The Sewerage & Water Board has announced several construction projects that will cause low water pressure and traffic disruptions in parts of New Orleans this week.
Residents and businesses in several sections of the city may experience low water pressure from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday as crews perform pressure tests on waterlines. Any customers experiencing low water pressure Monday should call (504) 529-2837 to report a problem.
Then, from 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday, workers will be repairing a waterline that serves those areas.
The areas to be affected are the Central Business District, the French Quarter, the Fair Grounds area in Gentilly, the area of Franklin Avenue and Florida Avenue, and Grand Route St. John from Gentilly Boulevard to Esplanade Avenue.
Residents and businesses on several streets in Algiers will experience low water pressure Sunday as crews perform a series of hydrant repairs. The repairs will affect different areas at different times. Vehicular traffic may be affected while work is in progress.
The affected areas include:
8 A.M. TO 11 A.M.: along Rue Delphine from Carlisle Court to Lacour Monique and along Lacour Monique from Rue Delphine to Eton Street.
11 A.M. TO 2:30 P.M.: Along Hendee Street from Gen. de Gaulle Drive to Donner Drive.
NOON TO 3 P.M.: along Tullis Drive from Lennox Boulevard to Tall Spruce Drive.
Rue Delphine will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. from 3550 Rue Delphine to Lacour Monique.
The right lane of Hendee Street between Erie Street and Donner Drive will be closed from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Customers on Annunciation Street between Felicity and Josephine streets will experience low water pressure from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday while crews repair several waterlines in the area. Annunciation will be closed to vehicular traffic between St. Mary and St. Andrew streets while the work is in progress.
Customers on Louisiana Avenue between Coliseum and Camp streets will experience low water pressure from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday as workers tie in a waterline in the area.
Part of the French Quarter will experience low water pressure from 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday as workers tie in a waterline. Areas affected are along Chartres Street between Canal and Conti streets and along Canal between Chartres and Decatur streets.