The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board has announced several construction projects that will cause low water pressure or traffic delays in various areas of the city this week:
Residents and businesses in Lakeview will experience low pressure from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday as crews repair a series of valves on water hydrants. The streets affected are: Robert E. Lee Boulevard between Louis XIV and Gen. Haig streets; Canal Boulevard between Robert E. Lee and Mouton Street; and Orleans Avenue between Central Park Street and Navarre Avenue. The southeast side of Orleans Avenue will have one lane closed to vehicular traffic while work is in progress.
The intersection of Short Street and Oleander Street in Hollygrove will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday while crews repair a water main in the area.
Residents and businesses along Conti Street from Bourbon Street to North Rampart Street will experience low water pressure from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday as crews replace fire hydrants.
There will be low water pressure along Gordon Street between North Derbigny and North Rocheblave streets and along North Prieur Street between Gordon and Benton streets from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday as workers tie in a new water line.
Residents and businesses along Mandeville Street between North Johnson and North Miro streets will experience low water pressure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday while workers tie in a water line that services the area.
Residents and businesses along Charbonnet Street between North Derbigny and North Dorgenois streets will have low water pressure from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday as workers connect a water line.
Finally, part of the Upper 9th Ward will have intermittent traffic lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday while contractors repair several manholes on North Galvez Street. The work areas are: 3000 to 3100 N. Galvez, from Clouet Street to Piety Street, and 3700 to 4000 N. Galvez, from Independence Street to Bartholomew Street.