Magazine Street will be closed to traffic at Nashville Avenue starting Tuesday morning while crews make emergency drainage repairs.
Traffic will be rerouted to Tchoupitoulas Street and St. Charles Avenue while crews repair a broken drainage line in the 5700 block of Magazine. The work, which begins at 7 a.m. Tuesday, is being expedited and is expected to be completed before the first Uptown parades roll at the end of the month.
During the repairs, only local traffic will be allowed on Magazine between Octavia Street and Nashville.
While the repairs are underway, vehicles headed downtown on Magazine will be rerouted along Nashville to Tchoupitoulas before being directed up Jefferson Avenue back to Magazine.
Traffic headed uptown on Magazine will be rerouted along Jefferson to St. Charles before being directed on Nashville back to Magazine.