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Tropical Storm Barry Updates

Jul 13
7:00 PM
Tropical Storm Barry

Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East to Open Several Key Floodgates

Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East field crews will begin the process of reopening floodgates in an effort to assist with rail, emergency routes, and river commerce. Beginning at 8:00 p.m. crews will be dispatched to open the following floodgates in these areas:

Orleans Parish

  • Highway 90
  • Highway 11
  • Key river gates along the cruise terminal (Poydras to Felicity)
  • Several rail line gates for CSX, Public Belt, Norfolk Southern
  • The West End area of Lakeshore Drive is back open (access to the restaurants) and the rest of the road will reopen on Monday

Beginning at Midnight (Orleans)

  • Additional key river gates
  • Lakefront Airport (Between 11p – 1a)
  • Downman Road (Between 11p – 1a)