NEW ORLEANS – Friday, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the Tulane University football game scheduled for today. The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas and to make transportation arrangements accordingly.
Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets, and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.
In addition, RTA services, including bus service may be interrupted during these events. Details on route changes are available at www.norta.com.
TULANE UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL GAME
Tulane University’s football game at Yulman Stadium on Tulane University’s main campus is scheduled for today at 6 p.m.
Beginning at 12 p.m. on today, only vehicles with the proper permit will be allowed to access on the following streets until NOPD releases traffic after the game:
- Audubon Blvd. – In both directions from South Claiborne Ave. to Willow St.
- Willow St. – In both directions from Calhoun St. to Audubon St.
- Ben Weiner Dr. – Between South Claiborne Ave. and McAlister Ext.
The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic along South Claiborne Ave. and in the neighborhoods around Tulane University’s main campus on game days. Yulman Stadium is located on Tulane University’s campus and bordering South Claiborne Ave. and offers restricted parking in the surrounding neighborhoods. Attendees that are driving to Yulman Stadium are encouraged to plan ahead before departing to the stadium.
Taxi cab stands are located in the 6500 block westbound of South Claiborne Ave.
Charter bus loading zone will be located in the 6200 and 6400 blocks of South Claiborne Ave.
On-street parking of vehicles equipped with living accommodations is prohibited and will be enforced 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
For more information on parking enforcement, citizens may call:
- Request for Parking Enforcement: (504) 658-8100; Daily 24 hours
- Information on Payments – Tickets/Tows/Boots: 1-877-314-3767; Daily 24 hours
- General Information on Parking: (504) 658-8200; Daily 24 hours
- Tulane Game Day Hotline: (844)-25EVENT [(844) 253-8368]