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Tropical Storm Barry closures and cancellations in Orleans Parish

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Tropical Storm Barry is barreling (well, meandering at a leisurely 5 mile per hour pace) toward Louisiana’s coastline, prompting a slew of cancellations. Here’s a list of closures—and if we missed anything, please drop a comment below. And please make sure you’ve accomplished your hurricane preparedness tasks.

Event cancellations and postponement

Delta Sigma Theta national conference ends today instead of running through the weekend.

Rolling Stones concert postponed to Monday, July 15

Running of the Bulls postponed to Saturday, August 24

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is closed

City closures

City Hall

All courts and the DA office

All New Orleans Public Libraries

All New Orleans Recreation Development Commission facilities

The Blue Bikes bike share program is offline.

Garbage and recycling pickup is cancelled for Saturday but will proceed normally on Friday.

Park closures

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Headquarters and French Quarter Visitor Center

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Headquarters

City Park

Audubon Nature Institute facilities

Transportation closures

The MSY airport is open

Bus service have replaced the streetcars and Algiers/Canal Street ferry. The Chalmette ferry is closed. RTA will suspend service at 8 p.m. Friday. View service alerts here.

Megabus has suspended services.

Amtrak has suspended services.

School closures

University of New Orleans

Loyola University

Tulane University

Southern University of New Orleans

University of Holy Cross

Xavier University