Updated: LA 47 Chalmette Paris Rd. bridge (at Chalmette Ferry) now open
Thursday, April 04, 2024 at 11:35:04 AM
April 4, 2024: The Chalmette Ferry has resumed operations, according to New Orleans RTA.
DOTD engineers made on-site repairs to allow vehicular traffic to resume usage of the elevated roadway.

St. Bernard Parish, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the immediate closure of the Chalmette Paris Rd. Bridge (at Chalmette Ferry). This afternoon, a DOTD inspection found structural deficiencies resulting in unsafe driving conditions.

The bridge is closed until further notice; however, DOTD crews are already surveying the damage.

The bridge is located on Paris Rd. (LA 47) between St. Bernard Hwy. and the Chalmette Ferry.

Updated information will be provided as soon as it is available.