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1405, 2021

Lakeshore Drive Closure May 17-18, 2021

New Orleans, LA – On Monday, May 17, 2021 and Tuesday, May 18, 2021, the Westbound/Southbound lane of Lakeshore Dr. will be closed to vehicular traffic between Canal Blvd. and Lake Marina Dr. [...]

705, 2021

Lakefront Access on Mother’s Day Sunday

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

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