NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans issued the traffic plan for the Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade scheduled for Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Departing from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at Sugar Bowl Drive and Lasalle Street, the parade will proceed downtown on LaSalle to Poydras Street, turn right onto Poydras to O’Keefe Avenue, turn left onto O’Keefe to Canal Street, turn right river bound with traffic onto Canal to North Peters Street, turn left onto North Peters to Elysian Fields and conclude at the French Market.
Motorcycle Police Officers will provide point control at intersections as the parade progresses.
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 is a map of the route of the Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade.