Looking back on 2016, from the perspective of the NOLA Department of Public Works
2. Cleaned over 7,000 drainage catch basins and over 76 miles of drain lines and inspected and assessed the condition of over 82 miles of drain lines. We 100% believe you. Uptowners know that you are ripping up those streets and getting to those drains like nobodies business.
3. Installed over 5,100 new permanent traffic signs and over 1,133 new permanent street name signs. We think this is great, maybe you could get a bit more creative with the street signs. Allow us to offer some inspiration:
4. Repaired over 10,000 streetlight outages (over 99 percent of the city's streetlights are operational); and Installed over 545 LED streetlights (over 42,000 of the City's streetlights are now LEDs representing 78 percent of the city's streetlight system). We love that you are making our streets lit. Now all that we ask is that you don't forget about the romance.
More than anything, we want to thank all the city workers who make New Orleans our favorite place to be! Keep ripping it up in 2017 (although, maybe not so literally)!