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. The lane will be closed for approximately three weeks.

The pedestrian crossing at the corner of Convention Center Blvd. by Gordon Biersch Restaurant heading towards the River will also be inaccessible during this time.

Conditions will continue to change;  motorists and pedestrians are advised to remain aware of the directional signs and consider alternate routes.

The construction is part of a $75 million safety and beautification plan to convert Convention Center Boulevard into a 7.5 acre landscaped Public Park to be completed in the fall of 2020.

Questions can be directed to the RoadworkNOLA Hotline is 504.658.ROAD (7623).

For a list of major construction milestones, visit advantagenola.com.

 

About the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

With 1.1 million square feet of prime exhibit space, in an entirely contiguous hall, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center provides the largest single exhibit space in the country. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center features an award winning staff and first class amenities, and is the sixth largest convention center in the nation.  A consistent Top 10 host of the largest conventions and tradeshows in the nation annually, the Convention Center is also one of the city’s “Top Workplaces.” A leading contributor to the city’s robust tourism economy, the Convention Center’s event activity has produced $90.1 billion in economic impact since its 1985 opening, including $5.7 billion in new tax revenue for state and local governments.

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