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FULL LIST: Sandbag locations in Acadiana

Posted at 4:57 PM, Jul 09, 2019

Below is information for where residents can pick up sandbags in preparation for severe weather. This list is developing and will be updated as necessary.

Acadia Parish

Church Point

Residents should bring shovels. Sand bags and sand will be provided free of charge. Limit three per door. Must show ID and reside in Church Point city limits.

City barn will be open
7-10-19 from noon-7pm
7-11-19 from 8am-7pm
7-12-19 from 8am-7pm


Public Works Building, Starting Wednesday, July 10 at 8 a.m. 6 bags/driver's license will be given out

Duson (for Duson residents only)

The Parish Duson Park on South A Street. You will need to bring your own shovels and fill the bags yourself.

Evangeline Parish

Sandbag locations will be open at 7 a.m.


Region D Yard, 1152 Hunter Road


Region B Yard, 1321 Hwy 95

Turkey Creek

Region C Yard, 1609 Wiley Road

Ville Platte

Region A Yard, 1200 Vocational Drive

City Barn on Hickory Street until 3:00 p.m. Friday

Pine Prairie

Pine Prairie residents may pick up sandbags at Village Hall, located at 1006 Edwin Elliott Drive.

Jefferson Davis Parish


Elton Town Hall
1302 Main St


Fenton Elementary
509 1st Street


Fire District #3
20487 Hwy 101

Fire District #3
11055 Hwy 101S

Fire District #5
23405 Hwy 383

Jeff Davis Parish Fenton Yard
18677 Estes Rd


Fire District #2
5396 Pine Island Hwy (Hwy 102)

Lake Arthur

Lake Arthur Community Center
701 8th Street


Fire District #7
135 North Lane


Fire District #1
14132 Hwy 395


Fire District #3
6475 Hwy 99

Fire District #3
17155 Hwy 90

The Town of Welsh
Across the street from the Community Center
101 Palmer St.

Lafayette Parish

Sand and bags are provided for free, but Lafayette Parish residents will need to fill their own bags and bring their own shovel. Residents should limit their bags to four per door, with a maximum of 20 bags per household. LCG sandbag sites are open during daylight hours - from sunrise to sunset.

LCG Compost Facility, 400 Dugas Rd., off North University Ave. (permanent, regular sandbag site)

South District sandbag site, 1017 Fortune Rd. in Youngsville (permanent, regular sandbag site)

Baldwin Redi-Mix, 2000 E Broussard Rd in Lafayette, near Milton

Cajun Field Parking Lot, located at W. Congress St. and Bertrand Dr.

South Regional Library, located at 6101 Johnston St. near South City Parkway


Sand and sandbags are available to City of Broussard residents at the following locations:
~Behind Broussard City Hall - 310 E. Main St.~Deer Meadow Subdivision - corner of Deer Meadow Blvd. and Myette Point St.~Broadview Dr. – by the Broussard Community Center.
These sandbag stations are self-bagging and are open until the threat of a heavy rain has passed. While the sand and sandbags are a free service, residents will need to supply their own shovel.


The Town of Duson has provided over 300 sand bags to local residents in the past 48 hours. Currently, residents needing additional bags of sand will need to bring their own shovel and fill the bags with sand, while supplies last.

Sand and sandbags are provided to residents at Duson Parish Park located at the end of S. A Street Extension, this is the road which runs alongside of Champagne’s Grocery and beyond the stop sign you will find a circular driveway at the park with large amounts of sand and some sandbags.

Residents are reminded that these bags are intended to divert water from doorways of houses on cement slabs, sandbags do not help with water intrusion into elevated houses or mobile homes.

Scott (This one only for Scott residents)

Maintenance Building
118 Lion's Club Rd.
Tuesday - Thursday, July 9-11
At this location three bags per door will be given out to Scott residents who must show their utility bill


1017 Fortune Rd.

Baldwin Redi-Mix, located at 2000 E Broussard Rd in Lafayette, LA near Milton, LA.

The sand at the Baldwin Redi-Mix site was generously donated by the owners of the company. As with the two other sites, bags and sand are provided at no charge, but residents must provide their own manpower.

The LCG sites are "self-bagging," meaning the bags and sand are provided to Lafayette Parish residents free, at no charge, but residents will need to supply their own manpower and shovel. Residents are asked to limit their sandbags to four bags per exterior door, with a maximum of 20 sandbags per household.

Two more satellite sandbag stations will be announced as soon as they are stocked and open to the public.

Iberia Parish

Shovels will not be provided and residents should be prepared to fill their own sandbags.

B.O.M. Fire Station
Coteau Fire Station
Delcambre (church St./South Saint Peter St.)
Grand Marais Fire Station
Loreauville Park
Lydia Fire Station
Jeanerette City Barn
Jeanerette (Church St./Bourgeois Dr. - behind fire station)
Rynella Fire Station

NISH athletic department will be providing volunteers at the B.O.M And Lydia Fire Stations on Thursday, July 11, from 8-12 for those who need assistance filling sandbags.

New Iberia

Shovels will not be provided, and residents should be prepared to fill their own sandbags.

Acadian Ballpark (401 N Landry Drive).

St. Landry Parish

Residents are asked to bring their own shovel and to fill their own bags. Locations open Wednesday, July 10 - Friday, July 12 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Northwest Pavilion
555 Samuel Drive

Krotz Springs
Krotz Springs Maintenance Building
122 Second St.

Yambilee Building
1939 West St. Landry St. in

Port Barre
District #6 Public Works Commission
18637 Hwy 190
Open July 10 to July 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

District #5 Public Works District
6543 Hwy 71 July 11, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunset - 136 Castille St. will be open Wednesday, July 10, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

City of Opelousas will provide pre-filled sandbags to residents July 11 & 12 at the following locations:

  • Opelousas Police Dept. 318 N. Court St. Thur- Fri, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Opelousas Public Works (City Barn) 436 W Park Ave. Thur- Fri. 7:00 am to 4:00pm

Grand Coteau - Sand and bags are available near the police station Wednesday, July 10. Bring a shovel and be prepared to bag your own. If you can't bag your own, call City Hall or any of the alderman and they will get it to you. For more information or if you need assistance during this time call City Hall 662-5246.

Washington - Sandbags will be made available at the Town Barn.

St. Martin Parish

St. Martinville:
Old Walmart Parking Lot
City Barn on Bridge Street

Breaux Bridge
Wednesday 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am until at the yard at the end of West Refinery Rd.

Effective immediately, please see the following information in reference to sand bag distribution locations for St. Martin Parish. Please be prepared to fill your own sandbags.

St. Martin Parish

Wednesday-3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday-9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Friday-9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Ruth Bridge-1035 Ruth Bridge Hwy.

Cecilia Park (Paul Angelle Park)-2458 Cecilia Sr. H.S. Hwy.

South Barn-1011 Capritto 40 Arpent Road

Lower St. Martin Parish

Wednesday-3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday-9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Friday-9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Note New Location-Behind the car wash at the corner of Stephensville Road and Hwy. 70


Wednesday-3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday-7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Friday-7:00 a.m.-till

Henderson Park-1007 Amy Street

Breaux Bridge

Wednesday-1:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday-7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Friday-7:00 a.m.-till

Public Works Annex-Old DOTD Site on W. Refinery off of Berard Street

St. Martinville

Wednesday-12:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday-7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Friday-7:00 a.m.-till

City Barn-600 W. Bridge Street

Old Wal-Mart Parking Lot-2310 North Main Street


Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Jim's Conoco

St. Mary Parish

Sand and bags (bring a shovel) will be available after 11 am Wednesday, July 10 at the following locations:

Garden City - Public Works Hanson Barn 10905-a Hwy 182 E

Baldwin- To be announced

Bayou Vista - Public Works, 2717 Hwy 182 E

Berwick- Under bridge beginning Wednesday, July 10

Chitimacha- to be announced

Franklin: Sandbags will be available at the public works building on Iberia St. Must bring your own shovel.

Morgan City: Two piles of sand under the Hwy. 90 bridge on David Drive. This sand is for public use, and is not bagged. Any citizen wishing to obtain a small amount of sand bags may go to that location and fill the amount they need.

Patterson: Taft St. and Fire Substation south of rail afternoon Wednesday, July 10.

Vermilion Parish

Vermilion Parish will issue Sand Bags at the following locations:

Public Works Barn, 2211 Leonie Street, Abbeville, LA 70510
Area 1 Barn, 13115 Mack Switch Road, Erath, LA 70533
Area 2 Barn, 12002 Calvin Lebeouf Road, Abbeville, LA 70510
Area 3 Barn, 29429 Veterans Memorial Drive, Gueydan, LA 70528
Area 4 Barn, 13531 Gladu Road, Kaplan, LA 70548

Sand and Bags will be available at the following locations after 2 pm. You must bring your own shovel and fill your own bags.

Abbeville: Sandbags will be available starting Thursday, July 11 at Abbeville City Barn. Bring ID.

Gueydan: Street Department Yard (1208 Second Street) and the town water tower (800 Wilkinson Street).

Maurice: Sandbags are available only for those residents/businesses within the corporation limits of the Village of Maurice. Must show proof of residency at Maurice City Hall prior to filling sand bags. Limit to 10 sand bags per resident address