Claiborne Ave Closure on 5/13

Chancellor Hollier sent out the following email on Thursday, May 12th, announcing street closures on Claiborne Ave. adjacent to the downtown campus.

The movie, 21 Jump Street, is being filmed near our campus and will require street closure and restrictions on our campus beginning at 7:00 a.m. and lasting until 11:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13 as follows:

(1) S. Claiborne Street will be closed at the 500 Block, at the Perdido intersection – traffic will be diverted up or down Poydras Street;

(2) Parking will be restricted at the 500 Block of S. Claiborne Ave (North side), the 400 and 500 Blocks of S. Roman Street (both sides), the 500 Block of Bolivar Street (both sides), and the 1900 Block of Perdido Street (both sides);

(3) Pedestrian traffic in this area will be maintained;

(4) The New Orleans Police Department will be on site to provide intermittent traffic control.

The production company apologizes for the inconvenience caused by the filming.

I wanted you to be aware so you can plan alternate routes to avoid delays and congestion. Thank you for your patience and accommodation of this major economic development enterprise for our City and State.