Filming for "Bonnie & Clyde" shuts down streets in downtown BR

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police in Baton Rouge plan to close several downtown streets and restrict parking Monday for the filming of the History Channel miniseries "Bonnie & Clyde."

The street closures will be intermittent throughout the day. The filming is scheduled to be done on Third Street at the intersections of Laurel and Convention streets from around noon to midnight.

BRPD will stop traffic while the cameras are rolling. City-parish officials said the traffic control will happen on various streets from around 2 p.m. until 11 p.m.

Officials added special effects will include loud simulated gunfire in some of the scenes during those hours, so no one should be alarmed by the noise. Police will be working with the production to ensure safety and to monitor traffic control.

Intermittent Traffic Control:

Around 2 p.m. on the 300 blocks of both N. Third Street and at the intersection of Laurel and Fourth Street

Around 5 p.m. at the intersection of 100 block of N. Third at North streets and at the 300 block of Convention at Fourth streets

No Parking Areas:

100 - 300 blocks of N. Third Street

200 - 300 blocks of Laurel Street

300 block of Florida Street

200 - 300 blocks of Convention Street

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