New Orleans police close part of Royal Street to recreate pedestrian corridor

The New Orleans Police Department announced Friday that it will recreate the pedestrian corridor along Royal Street near the site of the Hard Rock Hotel collapse. The NOPD said that starting Monday, the area of ​​Royal Street between the northern edge of Bienville Street and the southern edge of Orleans will be closed to traffic. The closure will be in effect Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. , the closure will be in effect between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., according to police. The NOPD said area business owners and residents have been contacted to notify them of the road closures. Businesses in the area will need to make accommodations regarding delivery logistics during these times, police said. This area of ​​Royal Street was reopened to vehicular traffic in April 2021 to ease congestion in the area due to the Hard Rock Hotel collapse. Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to contact the Eighth District at 504-658-6080 for a regularly scheduled MAX meeting.

The New Orleans Police Department announced Friday that it will recreate the pedestrian corridor along Royal Street near the site of the Hard Rock Hotel collapse.

The NOPD said that starting Monday, the area of ​​Royal Street between the northern edge of Bienville Street and the southern edge of Orleans will be closed to traffic.

The closure will be in effect Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

On Saturdays and Sundays, the closure will be in effect between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., according to police.

The NOPD said area business owners and residents have been contacted to notify them of the road closures.

Businesses in the area will need to make accommodations regarding delivery logistics during these times, police said.

This area of ​​Royal Street was reopened to vehicular traffic in April 2021 to ease congestion in the area due to the Hard Rock Hotel collapse.

Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to contact the Eighth District at 504-658-6080 or attend a regular MAX meeting.