The city and the Sewerage & Water Board have announced several closures and low water pressure events affecting New Orleans residents this week.
Residents and businesses in the area of the new streetcar project on North Rampart Street will experience low water pressure from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Vinson Enterprise, working for the Regional Transit Authority, will be tying in a new water line in the area.
The work will affect customers in the area of Rampart from St. Philip Street to Esplanade Avenue.
Also, residents and businesses in several parts of Council District C will experience low water pressure on Sunday while crews perform repairs to a series of valves on waterlines.
These rolling low pressure events are scheduled at different time to lessen the impact to residents.
The areas affected are: South Galvez Street from Julia Street to Gravier Street, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Comet Street from Prancer Street to Fiesta Drive, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Rue Parc Fontaine from Gen. de Gaulle Drive to MacArthur Boulevard, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Girod Street from Convention Center Boulevard to Commerce Street, noon to 2 p.m.
In addition, Girod Street from Convention Center Boulevard to Fulton Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Residents and businesses on Baronne Street from Louisiana Avenue to Constantinople Street will experience low water pressure from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday.
Boh Bros. Construction Co., working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Sewerage & Water Board, will tie in a new water line. The work is part of the Southeastern Louisiana Avenue Drainage Canal project.
Finally, the Mazant Street ramp entrance to Crescent Park will be closed from Monday through Dec. 21.
Crescent Park shares the entrance with the Port of New Orleans. A roadway project will improve access to the U.S. Maritime Administration facility at Poland Avenue.
The Mandeville Crossing pedestrian bridge and elevators and the Piety Street Arch pedestrian bridge to Crescent Park will remain open.
Crescent Park will continue to be open to the public from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.