Press Releases2017-07-10T17:43:42-05:00

Press Releases

2606, 2020

LAKESHORE DRIVE WEEKEND ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

New Orleans, LA – Lakeshore Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic between Seabrook and Canal Boulevard from Friday, June 26th at 6:00 PM through Monday, June 29th at 5:00 AM. The roadway [...]

706, 2020

TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL UPDATE

New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East has completed its final preparations of the Flood Defense System as T.S. Cristobal impacts our area. The Emergency Operations Center is partially activated and our [...]

606, 2020

THE FPA-EAST PREPARES FOR TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL

New Orleans, LA – Due to the predicted surge levels of T.S. Cristobal, the FPA-East began closing gates Thursday and will continue through Saturday night. These closures are being done to mitigate the [...]

805, 2020

LAKESHORE DRIVE WEEKEND CLOSURES

New Orleans, LA – This is a reminder beginning Friday, May 8, 2020, Lakeshore Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic at 6:00 PM until Monday, May 11, 2020 at 5:00 AM. Vehicle [...]

204, 2020

RESTRICTED VEHICLE TRAFFIC ALONG LAKESHORE DRIVE

New Orleans, LA – Beginning Friday, April 3, 2020, Lakeshore Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic every Friday at 6:00 PM until the following Monday at 5:00 AM. Vehicle traffic will be [...]

104, 2020

RECREATIONAL USE AND THE CROWN OF THE LEVEES

New Orleans, LA – Leadership of the Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) urges the public to move recreational activities off the crown of the levees to limit the wear and tear of the flood [...]

2603, 2020

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 [...]

2303, 2020

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 [...]

1702, 2020

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 [...]