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Road closures announced for Fete-Dieu du Vermilion in Lafayette

Posted at 3:56 PM, Aug 14, 2018

Lafayette Police will be blocking off sections of roads in Lafayette ahead of Fete-Dieu du Vermilion.

Starting Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 3:30 pm, officers will be blocking off sections of East University Ave in preparation for a foot procession for Fete-Dieu du Vermillion.

The procession and road closures will begin at E. University Ave and Plantation Rd at Beaver Park and continue up University Ave to St John Street at St. John Cathedral.

Officials say the procession and road closure is expected to last approximately 2 hours starting at 3:30 until 5:30 pm. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes during this time tomorrow.