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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works is composed of five divisions responsible for maintaining approximately 1,547 miles of streets (21,000,000 square yards of pavement) and 149 bridges in the City of New Orleans.  This system includes 68,092 catch basins and approximately 8,200,000 linear feet of drainage lines.  The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is responsible for maintaining an additional 105 miles of state and federal highways within the City limits.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, click here.

Recovery Roads

The FEMA-Funded Recovery Roads Program is a comprehensive recovery strategy to repair Hurricane Katrina related damages on and beneath city managed streets throughout New Orleans. For more information, click here external link.

Paths to Progress

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Paths to Progress is a transportation improvement program to rehabilitate, restore and enhance more than 60 roadway segments in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. Click here external link for more info.

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Last updated: 6/2/2017 3:05:08 PM

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