Final Four traffic plan

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Posted on March 30, 2012 at 11:42 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 5:20 AM

NEW ORLEANS - These closures will increase the flow of traffic exiting from the Pontchartrain Expressway headed in a riverbound direction due to Bracket Town at the Convention Center. Starts at 11 a.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. on Saturday, 11 a.m. on Sunday and 11 a.m. on Monday

  • Traffic heading on Calliope in a riverbound direction will be diverted right/uptown onto Annunciation. This traffic will not be allowed to proceed riverbound on Calliope from Annunciation.
  • Traffic heading on Annunciation in an uptown direction from the Warehouse district will be diverted right/lake bound onto Calliope. This traffic will not be allowed to cross Calliope on Annunciation in an uptown direction.
  • Traffic headed on Annunciation in a downtown direction will be diverted right/riverbound onto Calliope. This traffic will not be allowed to cross Calliope on Annunciation in a downtown direction.

On Game Days, Saturday and Monday, Poydras Street may have intermittent closures.

On Sunday, April 1, the Big Dribble, featuring 3,000 participating youth, will begin at Champions Square and proceed to Bracket Town in the Convention Center. From 1:00- 3:00 p.m., Poydras Street from the Mercedes Benz Superdome to Convention Center will be restricted on the riverbound side. Convention Center Boulevard will also be restricted (downtown direction lanes) between Poydras and Henderson Streets.

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