UPCOMING BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY

SOUTH SIDE OF THE NEW BRIDGE

  • Started setting Span 16 girders 7/12/22 with plans to continue setting girders thru Spans 17 thru 21 over the next several weeks.  Deck construction starting week of 7/25/22 with shear key and diaphragm construction and setting precast panels.

NORTH SIDE OF THE NEW BRIDGE

  •  Concrete columns and pier cap construction continues.

WORK IN THE GIWW

  • MP2 underwater seal slab placed 7/9/22. Cofferdam dewatered 7/15/22 – 7/16/22.  Welding on pipe pile and preparations for leveling slab began 7/18/22.

ALGIERS OUTFALL CANAL BRIDGE

  • Cap construction began 6/9/22 on the south side and has moved to the north side. Deck forming for Spans 8-10 began week of 7/18/22.

LA 23 ROADWAY & ENGINEERS ROAD

  • Work continues in medians with paving.  Traffic shift for LA23 SB lanes scheduled for 7/25/22 – 7/27/22.

LOCAL ROADS

  • Railroad Street extension construction continues as utilities are relocated.

UTILITIES

  • Entergy, AT&T, and Cox relocations continue along LA23 and on local cross streets and adjacent streets throughout the project. Atmos completed relocations in same areas. Atmos received NTP to start relocations on south side 5/17/22

CURRENT BRIDGE/TUNNEL OPERATIONS UPDATES

Construction Timeframes

SUMMER 2020 SUMMER 2020
2020-2024 2020-2024
Late 2023 Late 2023
SPRING 2024 SPRING 2024
SPRING 2024 SPRING 2024
SPRING 2024 SPRING 2024

SUMMER 2020

Design input on bridge and park

2020-2024

Lane closures, construction

Late 2023

Demolish tunnel

SPRING 2024

Open new bridge

SPRING 2024

Relocate Veterans Park

SPRING 2024

Take down old bridge