Transportation

New Orleans Traffic
Don Ames
November 30, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Visitors in town for the Bayou Classic as well as locals may have a hard time navigating the streets of New Orleans this weekend. The Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse in October still has parts of Canal Street, Rampart and Burgundy and other roads closed in the area. Downtown traffic has been...
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New Terminal ready for take off
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Thomas Perumean
November 27, 2019 - 6:19 am
The biggest test of the most important piece of equipment at the new terminal at Armstrong International Airport takes place today. When the baggage handling system at the new terminal suffered mechanical issues, it was a major concern for airport management and a problem that needed to be solved-...
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Thomas Perumean
November 20, 2019 - 7:49 am
Algiers residents, business owners sounded off last night to RTA officials and City Council members. Angry attendees faced RTA CEO Alex Wiggins, who tried to explain why its taking so long for his agency to find a new operator for the ferry. "Our next step is the final written report," Wiggins told...
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Thomas Perumean
November 18, 2019 - 9:13 am
Danziger Bridge closed this morning at 9am as inspections and light repairs to 30+ year old span take place. According to DOTD, the roadway will close at 9am and reopen 3pm every afternoon until next Monday. Drivers headed eastbound can use I-10 over the highrise to Downman to get around the...
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Thomas Perumean
November 18, 2019 - 5:51 am
If you've visited the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, you'll realize while its big and broad, unless you're taking a flight, all the things that brought you there are out of your reach. That's about to change. In the coming weeks the airport will roll out a...
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Thomas Perumean
November 08, 2019 - 7:59 am
DOTD work crews got their paint cans out and hastily added an extra turn lane at Loyola Drive to help out with the back up from the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. WWL-TV talked with Scott Doyle from the DOTD who said: “We analyzed the projected data but it’s...
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Chris Miller
November 05, 2019 - 11:00 am
Today travelers, state and local officials, and the city of New Orleans say goodbye to the old airport terminal on Airline Drive, on the eve of the grand opening the new, billion-dollar terminal just south of I-10. While passengers and planes arrive and depart from that new terminal, the old one...
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Thomas Perumean
Thomas Perumean
November 04, 2019 - 1:27 pm
A familiar friend for locals and visitors alike is back in service. The big red streetcar is back again along the NORTA's Riverfront line. With its ringing bells, the deep rumble of its wheels, and the easy sway of the carbody as it traverses the line from French Market to Canal Street. Service was...
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November 04, 2019 - 4:54 am
Office workers bemoan driving home in the dark. Night owls relish the chance to sleep in. As clocks tick toward the end of daylight saving time, many sleep scientists and circadian biologists are pushing for a permanent ban because of potential ill effects on human health. Losing an hour of...
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Chris Miller
October 29, 2019 - 10:53 am
One week from today, the airport closes at its current location and moves to the new terminal just south of I-10, off Kenner's Loyola Drive. Tonight, state transportation officials will hold a public meeting to talk about plans to build new flyover ramps to help airport-related traffic avoid Loyola...
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