DOTD announces 4th Street Bridge closed; detour US 90B Service Road via Harvey Tunnel
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 10:20:31 PM

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the 4th Street (La. 18) Bridge in Harvey has been closed due to icy road conditions.
Motorists may detour via the U.S. 90B Service Road thru the Harvey Tunnel. Motorists are urged to stay off the roads whenever possible and use extra caution if traveling during hazardous weather conditions.

DOTD continues to monitor weather reports, as well as area roadways, and will advise when it is safe to reopen the structure.
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, motorists can utilize the new "Way to Geaux" application to receive real-time, around the clock travel alerts. The hands-free, eyes-free “smart phone” application can be downloaded on any iPhone or Android device by visiting either the iTunes App Store, or Google Play.