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The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway was closed in both directions, though officials had reopened the right lane of the north-bound span with a speed limit of 45 miles per hour. Just after 3:30 p.m., officials opened the left lane of the southbound span, also with a 45-mph speed limit. +2. See updated closures ...
St. Tammany Parish government to remain closed Thursday. Updated January 17, 2018 at 8:16 PM ; Posted January 17, 2018 at 5:32 PM. A pile of slush sits near the entrance to the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune). Comment.

On the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, a single lane northbound and one lane southbound were opened Wednesday afternoon. Officials warned some ice patches remained on the 24-mile spans. They planned to monitor conditions through Thursday morning and close the bridge again if necessary.
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway re-opened both spans on Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 17) with traffic restricted to a single lane at 45 mph. The northbound bridge opened around 3 p.m., with the southbound span following suit at about 3:40 p.m. The openings came after crews spent the day removing ice ...
An Entergy outage map shows more than 6,800 customers without power in St. Bernard Parish.Entergy. 11 p.m.. The I-10 Twin Spans over Lake Pontchartrain is closed between U.S. 11 and Oak harbor Boulevard in Slidell. In New Orleans East, I-10 westbound, from Downman Road to Almonaster Avenue ...

Need to cross the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Tuesday evening (Jan. 16)? Bridge officials recommend you do so before 7 p.m.. rain/sleet is expected to begin falling on the northern end of the bridge between 3 and 4 p.m., and hit the southern end of the span between 5 and 6 p.m., Causeway ...
Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana: The 23.8 mile-Causeway is the longest bridge in the world running fully across water. From the halfway point of this bridge, you might as well be looking from a boat somewhere in the middle of the ocean. You can't see land in any direction. This is no Golden Gate Bridge.
Freezing temperatures were expected Saturday (Jan. 13) to descend on southeast Louisiana overnight. The low south of Lake Pontchartrain will be at 28 degrees around midnight, and on the North Shore at 23 degrees by Sunday at 4 a.m., the National Weather Service predicted. All parishes north of the ...
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway released video showing a pickup entering a crossover and slamming into the back of a parked Motorist Assistance Patrol truck on Thursday morning (Jan. 11). The crash occurred at 8:26 a.m. when a southbound motorist pulled into a crossover at the 12.5 mile-marker to ...
The committee will provide input to the City Council regarding various alternatives for increasing flood protection in the historic, mixed use community along Lake Pontchartrain. It is expected to begin its work in the coming weeks. Members of the committee are Glen Runyon, Larry Clausen, Karen Gautreaux ...
Southbound Lake Pontchartrain Causeway closed because of wreck. Updated January 11, 2018 at 10:29 AM ; Posted January 11, 2018 at 8:22 AM. The southbound lanes of the Lake Pontchartain Causeway were closed Thursday morning (Jan. 11) because of a wreck, bridge officials said at 8 a.m. ( NOLA.com | The ...
What do you do when the temperature drops to freezing on the Lakefront? You go swimming, right? Well you do if you're a participant in the New Orleans Annual Polar Bear Plunge. Last year, during a New Year's Day stroll, I stumbled onto the gaggle of amphibious lunatics at the mouth of Bayou St. John ...
The southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway has been reopened, authorities said Thursday (Dec. 28).( Staff archive ). Comment. 0 shares. By Bob Warren · bwarren@nola.com,. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. The southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway has been reopened, ...
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, looking south towards Metairie. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune archive)( NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune archive ). Comment. 0 shares. By Robert Rhoden · rrhoden@nola.com,. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. The southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain ...
Residents and business owners in the Old Mandeville area, which is separated from Lake Pontchartrain by a relatively short seawall, have complained about frequent street flooding near the lake even when there is no tropical weather in the area. The estimated cost of the various options ranged from $13 ...
New Orleans police say a man and a pregnant woman died in a crash this morning at the foot of the Hwy. 11 bridge over Lake Pontchartrain. "At about 9:12 a.m., Traffic Unit officers responded to a call of a vehicle accident at the location," police said in a statement. "Upon arrival, officers discovered a crash ...

Motorists were not being allowed to ride motorcycles over the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Saturday night (Dec. 2) because of dense fog, according to the New Orleans Department of Transportation and Development. The department tweeted about the restrictions about 8:15 p.m. Saturday, which are ...
Northbound motorists on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway might experience slight traffic delays on Saturday (Dec. 2) as weekend work continues. The right lane of the northbound span will be closed from the entrance of the bridge to the 0.4-mile marker, the Causeway said Friday. The closure will be from ...
Golden-agers met for a potluck lunch on Oct. 28 and reminisced about the days of racing boats on Lake Pontchartrain, having unpaved roads, ...
The St. Tammany fishing pier over Lake Pontchartrain south of Slidell will close Sunday (Nov. 26) for the winter, the parish government ...
Fontainebleau State Park cabins offer on-water view of Lake Pontchartrain and the world famous bridge beyond, which connects New Orleans ...
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, looking south towards Metairie. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune archive)( NOLA.com | The ...
THEN: Once upon a time, the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain consisted of so much unused swampland. Then, in 1831, the Pontchartrain ...
The groups point to critical pieces of real estate, such as the Manchac land bridge, which separates Lake Pontchartrain from Lake Maurepas.
Today, the series continues with the formation in 1989 of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and its "Save Our Lake" rallying cry.
"Once construction is completed, this portion of Lake Pontchartrain shoreline will see the return of a healthy and protective marsh ecosystem," ...
The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation has been active in the Lake Pontchartrain basin and southern Louisiana, improving the water quality ...
The northbound bridge of Lake Pontchartrain Causeway reopened Wednesday morning (Nov. 8) after a brief closure because of a wreck, ...
A dismissed New Orleans civil court lawsuit, linked to a fatal plane crash into Lake Pontchartrain that killed two people in August 2016, was ...
A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew rescued a dog from Lake Pontchartrain on Monday afternoon (Oct. 30) after the pup was spotted swimming about ...
The recent, tragic explosion on an oil rig on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana has brought attention to the largely overlooked oil operations that ...
The Coast Guard continues to search the day after the explosion on a gas platform in Lake Pontchartrain where seven people were rushed to ...
KENNER - Three of the seven workers injured in a rig explosion in Lake Pontchartrain last night are currently in critical condition, and two of ...
Two of the rig workers injured sustained critical burns and others sustained trauma from the blast, which happened in Lake Pontchartrain, about ...
But what was meant to help is actually harming wetlands, according to the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. The group is asking the state ...
As Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana in 2005, it tore through the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain. Breaches in the lake's ...
The board that governs the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Monday selected a Slidell firm to design 12 "safety bays," or sections of shoulder, ...
The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain on Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans ...
The Coast Guard had to rescue two people a sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain as hurricane Nate approached the gulf Coast, kicking up high ...
Now, scientists with the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation have identified areas where the water is just salty enough for oysters to flourish.
After several days of searching, a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office helicopter crew found the body of a Texas man who went missing after an oil ...
... Assessment model, published by Louisiana State University in conjunction with other universities, projects Lake Pontchartrain waters along ...
Anyone who bothers to drive the 24-mile causeway across Lake Pontchartrain will find an amazingly flavorful surprise on the North Shore: a ...
A flood barrier across the mouth of Lake Pontchartrain -- a 50-year-old idea to protect New Orleans and communities along the North Shore ...
Hurricane Isaac pushes Lake Pontchartrain over the shore near U.S. 11 south of Slidell on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Louisiana wants to build ...
People near the lakefront in New Orleans and Metairie today spotted a waterspout as thunderstorms passed through the area shortly after noon ...
METAIRIE - A waterspout generated by a strong storm over Lake Pontchartrain generated a waterspout and dozens of our viewers were able to ...
A storm that rolled through the New Orleans area Tuesday (Aug. 15) dropped a water spout over Lake Pontchartrain just after noon, according ...
Water is removed from the Harahan and River Ridge area today through a convoluted process that pumps it all the way to Lake Pontchartrain, ...


 

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