New Orleans La

Breaking: Boil Notice
9:52 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Eastern New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A boil water advisory has been issued for a large area of New Orleans east.

The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans says water pressure dropped in the area Tuesday night when a 30-inch water main broke about 11 p.m.

The boil water advisory will remain in effect until further notice for customers in an area bounded by Morrison Road, Hayne Boulevard, Downman Road and Bullard Road. 

New Orleans Bridge Closed
9:48 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Repairs to Shut Bridge Across Industrial Canal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Port of New Orleans officials say the Florida Avenue Bridge over the Industrial Canal will be closed much of the day on Thursday and Friday for repairs.

The work will require closing the bridge to vehicular traffic between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. both days.

Port officials say marine and rail traffic will not be affected. 

Katrina-Rebuilding
9:36 am
Thu April 26, 2012

New Orleans Agency Breaks Ground on 2 New Projects

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority has broken ground on a $2.7 million multi-family residential building in blight-stricken Central City and on an $8.7 million project to build a health clinic and storefront in another impoverished section of the city.

In Central City, NORA says it's working with builders to construct 10 condominium units on O.C. Haley Boulevard. There are efforts to bring stores and people back to the Central City neighborhood after years of neglect.

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