The entire new roadway of Convention Center Boulevard, from Poydras to Henderson Streets has reopened in time for the new year after Entergy finished the installation of new power poles. Originally, the boulevard was scheduled to be closed to vehicular traffic until Tuesday, December 31. The improved boulevard features one lane in each direction with …Continue Reading
Traffic Advisory Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to lake-bound Calliope Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, Monday, December 2 to Tuesday, December 31, to accommodate Entergy’s installation of three (3) new power poles. Motorists are encouraged to take other routes into and out of the Central Business District during this period. Pedestrian access …Continue Reading
Traffic Advisory Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30 The eastbound right hand lane of Poydras Street in front of Gordon Biersch will temporarily close for construction on Monday, September 30, 2019, around 11:00 am. to facilitate a portion of the demolition and roadwork that extends into the Poydras intersection. …Continue Reading
Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to lake-bound Calliope Street will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at dawn on Monday, August 26 until dusk on Sunday, September 1, to accommodate Entergy’s relocation of existing utility poles. Motorists are encouraged to take other routes into and out of the Central Business District during this period. …Continue Reading
The New Orleans Police Department and Louisiana State Police will implement a traffic plan for the upcoming Essence Festival. Events will be held in the Convention Center from 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. starting Friday, July 5 through Sunday, July 7. Heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic is expected for the event. The following plan will be …Continue Reading
The newly constructed roadway for Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to the river bound Calliope Street will be open on June 1. In that phase, construction will be concentrated on the park side of the project. Motorists can expect intermittent closures for the positioning of heavy equipment. Dedicated cross-walks for pedestrians will continue to …Continue Reading
Beginning 10 a.m. Friday, February 8th through 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 12th Convention Center Boulevard will be closed between the river bound and lake bound lanes of Calliope Streets to erect the 75 foot steel beams that will support the canopy from the Transportation Center to the Convention Center over Convention Center Boulevard. Traffic will …Continue Reading
Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to Henderson Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, Monday, January 14th from 5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to accommodate a Presidential visit. Motorist are encouraged to take other routes into and out of the Central Business District during this period. Construction on Convention Center Boulevard will be halted …Continue Reading
Monday, November 26th, through approximately mid-January, Calliope Street river bound will be tapered down to one lane between South Peters and Convention Center Boulevard, which is expected to cause additional congestion.
This weekend, the Convention Center will host a number of events. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early and pay close attention to directional signs for the best access to parking.