BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Several streets in downtown Baton Rouge are reopening after some repair work was done at the River Center Branch Library.
The Department of Transportation and Drainage's Traffic Engineering Division says North Boulevard will reopen Saturday, May 5. St. Louis Street will also be reopened one-way southbound. Louisiana Avenue will be one-way eastbound.
- Structural engineers say downtown library can now be accessed
- More streets being closed due to remedial work required on downtown library
- Engineers find additional problems at new library under construction
- Reported stability issues with new library under construction prompt evacuations, street closures
Shoring towers were installed over the weekend and the building can now be accessed. Light-duty construction work will resume as well.