Traffic restrictions in New Orleans this weekend for French Quarter Fest
POSTED: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 7:04am
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — If you’re headed to New Orleans this weekend for the annual French Quarter Fest, make sure to keep these traffic restrictions handy.
The New Orleans Police Department reports that from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., North Peters/Decatur Streets will be restricted between Iberville and Dumaine Street to pedestrian traffic only.
In addition, on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, beginning at 1:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., there will be a French Quarter closure in effect ranging from Canal Street to Dumaine Street and Rampart Street to the river.
Taxis, limos, shuttle busses, pedicabs and carriages will be the only vehicles allowed to travel in these areas.
Access passes to be allowed past the checkpoints are available at the Eighth District Station (334 Royal Street) for residents, business owners, employees and hotel guests.