Westbank Expressway (US 90B) westbound now open
Sunday, June 05, 2022 at 10:46:56 AM

Westbank Expressway (US 90B) westbound now open

NEW ORLEANS — The Westbank Expressway (US 90B) westbound has reopened nearly 21 hours earlier than planned.

Saturday night, the contractor began work to level the approach to the elevated expressway. The work included milling a section of the expressway, repaving, and striping. The road reopened around 8:30 Sunday morning.

The project cost approximately $147,000.

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Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through construction sites, and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information:

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 for 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 website at www.511la.org.

Media Contact:

Chris Welty