May 14, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Lane Closure on Interstate 610 for Streetlight Repairs

610 Streetlights


NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans today announced that starting Wednesday, May 15 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 right lane along the stretch of Interstate 610 between Paris Avenue and Elysian Fields Avenue off-ramp. This closure will also include the Gentilly Boulevard on-ramp, Broad Street on-ramp and the Elysian Fields Avenue off-ramp. For more details, please refer to the attached map.

This closure is necessary to facilitate repairs by DPW contractor All Star Electric.

Public safety is top priority. Throughout the closure period, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., appropriate signage will be deployed to safely guide motorists through the affected area.

This closure marks another step in the ongoing collaborative effort between DPW and LaDOTD to systematically address streetlight repairs.

By working together, both the City and State are dedicated to the successful implementation of these crucial improvements.

For questions about this advisory, please call 504.658.ROAD (7623) or email


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