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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Press Releases: 2017

July 27, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: City to Break Ground on Michoud Boulevard Reconstruction Project

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join City and State officials, and community stakeholders to break ground on the $3.8 million Michoud Boulevard Reconstruction Project. Construction will stretch from Chef Menteur Highway to Dwyer Road in New Orleans East.

July 26, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Intersection of Bourbon and Conti Street reopens to traffic; Intersection of Bourbon and Iberville Streets to close

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works will reopen the intersection of Conti Street at Bourbon Street beginning Wednesday, July 27, 2017 at noon.  Once Conti Street reopens to traffic,  the intersection of Iberville Street at Bourbon Street will be closed to through traffic for approximately two weeks. Onsite flaggers will be positioned at Royal and Dauphine Streets to facilitate deliveries and access to parking structures on Iberville Street.

July 24, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Launches Season 15 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball

NEW ORLEANS—On Saturday, July 22, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu launched Season 15 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball. Mayor Landrieu also announced that there will be scholarship opportunities for Midnight Basketball participants sponsored by the National Basketball Players Association Foundation (NBPA Foundation).

July 21, 2017

City to Launch Season Fifteen of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball

NEW ORLEANS —Tomorrow, the City of New Orleans, alongside DJ Wild Wayne and PlayNOLA, will launch Season 15 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for young men through mentorship, support and basketball.

July 21, 2017

The City of New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board Reports Detection of West Nile Virus in Local Mosquitoes

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTCB) has detected the West Nile virus (WNV) in mosquitoes in Orleans Parish. At this time, no human WNV or Zika virus cases have been reported in New Orleans. WNV cycles between wild birds and mosquitoes and can be transmitted to people by the bite of an infected mosquito.

 

July 21, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Breaks Ground on Gert Town Natatorium

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Landrieu joined City and State officials and community stakeholders to break ground on the new Gert Town Natatorium (3411 Broadway St.). The Natatorium will be the fourth indoor pool in New Orleans and house a six-lane, 25-yard indoor competition swimming pool and share a community plaza with the neighboring Second District Police Station. 

July 20, 2017

Mayor Landrieu to Break Ground on Gert Town Natatorium

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, Mayor Landrieu will join and City and State officials and community stakeholders to break ground on the new Gert Town Natatorium (3411 Broadway St.). The original Gert Town Natatorium was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina and demolished in 2011. The new facility will house a six-lane, indoor competition swimming pool and share a community plaza with the neighboring Second District Police Station. The new 15,000-square ft. facility will cost $6.7 million to construct.

July 13, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Intersection of Bourbon and Iberville Streets

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works’ construction contractor will close the intersection of Iberville Street at Bourbon Street to through traffic today only, July 13, 2017 at 8 a.m. until sunset. The closure will allow construction crews to install new underground utilities as part of the French Quarter Infrastructure Improvement Project.

July 12, 2017

City of New Orleans Issues Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for 2017 Team Beachbody Coach Summit

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and traffic restrictions in advance of the 2017 Team Beachbody Coach Summit.

July 12, 2017

NORD to Host Annual Summer Camp Culminating Performances at City Park

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, July 13, 2017, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission will host its Annual Youth Summer Camp Culminating Performances at City Park’s Carousel Garden Amusement Park (7 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124), bringing together more than 1,900 youth who participated in NORD summer programming. The Summer Camp Culminating Performances provide campers with the opportunity to showcase the skills they developed in NORD summer programs.

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