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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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City issues traffic plan in advance of Louisiana Bicentennial Military Parade

November 09, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans issued the traffic plan for the Louisiana Bicentennial Military Parade scheduled for Saturday, November 10, 2012.

Beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the corner of Elysian Fields and North Peters Street, the parade will turn right on Esplanade Avenue, then left on Decatur Street following it through the French Quarter and the Central Business District  until reaching Julia Street in the Warehouse District. The parade turns right, following Julia Street until reaching St. Charles Avenue where it turns left, rounds Lee Circle, and continues down Andrew Higgins Street until concluding at Convention Center Boulevard.

Elysian Fields will be closed from St. Claude Avenue to the Mississippi River from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. for the formation of the parade.  Police Officers will be posted at the intersections. No parking signs will be posted along Decatur Street.

Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets, and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.

Attached to this email is the route of the Louisiana Bicentennial Military Parade.

 
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Last updated: 11/12/2012 10:30:24 AM

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