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NOPD, NOFD placing barricades at underpasses

NEW ORLEANS – As heavy storms move across the New Orleans area, the NOPD and NOFD are placing barricades at underpasses across Orleans Parish.

“Operation Underpass” went into effect at 7:45 a.m., according to the NOPD.

Barricades will be placed at the following underpasses and intersections:

  • N Carrollton Ave/I-10
  • City Park Ave/I-10
  • Canal Blvd/Pontalba St
  • Marconi Dr/I-610
  • St Bernard Ave/Florida Ave
  • Paris Ave/I-610
  • Gentilly Blvd/I-610
  • Broad St/Flordia Ave
  • Franklin Ave/I-10
  • Gentilly Blvd/Chef Menteur Hwy
  • Press Dr/Leon C Simon Dr
  • Downman Rd/Lake Shore Dr
  • General De Gaulle Dr/Woodland Dr
  • General De Gaulle Dr/Westbank Expy

Stay tuned to WGNO for continuing weather coverage.

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