Posted: Jul 6, 2010 11:07 AM by Letitia Walker
Press Release: Due to the excessive amounts of rainfall received in the area, sandbags are being made available to residents of St. Martin Parish between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the following locations.
Sandbags available at Three (3) Parish Maintenance Barns:
1. North Barn at Grand Point Hwy & North Barn Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA;
2. Ruth Barn at 1035 Ruth Bridge Hwy, Breaux Bridge, LA;
3. South Barn on Cappritto-Forty Arpent Rd, St Martinville, LA.
Please note that residents will have to fill their own sandbags. There are no reported road closures at this time, however, there have been some reports of water on some of the roadways. High Water signs have been placed on some of the roadways as a precaution. We are asking residents to observe these signs and to be cautious of the possibility of water on some of the roads due to the excessive rainfall that we are currently experiencing.
We will release further information if warranted throughout the day should conditions change or road closures be announced.