REMINDER! Judge Seeber Bridge closed for maintenance
Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:02:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reminds the motoring public that the Judge Seeber (Claiborne Avenue) Bridge continues to be closed in both directions for maintenance.

The closure schedule is as follows.

  • Friday, February 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The contractor will be performing work to replace the traffic barrier, which has been inoperable for over six months due to a malfunction. DOTD personnel has been positioned near the bridge gate during openings, since that time.

The suggested alternate routes are the St. Claude and Florida Avenue bridges.

All maintenance activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment. Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking or biking near the active work zone.

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 Additionally, real-time around-the-clock New Orleans traffic updates can be accessed via Twitter @NOLA_Traffic.