NEW ORLEANS – The city of New Orleans today announced an engagement opportunity tomorrow, Thursday, May 20, for residents to learn about an upcoming road works project. Construction on $ 7 million West End Group B Project is expected to start in June and will last for about 12 months, weather permitting.
Residents will be able to learn more about the project tomorrow at a community pre-construction meeting, during which the construction sequence, schedule, construction impacts, and more, will be shared. This meeting will be accessible via Webex; participants are encouraged to register in advance on nola.gov/neoevents.
When: Thursday May 20, 2021, 6 pm-7pm | Call number : (415) 655-0001 | Access code: 187 548 1325
A copy of the presentation will be sent to all registrants and uploaded to roadwork.nola.gov/projects before the meeting.
The works will include:
- Repair damaged sidewalks and driveways;
- Installation of ramps that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act at the intersection; and
- Replacement / repair of damaged underground water, sewer and / or drainage pipes.
In general, the contractor will work from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; however, there may be delays due to weather conditions or other circumstances that require the contractor to work later and / or weekends.
As of May 2018, DPW has completed 94 projects with an estimated value of $ 260 million. Today, 65 projects are under construction with an estimated value of $ 602 million.
The City of New Orleans Department of Public Works (DPW) and the New Orleans Wastewater and Sewerage Authority (SWBNO) are working together to implement an unprecedented program to restore our damaged infrastructure. Thanks to local and federal funds, the $ 2.3 billion program is the most comprehensive that our region has seen in a generation.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ROADWORKNOLA
- More … than $ 2.3 billion value of DPW / SWBNO work across town
- Almost 200 individual projects – each neighborhood will feel this positive impact
- Coordinated project schedules to minimize construction impacts
- Economic opportunity for small businesses and disadvantaged businesses in the City
- Proactive communications to keep residents well informed throughout the program