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Sandbag locations around Acadiana

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Posted at 4:32 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-19 07:37:37-04

With this week's severe weather conditions, several local governments around Acadiana have opened sandbag locations for residents in case of flooding.

Calcasieu Parish

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury announced Monday that sand and bags are available to residents free of charge at several parish locations.

Sandbag locations and addresses:

  • Ward 1 Barn - 461 Parish Road, Moss Bluff
  • Ward 2 Barn – 7085 La. 14 East, Hayes
  • Ward 3 Old Barn - 2320 Smith Road, Lake Charles
  • Old Kroger building- intersection of Beglis Parkway and Napoleon Street, Sulphur
  • Ward 5 Barn – 129 Third St., Starks
  • Ward 6 Barn – 1275 Plum St., DeQuincy
  • Ward 8 Barn – 1726 Parish Barn Road, Iowa.

While the sand and bags are provided, residents must bring their own shovels and fill their own bags. These facilities are not staffed with personnel.

Sandbags are available 24 hours a day, seven days week, but only during the threat of severe weather warnings.

Iberia Parish

In anticipation of moderate flooding forecast, Iberia Parish Residents may go to the areas listed below for sand and sand bags. You must bring a shovel to fill your bags.

  • B.O.M Fire Station,
  • Grand Marais Fire Station,
  • Coteau Fire Station,
  • Delcambre,
  • Loreauville City Park,
  • Lydia Fire Station,
  • Jeanerette Fire Department.

Anyone with questions or who is in need of additional information can contact the Iberia Parish Government Public Works Department at 337-364-8474.

Lafayette Parish

  • North District site at 400 Dugas Road (located off North University Avenue)
  • Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower. Please limit sandbags to four bags per exterior door. Maximum of 20 sandbags per household.

Lafayette Consolidated Government personnel are available at the two locations to assist the elderly and people with disabilities. Assistance is available through Thursday, May 20 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Broussard

  • City Hall, 310 E. Main Street (behind City Hall)
  • Deer Meadow Subdivision (corner of Deer Meadow Boulevard and Myette Point Street)
  • Broadview Drive (by Broussard Community Center)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower. Sandbag stations are open until the threat of heavy rain has passed.

Carencro

  • Community Center, 5115 N. University Avenue (behind the Community Center)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.

Duson

  • Duson Park at South A Street

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.

Youngsville

  • Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.

St. Landry Parish

The St. Landry Parish Government says it is officially issuing sand bags for Parish residents.

Starting Monday, St. Landry Parish Residents can pick up sand bags at the Yambilee Building located at 1939 West Landry St. (US 190) in Opelousas.

SLPG says that residents in flood prone areas should stay with family or friends who live on higher ground.

St. Martin Parish

Self-serve sandbag locations are available at the following locations until further notice. Please limit the number of bags to 25 bags per vehicle. It takes only six bags to secure a doorway.

  • Lower St. Martin Parish-Stephensville Park, 3257 Hwy., 70, Morgan City, LA.
  • South Barn-1011 Capritto Forty Arpent Road
  • Paul Angelle Park-2458 Cecilia Sr. High School Road
  • Ruth Bridge Barn-1035 Ruth Bridge Hwy.
  • Clayton Boudreaux Memorial Park-1028 Catahoula Hwy,
  • Coteau Holmes-1814 Coteau Holmes Hwy.

Vermilion Parish

Vermilion Parish County Agent/ LSU Ag Center
1105 West Port St.
Abbeville, La 70510
337-898-4335

Area 1 Barn
13115 Mack Switch Rd.
Erath, La 70533
337-937-5668

Area 2 Barn
12002 Calvin LeBouef Rd.
Abbeville, La 70510
337-893-6190

Area 3 Barn
29429 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Gueydan, La 70542
337-596-6930

Area 4 Barn
13531 Gladu Rd.
Kaplan, La 70548
337-893-8962

Kaplan City Yard
Amy Street
Kaplan, LA
Kaplan Mayor Mike Kloesel says that resident should be prepared to fill your own unless elderly or handicapped

**Vermilion residents must bring their own shovels and fill their own bags**

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