NEW ORLEANS – A broken water main has shut down a busy Chalmette intersection this morning as crews work to repair the damage.
A deluge of water shut down West Judge Perez Drive is shut down at Paris Road just after 6 a.m., according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
All traffic has been rerouted around the intersection as work crews continue to excavate around the affected section of pipe.
LA 39 South (West Judge Perez Drive) is closed to traffic at LA 47 (Paris Road) due to a broken water main.
— New Orleans Traffic (@NOLA_Traffic) July 11, 2017
The DOTD has not yet said when work will be complete.