Canal Street-Alger Point ferry service suspended for construction of new terminal



NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority will suspend Canal Street-Alger Point ferry service to allow construction of the new Canal Street ferry terminal. The service will be discontinued Tuesday through Thursday, but a temporary terminal-to-terminal bus shuttle will be provided starting at 6 a.m. from the Algiers Point ferry terminal.

The final shuttle will leave the Canal Street ferry terminal at 8:45 p.m. The temporary shuttle bus will depart from Algiers Point every hour and every half hour from the Canal Street terminal. This suspension is necessary to mobilize the interim Mardi Gras World Ferry Terminal.

On Friday, the ferry service will resume service to the tip of Algiers, but will use the provisional ferry terminal of Mardi Gras World. During this period, ferry service hours will be reduced from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily.

Temporary timetables for Pointe Alger – Mardi Gras World Ferry:

From: Time: From: Time
Pointe d’Alger 6 o’clock in the morning Mardi Gras World 6.30 a.m.
Pointe d’Alger 7h00 Mardi Gras World 7:30
Pointe d’Alger 8h00 Mardi Gras World 8:30
Pointe d’Alger 9h00 Mardi Gras World 9:30 a.m.
Pointe d’Alger 10:00 a.m. Mardi Gras World 10:30
Pointe d’Alger 11:00 Mardi Gras World 11:30 a.m.
Pointe d’Alger 12h00 Mardi Gras World 12:30 p.m.
Pointe d’Alger 1:00 p.m. Mardi Gras World 1:30 p.m.
Pointe d’Alger 2:00 p.m. Mardi Gras World 2:30 p.m.
Pointe d’Alger 3 p.m. Mardi Gras World 3:30 p.m.
Pointe d’Alger 4:00 p.m. Mardi Gras World 4:30 p.m.
Pointe d’Alger 5:00 p.m. Mardi Gras World 5:30 p.m.
Pointe d’Alger 6:00 p.m. Mardi Gras World 6.30 p.m.

The Mardi Gras World temporary ferry terminal cannot accommodate bicycles, scooters or wheelchairs. Passengers requiring ADA service should contact Rideline at 504-248-3900 for assistance in planning an ADA accessible trip from terminal to terminal at no additional charge.

There will be no parking or pedestrian access to the Mardi Gras World temporary ferry terminal. All ferry passengers will board the shuttle at the pickup point at the Canal St. Ferry terminal and be brought to the temporary location.

Passengers are encouraged to pre-purchase their ticket using the RTA GoMobile app.

Masks are mandatory on board all RTA buses, ferries, trams and paratransit vehicles. For more information, cyclists can visit or call Rideline at 504-248-3900.


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