New Orleans Police implement NYE parking restrictions throughout the French Quarter

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Parking restrictions and closures were implemented along several French Quarter streets starting Wednesday in anticipation of the New Year’s holiday, according to the New Orleans Police.

Starting Wednesday, New Orleans Police will close Decatur Street from Toulouse to Dumaine Streets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. to accommodate the Dick Clark Rockin’ New Year’s Eve event.

Then on Thursday, Decatur Street between Canal and Dumaine streets will be closed from 6 p.m. until just after midnight.

Additionally, Jackson Square will be closed, and Madison and Wilkinson streets will be closed from 6 p.m. and midnight.

Bourbon Street will be closed to cross traffic, including vehicular or pedestrian traffic, between Iberville and Dumaine Streets from 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31 and until 2 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2021.

Parking is prohibited at the intersection of Royal and Frenchmen street for New Year’s Eve, according to New Orleans Police.

In addition, New Orleans Police have asked the Department of Public Works to designate no parking zones in the 700 and 800 blocks of the following streets between Royal and Dauphine from Thursday, Dec. 31 at starting at midnight and until 6 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021:

Iberville, Bienville, Conti, St. Louis, Toulouse, St. Peter and St. Ann streets; Orleans Avenue; and the 800 block of Bourbon Street.

Canal Street on both sides from Convention Center Boulevard to Burgundy Street will also be closed from Thursday, Dec. 31 at starting at midnight and until 6 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.

The following street sections will be closed to parking from midnight on Dec. 31 to 6 a.m. on Jan. 1:

Both sides of Decatur Street from Dumaine to Conti streets, both sides of North Peters Street from Conti to Canal streets and both sides of the 500 and 600 blocks of Frenchmen Street.

Department of Public Works tow truck drivers will be standing by to enforce the parking restrictions, according to New Orleans Police.

Below is a map for reference.