February 16, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Announces Temporary Closure of South Diamond Street

S Diamond St


NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans today announced that beginning Monday, Feb. 19 at 8 a.m., the Department of Public Works (DPW) will permit the closure of the river-bound side of South Diamond Street between South Peters Street and Fulton Street.

Construction crews will be working on crane placement to perform cell phone infrastructure work around the parking structure area at 901 Convention Center Boulevard. Public safety is our top priority; signage and traffic control measures will be in place throughout the closure. The area is scheduled to reopen to traffic on Wednesday, Feb. 21 by 5 p.m.

South Diamond Street Detour:

  • This is going to be a low-impact closure. Traffic to be rerouted is River bound S. Diamond Street to S. Peters Street to St. Joseph Street to Convention Center Boulevard


Questions about this work or RoadworkNOLA can be directed to (504) 658-ROAD (7623) or  

   To better serve residents with more timely communication, RoadworkNOLA is in the process of building a distribution list to provide important construction updates through text messaging. To sign up, text ROADWORK to 77295 or go to to create a profile and select the “roadwork” alert list. 


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