Please see the latest update on Entergy’s proactive, accelerated effort to improve utility infrastructure in the 500-800 blocks of Bourbon Street ahead of Phase II of the city’s French Quarter Infrastructure Improvements Project.

Community Meetings

The next bi-weekly community meeting will be held on Thursday, August 23rd at 10 a.m. on the corner of Bourbon and St Louis. NOTE: In the event of rain, we will meet at the Bourbon Orleans.

Traffic Status

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  • All Entergy work areas will be safely secured for pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

All Blocks

  • Beginning Aug 13th, upcoming work will include daily road closures between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • The road closures are expected to last through Labor Day.
  • Entergy crews will continue to work with providing access to the streets for parking garage access, deliveries, and local traffic.
  • Traffic lanes will be fully open and accessible during non-working hours.
  • There will be intermittent closures at certain intersections over the next few weeks.
  • There will be temporary road closures on St. Ann between Royal and Bourbon at St. Peter.

500 Block of Bourbon

  • Electric line crews are nearing completion with the preparation work that will allow continued construction/excavation crew work in this block.
  • Entergy Gas and Boh Bros are excavating in the parking lane on the river side so that gas facilities and electric conduit can be replaced. Water barricades have been established for the safety of crews and the public.
  • Entergy personnel will work with delivery drivers who need to make deliveries, trash pickup and access to parking garages.
  • Work is expected to be completed in this block by September 6th.
  • Police detail will be available to manage traffic issues.
  • Next week, beginning Aug. 13th, expect periodic road closures between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the 500 block for construction activity Monday through Saturday.

600 Block of Bourbon

  • The current work is expected to be completed in this block by September 6th.
  • Parking lanes will be unavailable while work is being done to underground facilities in the 600 block of Bourbon Street as outlined below.
  • Water barricades from Toulouse towards St. Peter were established on the river side on May 25th.
  • Parking lanes on the 600 block of Bourbon will be closed on the river side in order to allow construction activity to safely proceed and to allow traffic to flow on the lake side after work hours and during time periods where the block is not closed due to construction activity.
  • Entergy personnel will work with delivery drivers who need to make deliveries, trash pickup and access to parking garages.
  • A few gas customers in the 500-600 blocks of Bourbon will receive a visit from Entergy personnel to obtain signatures for the gas improvements at their specific service locations.
  • Police detail will be at the corner of Toulouse to manage traffic issues.
  • Next week, beginning Aug. 13th, expect road closures between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the 600 block for construction activity.

Toulouse between Dauphine and Bourbon

  • Expect road closures between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Toulouse between Dauphine and Bourbon for construction activity – local traffic and deliveries only will be permitted.
  • Police detail will be available to manage traffic issues.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email agreen@entergy.com or call 504-670-3624.

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