Huey P. Long Bridge http://wwno.org en A View From The Top: Huey P. Long Bridge http://wwno.org/post/view-top-huey-p-long-bridge <p>This Sunday is a big day in the history of a Louisiana landmark. The Huey P. Long Bridge is scheduled to re-open, with three wider lanes of car traffic on each side, and two rail lines running down the middle.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 03:04:39 +0000 Eve Troeh 37456 at http://wwno.org Huey P. Long Bridge construction projects canceled http://wwno.org/post/huey-p-long-bridge-construction-projects-canceled <p>All construction projects and closures on the Huey P. Long Bridge have been canceled due to Tropical Storm Isaac, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.</p><p>Motorists are advised to check local news sites and the City of New Orleans <a href="http://new.nola.gov/ready" target="_blank">citizen emergency website</a>.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 21:32:22 +0000 Jason Saul 18659 at http://wwno.org Some lanes on Huey P. Long Bridge closed http://wwno.org/post/some-lanes-huey-p-long-bridge-closed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">West bank bound lanes on the Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson Parish are closed until 5 a.m. on Monday while workers place girders for wider lanes.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">State officials are urging motorists to use the Crescent City Connection in New Orleans or the Interstate 310 Bridge in Lulling as alternate crossings of the Mississippi River.</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 15:52:53 +0000 The Associated Press 15761 at http://wwno.org Huey P. Long Bridge Closed this Weekend http://wwno.org/post/huey-p-long-bridge-closed-weekend <p>JEFFERSON, La. (AP) &mdash; The Huey P. Long Bridge will close at midnight Friday and is not expected to reopen until midnight on Sunday.</p><p>State transportation officials said the shutdown is necessary for removal of old lanes on the bridge, which is being reconstructed.</p><p>Drivers can use the Crescent City Connection or the Interstate 310 Bridge at Luling as alternate crossings of the Mississippi River.</p><p>Widening of the bridge is expected to be completed in 2013.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 17 May 2012 15:07:49 +0000 The Associated Press 11324 at http://wwno.org