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Sandbag locations, school closures, road closures

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River Road near the Denham Police Station was closed Friday morning. River Road near the Denham Police Station was closed Friday morning.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Some roads in southeast Louisiana are closed or barricaded due to flooding in the WAFB viewing area. Sandbags are being made available in some parishes.

 


 

ROADS

Ascension Parish
(high water and closures)

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Monday morning (Jan. 21) all Ascension Parish waterways will reopen for recreational boat traffic beginning at noon.

ROAD CLOSURE

Broussard Road

Camp Drive

Norwood Road

All Ascension Parish waterways are closed to recreational boat traffic until further notice.

 

Livingston Parish

Livingston Parish Director of Emergency Preparedness Mark Harrell along with Ascension Parish Director of Emergency Preparedness Rick Webre have announced all Livingston Parish waterways are closed. Only legitimate search and rescue boats will be allowed on the waterways.

 

Tangipahoa Parish (last updated 1/15)

ROAD CLOSURES

Singing Waterfalls Road

Briar Patch Cemetery Road

Belle Gardner Road

Barnes Road

Bill Simmons Road

Carpenters Landing Road

Fletcher Cut Off

Fontana Road

Huey Bankston Road

Jones Road

Lamonica Road

Landry Lane Road

Magnolia Road

Martino Lane

Beach Road

Raiford Road

Redwood Road

Shingle Mill Road

Sanders Road

Traino Boat Landing Road

Will Richardson Road

Chambers Lane

Illinois Jones Road

 

Click here for road closure information from the Louisiana State Police

 


 

SANDBAGS

Ascension Parish

Sand and bags are available at the following locations and residents are advised to bring their own shovels:

St. Amant Fire Department, 44465 Stringer Bridge Rd., St. Amant

Galvez/Lake Fire Department, 16288 Joe Sevario Road, Galvez

7th District Fire Department, 13398 Roddy Rd., Gonzales

Prairieville VFD Station 31, 17183 Hwy. 929, Prairieville

Lake Martin Area, Corner of Hwy. 431 and Lake Martin Avenue

Geismar VFD, 12171 Hwy. 73, Geismar

Sorrento Town Hall

Ridge Road

Astroland

 

East Baton Rouge Parish

Eastside Fire Department at 15090 Old Hammond

Fire Station No. 8 at 545 Lobdell

Fire Station No. 14 at 4121 Harding Blvd

Fire Station No. 15 at 3150 Brightside

Livingston Parish

Fire District - 1 Station #1 - Albany at 29778 South Montpelier Ave.

Fire District - 1 Station #2 - Albany at 32401 Hwy 43

Fire District 2 - Station #1 - Springfield Main at 32280 Terry St.

Fire District 2 - Station #2 - Killian at 31447 Hwy 22

Fire District 2 - Station #3 - Lizard Creek on Hwy 1037

Fire District 2 - Station #5 - Hutchinson at 25389 Hutchinson Rd.

Fire District 3 - Station #1 - Denham Springs at 930 Government St.

Fire District 4 - Station #1 - Walker at 29758 South Palmetto Dr.

Fire District 4 - Station #3 - Watson at 34893 Hwy 1019

Fire District 4 - Station #5 - Port Vincent at 18525 Clio St.

Fire District 4 - Station #9 - Denham Springs at 9100 Hillion Hood Rd.

Fire District 5 - Station #1 - Denham Springs at 8098 Florida Blvd.

Fire District 6 - Station #1 - Livingston at 20550 Circle Dr. (Behind Town Hall)

Fire District 7 - Station #1 - Livingston at 19784 Hwy 42

Fire District 7 - Station #2 - Livingston at 19354 Perilloux Rd.

Fire District 8 - Station #1 - French Settlement at 15160 Hwy 16

Fire District 8 - Station #2 - Maurepas on Hwy 444

Fire District 9 - Station #1 - Maurepas at 23634 Hwy 22

Fire District 9 - Station #2 - Maurepas at 20368 Hwy 22

Fire District 10 - Station #1 - Holden at 30928 Hwy 441

Fire District 11 - Station #1 - Independence at 33815 Hwy 43

Oak Point Shopping Center - Watson on Hwy 16

St. Helena Parish

Self Serve sandbag locations are being set up at the Police Jury office on Hwy 43, the Hillsdale Fire Department Sub-Station on Hwy. 16, North Helena Fire Department on 1043, and the fire station at Dennis Mills

St. Martin Parish

Ruth Barn-Ruth Bridge Hwy

South Barn-Capritto Forty Arpent Rd.

NOTE: Sandbags will be available from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Please bring your own shovels to fill the sandbags.

Tangipahoa Parish

Tangipahoa Parish Government is distributing sand bags at the parish road and bridge facility in Hammond at 44512 West Pleasant Ridge Road and in Rosedale at 63101 Commercial Street until 3:30 p.m. (Thursday)

West Baton Rouge Parish

Sand along with bags has been Placed at Rosehill Fire Station 1 located at 8229 Rosehill Dr for anyone needing sand bags. So far we have not seen any flooding in the rest of the parish but we will be monitoring the weather conditions throughout the day.We have crews on standby to place sand and sand bags at locations in the rest of the parish if the need arises.

Sand and sandbags have also been placed at the Addis Station 1 on La 1 in Addis and Rivault park in Port Allen for those residents needing sandbags.


 

CANCELLATIONS

Ascension Parish

Due to flooding at the shooting range, public shooting will be cancelled Jan. 10.

Wildlife and Fisheries

All hunting seasons, except waterfowl, on Joyce, Manchac and Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) will be closed starting Jan. 12, 2013, due to high water levels in the Maurepas Basin associated with recent rain events. This hunting season closure on these three WMA's in Ascension, Livingston, St. James, St. John the Baptist and Tangipahoa parishes will remain in effect until further notice.

All hunting seasons, except waterfowl, on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area will be closed starting Jan. 11, 2013, due to the river stage at Pearl River, La., reaching 16.5 feet. This hunting season closure on the WMA in southeastern St. Tammany Parish will remain in effect until water levels drop below 16.5 feet.

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