Construction

Three Development Teams Selected to Participate in Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Master Development RFP Process

A select team of senior staff and consultants from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center have recommended three highly-qualified development teams for participation in the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Request for Proposal (RFP) process, as the Authority moves toward development of a 39-acre mixed-use development project that will complement… Read More about Three Development Teams Selected to Participate in Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Master Development RFP Process

Traffic Advisory: Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30

Traffic Advisory Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30 The eastbound right hand lane of Poydras Street in front of Gordon Biersch will temporarily close for construction on Monday, September 30, 2019, around 11:00 am. to facilitate a portion of the demolition and roadwork that extends into the Poydras intersection…. Read More about Traffic Advisory: Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30

Traffic Advisory: Convention Center Boulevard to Close Monday, August 26 to Sunday, September 1

Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to lake-bound Calliope Street will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at dawn on Monday, August 26 until dusk on Sunday, September 1, to accommodate Entergy’s relocation of existing utility poles.  Motorists are encouraged to take other routes into and out of the Central Business District during this period…. Read More about Traffic Advisory: Convention Center Boulevard to Close Monday, August 26 to Sunday, September 1

Convention Center Blvd. Traffic Plan for Essence Festival

The New Orleans Police Department and Louisiana State Police will implement a traffic plan for the upcoming Essence Festival.  Events will be held in the Convention Center from 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. starting Friday, July 5 through Sunday, July 7.  Heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic is expected for the event. The following plan will be… Read More about Convention Center Blvd. Traffic Plan for Essence Festival

Advisory: Parts of New Convention Center Boulevard Roadway to Open

The newly constructed roadway for Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to the river bound Calliope Street will be open on June 1.  In that phase, construction will be concentrated on the park side of the project. Motorists can expect intermittent closures for the positioning of heavy equipment. Dedicated cross-walks for pedestrians will continue to… Read More about Advisory: Parts of New Convention Center Boulevard Roadway to Open

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Celebrates Construction Milestone

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – the sixth largest Convention Center in the nation – recently held a “Topping Out” Ceremony to celebrate a milestone in the construction of a $65 million transformation of Convention Center Boulevard, stretching from Poydras Street upriver to Henderson Street. The project, approved in May 2015 by… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Celebrates Construction Milestone

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Exhibition Hall Authority SEB Initiative Reaches Major Milestone

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing Board for the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, reached another major milestone in its initiative to assist small and emerging companies to succeed by announcing Rocsean Spencer as its first Small Business Program Director.  Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Exhibition Hall Authority SEB Initiative Reaches Major Milestone

Convention Center Boulevard To Close Between Calliope Streets

Beginning 10 a.m. Friday, February 8th through 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 12th Convention Center Boulevard will be closed between the river bound and lake bound lanes of Calliope Streets to erect the 75 foot steel beams that will support the canopy from the Transportation Center to the Convention Center over Convention Center Boulevard.    Traffic will… Read More about Convention Center Boulevard To Close Between Calliope Streets

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Convention Center Boulevard Temporary Closure

TRAFFIC ADVISORY Convention Center Boulevard To Close Monday, January 14th from 5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to Henderson Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, Monday, January 14th from 5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to accommodate a Presidential visit. Motorist are encouraged to take other routes into and out of… Read More about TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Convention Center Boulevard Temporary Closure

November 20th 2018 – Convention Center Traffic Advisory

Monday, November 26th, through approximately mid-January, Calliope Street river bound will be tapered down to one lane between South Peters and Convention Center Boulevard, which is expected to cause additional congestion.  Calliope Street river bound will remain open; however, motorists are advised to remain aware of the directional signs and consider alternate routes. Motorists, visitors and… Read More about November 20th 2018 – Convention Center Traffic Advisory

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