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Posted at 12:36 PM, Sep 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-14 12:09:10-04

Acadiana parishes are opening their sand locations for residents preparing for possible flooding related to Tropical Storm Nicholas.

ACADIA PARISH

Sandbags will be available at the Crowley Public Works building, located at 220 Jack Mitchell Road, on Tuesday, September 14th, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 6 sandbags per address; city will provide sand, bags, and shovels, but residents must fill the bags. You must be a resident of Crowley and provide a valid driver’s license to obtain the sandbags. For additional information, contact Crowley City Hall at 337.783.0824.

The City of Rayne has sand and bags available at the BFI Building behind Super One Foods. Bring a shovel.

CALCASIEU PARISH

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury announced that sand and bags are now 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
  • Ward 3 Barn- Swift Plant 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 a week, but only during the threat of severe weather warnings. Sites will be restocked mornings and evenings.

IBERIA PARISH

sand and bags are available at the following locations:

  • B.O.M Fire Station
  • Grand Marais Fire Station
  • Coteau Fire Station
  • Delcambre water tower
  • Loreauville City Park
  • Lydia Fire Station
  • Jeanerette at Fire Department
  • Rynella Fire Department

Shovels will not be provided and residents should be prepared to fill their own sandbags. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Iberia Parish Public Works Department at (337) 364-8474.

LAFAYETTE PARISH

All sandbag sites are self-bagging, and residents must bring their own shovel and manpower. Sites are open around the clock, but residents are encouraged to get sandbags during daylight hours.

LAFAYETTE CITY AND PARISH SANDBAG LOCATIONS

  • North District site at 400 Dugas Road (located off North University Avenue)
  • Picard Park, 130 Park Lane

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower
Bags Per Household

  • Please limit sandbags to four bags per exterior door
  • Maximum of 20 sandbags per household

MUNICIPALITY SANDBAG LOCATIONS

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
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
Scott

  • Public Works Department, 116 Lions Club Road (Scott residents should first call City Hall to find out if the site is open)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower
Youngsville

  • 333 S Larriviere Road (Youngsville residents should first call City Hall to find out if the site is open)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower

ST LANDRY PARISH

St. Landry Parish Government has begun offering sandbags behind the Yambilee Building, officials say. The sand will be available at 1939 W. Landry in Opelousas Sunday afternoon and sandbags will continue to be available Monday and Tuesday.

Parish Government will be providing local municipalities with filled bags Monday.

Please check with your local government for pickup locations.

JEFF DAVIS PARISH

Jennings / Iowa

  • Jennings Police Jury Road Yard on Airport Road, Jennings, LA 70546
  • Hathaway Fire Station on Hwy 102, Jennings, LA 70546
  • Fire District No. 2: 5396 Pine Island Highway, Jennings LA 70546
  • Woodlawn Fire Station - 20487 LA-101, Iowa, LA 70647
  • Fire District No. 3: 11055 La. 101 South, Iowa, LA 70647
  • Fire District No. 5: 23405 La. 383, Iowa, LA 70647
  • Fenton Yard: 18677 Estes Road, Iowa, LA 70591

Lake Arthur / Lacassine / Fenton / Ragley

  • Lake Arthur Community Center - 701 8th St, Lake Arthur, LA 70549
  • Lacassine Fire Station - 314 Anne Street, Lacassine, LA 70650
  • Fenton Police Jury Yard on Estes Road, Fenton, LA 70640
  • Fenton Elementary: 509 1st Street, Fenton, LA 70640
  • Fire District No. 7: 135 North Lane, Ragley, LA 70657

Welsh / Elton / Roanoke

  • Welsh Police Jury Yard - across from Welsh Community Center, Welsh, LA 70591
  • Fire District No. 3: 20487 La. 101, Welsh, LA 70591
  • Fire District No. 3: 6475 La. 99, Welsh, LA 70591
  • Fire District No. 3: 17155 La. 90, Welsh, LA 70591
  • Elton Town Hall: 1302 Main Street, Elton, LA 70532
  • Fire District No. 1: 14132 La. 395, Roanoke, LA 70581

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

Vermilion Parish residents are reminded they must bring their own shovels and fill their own bags

In Maurice, sand and bags are available in front of the water plant on Corinne Street. This is for the residents of the Village of Maurice.