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Flooding closes some roads in Acadiana

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Posted at 7:29 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-18 23:26:20-04

Continued rains in Acadiana is brought flood waters to many roadways.

Several roads remained closed while others have reopened.

As a reminder, it is recommended that drivers not try to pass through high water on roadways.

Many of our viewers say that wakes caused by vehicles are pushing water into homes and yards.

Calcasieu Parish

Numerous roadways remain closed in Calcasieu Parish

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office asked residents not to travel on flooded roadways.

"Doing so can put you in harms way as well as push water into local residences and businesses, causing further damage."

Any flood related issues can be directed the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 491-3685 or 911 if it is an emergency.

Iberia Parish

At this time, all water has receded, roads are clear.

Lafayette Parish

Road closures in Lafayette can be found here

Scott

The majority of roadways within the city limits of Scott are open at this time. (5/18/21)

Police are advising motorists to avoid Renaud at Roger and W. Willow at Pecan Grove due to high water still on the roadway. Alternate routes should be taken.
If you encounter a barricade on the roadway, do not remove them or go around. They are there for your safety.
Please use caution on all wet roadways.

Please avoid high water and stay off the roads if possible. Some roadways will be barricaded for safety. Do not go around the barricades.

Carencro

5/18/21 6:30 am Update:
All roadways within the city limits of Carencro are open at this time.

Vermilion Parish

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's office says that a number of roadways in vermilion parish are closed due to high water. Officials urge drivers to use caution when traveling in low lying areas.

  • Cossinade road
  • Kristin
  • Victoria Drive
  • 167 near Dominos
  • East Lafayette Street (Maurice)
  • Vermilion Lane
  • Coulee Kinney road (portions North of Alan Lane closed due to an 18 wheeler crash and high water)
  • Kirk Road
  • Germaine Road
  • Holly Road
  • Champagne Estates
  • Chestnut Road west of Romaine Road
  • Etienne Road
  • Clark Road
  • Allen Road
  • Adola Road
  • Lloyd Road
  • Cheneau Road
  • Albert Road
  • Simeon Road
  • Pickett Road
  • Lucien Road
  • Boat Shop Road
  • Roland Farm Road
  • Polk Road
  • Preacher Road

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