Mail Services Reestablished for All New Orleans ZIP Codes

Oct 11, 2005, 01:00 ET from United States Postal Service

    NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's expansion of service,
 mail services have been reestablished for every ZIP Code in New Orleans.
 Postal carriers will make street deliveries where possible and over-the-
 counter service is available for all others.
     "We are pleased to be able to reestablish mail services for every ZIP Code
 in New Orleans," said USPS Louisiana District Manager Tony Ruda.
     The following is a summary of mail services in New Orleans:
 
 
                                 Mail Delivery
 
     Central Business District in ZIP Codes 70112, 70113, 70130: All customers
 including those served through centralized mailrooms at larger office
 buildings will receive mail delivery.
     French Quarter within 70116 ZIP Code: Letter carriers are providing mail
 delivery service to residents and businesses in the 70116 ZIP Code area
 bounded by Rampart St., Esplanade Ave., Canal St., and the Mississippi River.
     Algiers 70114, 70131 ZIP Codes and Elmwood Station 70121, 70123, ZIP Code
 customers:  Carrier delivery service will continue to be provided in areas
 that are accessible.  Limited retail service is available at both the Algiers
 Station and Elmwood Station from 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday.
 
 
                         Over-the-Counter Mail Service
 
     Carrollton Station ZIP Code 70118, 70125, 70178, 70185 Mid City Finance
 Station 70119, 70179 and Uptown Station Zip Code 70115, 70122, 70124, 70175,
 70182, 70184 Customers:  Over-the-counter mail pickup and limited retail
 services are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Monday through Friday.
     Outside the French Quarter, but within the 70116 ZIP Code: Mail can be
 picked up over the counter at the Uptown Station of the New Orleans Post
 Office, located at 2000 Louisiana Ave. from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday
 through Friday.
     All other New Orleans ZIP Code areas including those served through the
 Main Post Office in 70112, 70113 ZIP Codes: A temporary postal annex has been
 established at Julia St. and LaSalle St. (behind the Main Post office at 701
 Loyola Ave. and adjacent to the New Orleans Arena) to provide over-the-counter
 delivery service, Post Office Box service and limited retail service.  This
 includes the 50 thousand and 60 thousand numbered box series.  Hours are
 Monday through Saturday from 10:00: a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Additional ZIP Codes
 served by the temporary postal annex include:     70117          70177
                                                   70126          70186
                                                   70127          70187
                                                   70128          70188
                                                   70129          70189
                                                   70141
 
     Outgoing mail should be given to postal employees as collection boxes
 remain sealed.
     For the latest information, customers are advised to check online at
 www.usps.com or call 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777).
 
     "While delivery remains the objective, the safety of postal employees and
 customers remains our number one priority," concluded Ruda.
 
 

SOURCE United States Postal Service
    NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's expansion of service,
 mail services have been reestablished for every ZIP Code in New Orleans.
 Postal carriers will make street deliveries where possible and over-the-
 counter service is available for all others.
     "We are pleased to be able to reestablish mail services for every ZIP Code
 in New Orleans," said USPS Louisiana District Manager Tony Ruda.
     The following is a summary of mail services in New Orleans:
 
 
                                 Mail Delivery
 
     Central Business District in ZIP Codes 70112, 70113, 70130: All customers
 including those served through centralized mailrooms at larger office
 buildings will receive mail delivery.
     French Quarter within 70116 ZIP Code: Letter carriers are providing mail
 delivery service to residents and businesses in the 70116 ZIP Code area
 bounded by Rampart St., Esplanade Ave., Canal St., and the Mississippi River.
     Algiers 70114, 70131 ZIP Codes and Elmwood Station 70121, 70123, ZIP Code
 customers:  Carrier delivery service will continue to be provided in areas
 that are accessible.  Limited retail service is available at both the Algiers
 Station and Elmwood Station from 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday.
 
 
                         Over-the-Counter Mail Service
 
     Carrollton Station ZIP Code 70118, 70125, 70178, 70185 Mid City Finance
 Station 70119, 70179 and Uptown Station Zip Code 70115, 70122, 70124, 70175,
 70182, 70184 Customers:  Over-the-counter mail pickup and limited retail
 services are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Monday through Friday.
     Outside the French Quarter, but within the 70116 ZIP Code: Mail can be
 picked up over the counter at the Uptown Station of the New Orleans Post
 Office, located at 2000 Louisiana Ave. from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday
 through Friday.
     All other New Orleans ZIP Code areas including those served through the
 Main Post Office in 70112, 70113 ZIP Codes: A temporary postal annex has been
 established at Julia St. and LaSalle St. (behind the Main Post office at 701
 Loyola Ave. and adjacent to the New Orleans Arena) to provide over-the-counter
 delivery service, Post Office Box service and limited retail service.  This
 includes the 50 thousand and 60 thousand numbered box series.  Hours are
 Monday through Saturday from 10:00: a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Additional ZIP Codes
 served by the temporary postal annex include:     70117          70177
                                                   70126          70186
                                                   70127          70187
                                                   70128          70188
                                                   70129          70189
                                                   70141
 
     Outgoing mail should be given to postal employees as collection boxes
 remain sealed.
     For the latest information, customers are advised to check online at
 www.usps.com or call 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777).
 
     "While delivery remains the objective, the safety of postal employees and
 customers remains our number one priority," concluded Ruda.
 
 SOURCE  United States Postal Service