'Terminator 5' filming to impact CCC, Westbank traffic through weekend

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Posted on May 9, 2014 at 8:19 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - Filming on the Crescent City Connection is going to impact traffic Friday and throughout the weekend because of filming for the new Terminator 5 movie in the city.

Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, the Department of Transportation and Development will be doing repair work in conjunction with filming, on the east bound lanes of the CCC.

As a result, there will be traffic restrictions on the westbound lanes of the CCC.

The right lane will be closed between the CCC bridge and Terry Parkway until Monday afternoon.

The left lane will also be shutdown on General DeGaulle and the Terry Parkway flyover exits until Monday afternoon.

In addition, the westbound HOV lanes are currently closed until Monday.

 

For more detailed information, the following is a press release highlighting details of CCC closures, sent from DOTD:

The following closures will be necessary to accommodate the filming of “Terminator 5” movie and the repair of concrete joints on the Westbound US 90 B (Crescent City Connection) near the General De Gaulle/Terry Parkway interchange.

Westbound US 90 B (CCC), from the Super Structure (Bridge) to the Terry Parkway exit-

  • Thursday, May 8th at 8 AM until Monday, May 12th at 5 AM—the right lane will be closed, four lanes will remain open
  • Saturday, May 10th at 10 PM until Sunday, May 11th at Noon – additional lanes will be closed to accomplish the concrete joint repairs
  • Monday, May 12th at 5 AM until Monday, May 12th at 6 PM —the right lane will be closed, four lanes will remain open

LA 428 East (General DeGaulle Drive) Flyover Exit Ramp-

  • Thursday, May 8th at 8 AM until Friday, May 9th at 7 PM – left lane will be closed
  • Friday, May 9th at 7 PM until Monday, May 12th at 5 AM – the exit ramp will be closed. During the ramp closure, motorist should use the LA 428 West (General De Gaulle Drive) exit.
  • Monday, May 12th at 5 AM until Monday, May 12th at 6 PM -- left lane will be closed

Terry Parkway Flyover/Frontage Road Exit Ramp-

  • Thursday, May 8th at 8 AM until Friday, May 9th at 7 PM – left lane will be closed
  • Friday, May 9th at 7 PM until Monday, May 12th at 5 AM – the exit ramp will be closed. During the ramp closure, motorist should use the LA 428 West (General De Gaulle Drive) exit to reach Terry Parkway via the Frontage Road.
  • Monday, May 12th 5 AM until Monday, May 12th 6 PM – the left lane will be closed

HOV Lane to the Westbound Elevated West Bank Expressway-

  • Thursday, May 8th at 7 PM until Monday, May 12th at 1 PM – will be closed.

HOV Lanes Eastbound-

  • Friday, May 9th at 9 AM until Monday, May 12th at 5 AM – will be closed

HOV Lanes Westbound-

  • Friday, May 9th at 7 PM until Monday, May 12th at 1 PM – will be closed

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

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