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Early morning rain causes flooding, road closures in Acadiana

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Posted at 7:18 AM, May 12, 2021

Road closures have been announced in several parishes in Acadiana.

On Wednesday morning, several roads in Lafayette Parish and Iberia Parish were due to high water from overnight heavy rain.

In Iberia, the closure of the following roads was made due to flooding

  • Chastant Road
  • Hazard Road
  • Howard Segura road
  • Larson Road
  • Norris Road
  • Snapper Road
  • South Estis Road

Drivers are asked to not drive into water covering roadways.

In Lafayette Parish, The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has updated a list of road closures in the parish for Wednesday, May 12.

To see a full list of road closures and areas of high water,click here. The site will be updated when roadways have reopened.

The Scott Police Department updated on road closures at noon. These roads remain closed in that area.

  • Renaud, from the Intersection of Heidi Cl. To Mills Street
  • 100 block of Rue bon Secour (intersection of La. 93) to the intersection of Rue Septembre.

Video shows flooding along Verot School Road near the Landon Cove Subdivision.

Roads that were closed early on Wednesday morning following heavy rain:

  • Arceneaux Road at Potier Road
  • Benoit Road at Gayle Road
  • Benoit Road at Mills Street
  • Bonin Road from Ambassador Caffery to Fortune Road
  • Chemin Metairie at Briar Green Drive
  • Chemin Metairie to Fortune Road
  • Chemin Metairie at Kirkwood Lane
  • Gallet Road
  • Heritage Avenue at Griffin
  • Janvier Road at Gloria Switch Road
  • Landry Road at Dassass Road
  • 800 block of Malapart Road
  • Mermentau Road at Savoy Road
  • Mills Street at Rue Scholastique
  • Mills Street at Malapart Road
  • Mills Street from Benoit Road to Vatican Road
  • N Larriviere Road at Young Street
  • Oak Springs Lane at Dillon Road
  • 400 block of Pecan Grove Road to Shell Lane
  • Renaud Drive from Mills Street to Heide Circle
  • 600 block of Ridge Road
  • 2800 block of Robley Drive
  • S Larriviere Road to Young Street
  • Saint Charles Street at Saint John Street
  • 1900 block of Savoy Road to the Vermilion River
  • Savoy Road at Gallet
  • 3500 block of Verot School Road
  • W Gloria Switch Road at Desoto Road
  • W Willow Street east of Pecan Grove

Water on roads:

  • Janvier Road at Gloria Switch Road
  • Mills Street at Malapart Road
  • SW Evangeline Thruway Bridge
  • 100 block of Wagon Trail Road

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