Asphalt work planned at Lameuse and Jackson streets

Downtown workers and motorists: Be careful where you park and travel Monday and Tuesday.

The city’s Public Works Department on Monday morning at 8 plans to begin removing the top layer of asphalt on Jackson Street east and west of Lameuse Street before proceeding to Lameuse Street itself Monday afternoon and Tuesday.

The work, weather permitting, should take several days, says Public Works Director Dan Gaillet, with the plan to have fresh asphalt down well ahead of the Mardi Gras Day parades.