The Port of New Orleans owns and operates four (4)
bridges across the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal (Industrial
Canal). Periodically they are closed for maintenance and
repairs. The following is a list of planned closures and curfews for
For bridge comments or questions, email Deborah
Keller, Director of Port Development, firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 504-528-3297, Mon thru Friday 8am to 5pm.
|St. Claude Ave.
Marine Channel 14
Bridge Operation Normal.
Marine Channel 13
The Florida Ave. bridge is currently operating Monday thru Friday
from 7am to 4pm to coincide with Norfolk Southern Railroad's current
rail schedule requirements. The bridge will be held in the raised
position for marine traffic and lowered only for rail traffic. Also,
until further notice, the bridge remains closed to vehicular and
pedestrian traffic due to roadway conditions on the approaches to
the bridge. The Corps' contractor is still on site removing a sunken
Marine Channel 13
Bridge Operation Normal however pedestrians, vehicles, and trains
cannot access bridge due to damages resulting from hurricane
Marine Channel 16
|The Seabrook bridge is open to
marine traffic and closes only for train crossings.|
Bridge Curfews (No Openings for Marine
The bridge opening curfews for Monday through Friday (except
federal holidays and except for vessels in distress) for the
St. Claude Avenue Bridge and Florida Avenue Bridge are as
Morning 6:30 a.m. to 8:30
Evening 3:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
The Florida Avenue, St. Claude Avenue, Almonaster
Avenue bridges and the Seabrook Railroad bridge are operated by the Board of Commissioners of the
Port of New Orleans.
The Senator Ted Hickey (Seabrook Vehicular Bridge) is operated by
the Orleans Levee District and operates under their curfew of 7:30
a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
(except for federal holidays and except for vessels in distress).