an OLD [...]

1102, 2021

FPA-EAST CLOSED FOR MARDI GRAS

New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East will be closed Monday, February 15th and Tuesday, February 16th for Mardi Gras. READ MORE

2509, 2020

LAKESHORE DRIVE WEEKEND CLOSURE

New Orleans, LA – Lakeshore Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic between Seabrook and Canal Boulevard from Friday, September 25th at 6:00 PM through Monday, September 28th at 5:00 AM. The roadway [...]

1809, 2020

LAKESHORE DRIVE WEEKEND CLOSURE

New Orleans, LA – Lakeshore Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic between Seabrook and Canal Boulevard from Friday, September 18th at 6:00 PM through Monday, September 21st at 5:00 AM. The roadway [...]

1509, 2020

LAKESHORE DRIVE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING

New Orleans, LA – Hurricane Sally continues to track eastward, but the effects of the storm are still very present in our area. We will continue to keep Lakeshore Drive closed as the [...]