DOTD announces closures for US 90B HOV Crescent City Connection, Orleans Parish, SP H.010636
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:08:50 PM

Contact: Bambi Hall

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces closures for eastbound & westbound, US 90B HOV section on the Crescent City Connection Bridge main span over the Mississippi River for the Contractor to clean and paint the barrier rail on the CCC.

There will be a complete closure of the HOV lanes nightly from September 28 to September 30, 2016. Details are as follows.

  • September 28-29, 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • September 30, 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. (ending Saturday morning, October 1)
Emergency and permit vehicles will have access to this section of US 90B. For all other travelers, the suggested alternate route is U.S. 90/Huey P. Long Bridge.

The $17.7 million project to clean and paint US 90 over the Mississippi River (GNO2) began in January 2016. Work completed includes cleaning, painting, and structural repairs on the span over Algiers, the span between the navigation green light and Algiers, and the span between the navigation green light and New Orleans. The area over the Port of New Orleans parking lot is next to be completed. The project is estimated to be finished in mid-2017. Intech Contracting, LLC is performing the work.

All planned construction activities may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather or special events. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to drive with caution through this and other highway work zones. Also, be alert for the presence of construction workers and equipment.

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