Bridge Reopens At Joe W. Brown Park In New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined city and state officials and community stakeholders on, Dec. 20 to celebrate the reopening of the new Joe W. Brown Park Bridge in New Orleans East.

The bridge was touted as a "highlight" in the City’s 2017 infrastructure accomplishments. The bridge at Joe Brown Park is now open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

The Joe W. Brown park is a transformative 163-acre park in New Orleans East. The Audubon Louisiana Nature Center is adjacent to the park.

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To see a video of the mayor at the Joe W. Brown Park bridge site, visit the Mayor's Facebook page here.

According to the mayor's office, in 2017, the Department of Public Works completed 31 projects with a total funding investment of over $92 million. The Capital Projects Administration completed 23 projects bringing the total of completed projects to 196, at a value of $339 million. The Capital Program includes 264 projects.

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