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April 16, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Lane Closures on Eastbound I-610 for Streetlight Repairs

Starting Wednesday, April 17 at approximately 9 a.m., the Department of Public Works (DPW), in close coordination with the Louisiana Department of Transportation (LaDOTD), will close the eastbound left lane along the stretch of I-610 between Henry Thomas Drive and St. Bernard Avenue (see map). This closure is necessary to facilitate repairs by DPW contractor All Star Electric.

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April 15, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

COMMISSIONER STEVENS ISSUES STATEMENT ON WAREHOUSE DISTRICT INCIDENT

New Orleans Office of Criminal Justice Coordination Commissioner Tenisha Stevens today released the following statement on last night’s incident in the Warehouse District.

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April 12, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Celebrates Completion of New $7.9 Million New Orleans Police Department Fourth District Station

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today was joined by Director of Capital Projects Administration (CPA) Vincent Smith, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Chief Deputy Superintendent Hans Ganthier, District C Councilmember Freddie King, III, Criminal Justice Committee Chair and District E Councilmember Oliver Thomas, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Infrastructure Branch Director Albert Waters, III and Mardi Gras Neighborhood Association President Carl Alexis to celebrate the completion of the new NOPD Fourth District Police Station. The new state-of-the-art, multi-story $7.9 million complex was funded by City Bonds and FEMA.

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April 12, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

Office of Workforce Development Announces ARPA-Funded Leonard Merriman III Youth Pilot Scholarship Applications Open April 17

The Office of Workforce Development has partnered with the Tuskegee Airmen Flight School to offer scholarships to 20 high school seniors from Orleans Parish. The New Orleans Flight School is an aviation training program sponsored by the Tuskegee Airmen that promotes career opportunities for underrepresented youth in Orleans Parish.  

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April 10, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Announces Public Safety Preparations for French Quarter Fest, Issues Traffic and Transportation Reminders

The City of New Orleans today announced the public safety measures in place ahead of French Quarter Festival, which is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to New Orleans. Residents are encouraged to prepare for heavy pedestrian and vehicular traffic and to celebrate safely throughout the weekend.   

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April 10, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation to Host Collection Day for Household Hazardous Waste Materials

The City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation today announced it will host a Household Hazardous Waste Materials Collection Day on Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Recycling Drop-Off Center (2829 Elysian Fields Ave.). The event is open to Orleans Parish residents only (businesses and organizations excluded). Proof of Orleans Parish residency will be required in the form of a valid driver’s license or a motor vehicle inspection sticker.    

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April 9, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

UPDATED: City of New Orleans Reminds Residents of Monthly ARPA Information Sessions

Please note, due to anticipated severe weather on Wednesday, April 10, tomorrow's ARPA Information Session to be held at the Robert E. Smith Library has been cancelled. Citizens may still attend the meeting on April 11 at Nora Navra Library.  

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April 9, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

UPDATED: City of New Orleans to Offer Utility Assistance This Week to Eligible Renters in Danger of Service Disconnection

Please note, due to the anticipated extreme weather tomorrow, the utility assistance events will now take place Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12.

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April 9, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City Hall Closed to Public Tomorrow, April 10 in Anticipation of Severe Weather Impacts

The City of New Orleans today announced that in anticipation of severe weather impacting New Orleans and the surrounding areas, City Hall and other City buildings will be closed to the public on Wednesday, April 10. City services will remain open virtually. City Hall will resume normal operations on Thursday, April 11, unless otherwise indicated.  

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