The film crew for the CBS show “NCIS: New Orleans” will set off controlled blasts and pyrotechnics Sunday on the Crescent City Connection, stopping traffic on the bridge intermittently throughout the day.
On Thursday, the production will set off pyrotechnics in Elmwood at the Robert E. Nims Center Studios, south of Mounes Street and east of South Clearview Parkway, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The filming on the bridge Sunday will begin at 7 a.m. and last until 11 p.m. While the bridge will remain open, all lanes will be affected for brief periods, according to a news release from Jefferson Parish.
Katie Williams, director of Film New Orleans, said the traffic stops will be between three and five minutes long.
The HOV lane will be closed for the entire day.
The filming on the bridge will be supervised by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, State Police, Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office and New Orleans Fire Department.
The filming in Jefferson will be supervised by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and Jefferson Fire Department.