1000 Block of Canal Street to be Closed to Traffic Next Tuesday and Wednesday Nights

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Next week, from Monday, Oct. 22, to Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, a production company will be filming night time scenes at the 1000 block of Canal Street, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 7 a.m.

On the nights of Tuesday, Oct. 23, and Wednesday, Oct. 24, the 1000 block of Canal Street (CBD side, between South Rampart Street and Roosevelt Way) will be closed to traffic between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m.

On the night of Wednesday, Oct. 24, filming will include simulated special effects, including non-pyrotechnics air pressure blasts, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Law enforcement officers will be on site to ensure public safety and to help facilitate the work and traffic flow.

Film New Orleans, part of the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy, assists productions with the City’s permitting process, connects productions with local crew and resources, and facilitates communication between productions and the local community.

In 2017, New Orleans hosted 40 film tax credit projects (TV, films and commercials) with direct spending of roughly $295 million.

For questions about filming please contact Rob Uribe, Assistant Location Manager, at 985-707-4883, or Film New Orleans at 504-658-4341 or 504-240-9504.

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