NEW ORLEANS, LA— Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the Big Easy-Big Heart 5K Run/Walk scheduled for Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Starting at 8:00 a.m., runners will start from 1104 Decatur Street against traffic to Esplanade Avenue, turn right and proceed to North Peters Street, turn left and proceed to St. Ferdinand Street, turn left and proceed to Chartres Street, turn left and proceed against traffic to Elysian Fields Avenue, turn left and proceed to North Peters Street, turn left and proceed to Esplanade Avenue, turn right and proceed to North Robertson Street, U-turn on North Robertson Street to Decatur Street, turn right and proceed to 1104 Decatur Street where the race will end.
Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets, and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.
In addition, RTA services, including bus service may be interrupted during this event. Details on any route changes are available at www.norta.com.