DOTD announces temporary hours of operation for the Judge Seeber Bridge
Friday, June 10, 2016 at 5:51:14 PM
June 10, 2016
Contact: Bambi Hall

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces temporary hours of operation following the emergency closure of the Judge Seeber (Claiborne Avenue) Bridge, on Tuesday, June 7, due to malfunction.

This weekend, Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12, the bridge will be open to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m., only. Marine traffic will pass between 7 p.m. and 10 a.m.

On Monday, June 13, the temporary operating hours will resume with vehicular traffic from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., daily, with a right lane closure of the northbound lane, going into the city. During this period, the bridge will be closed to marine traffic.

The bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic and fully open to marine traffic between the hours of 7:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m., nightly, until the bridge is repaired.

The temporary hours of operation are effective until further notice. The suggested alternate route is the La. 46/St. Claude Avenue Bridge or the Florida Avenue Bridge.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at