Jun 18, 2014|
Tommy talks to WWL traffic reporter Mike Weldon
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If you've driven around this city you know that there is an out of work going on. Andy it's kind of a I guess an oxymoron because nobody wants streets stakes but they don't have to go through any trouble to avoid the repairs might Weldon. Joins -- right now Mike and you busy but thanks for taking some time all for you Tommy any time we'll thank you tell me about the the main areas of construction right now and the ways that people can get around them. -- you talking about the downtown area are you talking about Metairie talking about the nor short there's still a construction go on them everywhere. Well -- at a traffic guy says about it all going to put All My Children what to do that don't. Wolf right now a lot of people don't know that Julia street or maybe they do is got a lot of construction and it's basically one lane all the way. From. -- center boulevard all the way at colonial. There's different parts were completely closed down so you'd be better off not even taken Julie unless you have a I usually say a reason to be on that street. Also there's lots and lots of construction uncle -- let every day -- got that'll hold they've got built around where they're trying to fix. Some of the area where. The two -- told the to the trolleys all go. And then of course south Peter street is down to one lane and a lot of people don't seem to understand that it's only one lane from. Kelly -- all the way two portraits. In terms of alternate routes -- rush hour is there any way to really you know you semi Judea and and and know that mass someone feel like at second at about a year ago it seems like yeah. But yeah I mean you really if you go to an alternate route a lot of times and the smaller street -- be as bad as yard gone through the area where there. Construction is happening well this would be that time where your grandparents toll that you should practice. Patients because I'm with you even if you go to an alternate route. Chances are everybody else decided to go to the alternate Russo is no love faster than it would have been if you stayed on they were normal street which is only got one line right in terms of Jefferson perish in a north sure. Level he's got a lot of construction of their by highway 190 also we've got to construction. On several parts of highway 21. Oh if you go over as you well say your neck of the woods on the West -- he got lots of construction there had -- -- golf. Closed woodland and parts all the way down to go all -- even from the exit from the West Bank expressway. It's down to one lane at times. And I haven't studied this but it just -- -- gotten. And watch in a traffic problems every data most of the problems occur where they have -- answer where the traffic flowing freely. Actually were the most the problems happen is -- traffic is flowing freely. I guess its vision on faster thank you Mike anything you -- -- yes there's always nice to join you on morning -- well thank you Mike it's a pleasure having you here.