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Sandbags available ahead of Hurricane Ida

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Published: Aug. 26, 2021 at 3:10 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 28, 2021 at 5:49 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials have announced locations for sandbags in anticipation of heavy rains and possible flooding due to an approaching tropical system.

ASCENSION PARISH:

East Bank:

  • Oak Grove Community Center, LA 42 @ LA 73 (opening Friday at 2 p.m.)
  • Prairieville Fire Dept, Hwy 73
  • Paula Park, LA 933, Galvez
  • 5th Ward Fire Dept, LA 22, Darrow
  • Butch Gore Memorial Park, Harry Savoy Rd, St. Amant
  • A.P. Fire District #1, Airline Hwy, Gonzales
  • Stevens Park, Cannon Rd, Gonzales
  • Jackie Robinson Memorial Park, Coco Rd, Geismar
  • LA 431 @ Valentine Rd (in the curve), Lake – (Loose sand and bags. Bring your own shovel)

West Bank:

  • DPW-West Barn, 750 Church St, Donaldsonville
  • A-Bend Park
  • Lemannville Park
  • St. Jude Subdivision
  • Brusly McCall Fire Station (LA 1)
  • Modest Park

Lamar-Dixon Expo Center:

**Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens with Ascension Parish proof of residency ONLY

  • Friday, August 27 from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Saturday, August 28 from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Limited to 30 sandbags per trip
  • Bags will be loaded into their vehicles
  • Enter from St Landry Road Entrance #2, follow the cones to Barn 8 (same setup as the Army National Guard testing for COVID).

DPW - West, 2171 Thibaut Dr.

**Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens with Ascension Parish proof of residency ONLY

  • Saturday August 28 from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Limited to 30 sandbags per trip.
  • Bags will be loaded into their vehicles

Residents are asked to keep all sandbags through the duration of hurricane season. DPW and drainage crews are on full standby alert, and all pumping stations are being monitored.

Gonzales:

  • City Maintenance Barn, 2919 S. Darla Ave.

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH:

  • Airline Hwy. Fairgrounds
  • Alsen Park
  • Cadillac St. Park
  • Doyles Bayou Park
  • Hartley-Vey at Gardere Park
  • Lovett Rd. Park
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Flannery Rd. Park

BAKER:

  • City Hall
  • City of Baker Public Works Office

LIVINGSTON PARISH:

  • Fire District 1 - Station #1: 29778 S Montpelier Ave. in Albany
  • Fire District 2 - Station #1: 32280 Terry St. in Springfield
  • Fire District 2 - Station #2 (Killian): 31447 Hwy 22 in Springfield
  • Fire District 2 - Station #3 (Lizard Creek): Hwy 1037 in Springfield
  • Fire District 2 - Station #5 (Hutchinson): 25389 Hutchinson Rd. in Springfield
  • Denham Springs Fire Department: 930 Government Dr. in Denham Springs
  • Fire District 4 - Station #1: 29758 South Palmetto Dr. in Walker
  • Fire District 4 - Station #3: 34893 Hwy 1019 in Watson
  • Fire District 4 - Station #5: 18525 Clio St. in Port Vincent
  • Fire District 4 - Station #9: 9100 Hillion Hood Rd. in Denham Springs
  • Fire District 5 - Station #1: 8098 Florida Blvd. in Denham Springs
  • Fire District 6 - Behind Town Hall: 20550 Circle Dr. in Livingston
  • Fire District 7 - Station #1: 19784 Hwy 42 in Livingston
  • Fire District 7 - Station #2: 19354 Perrilloux Rd in Livingston
  • Fire District 8 - Station #1: 15160 Hwy 16 in French Settlement
  • Fire District 9 - Station #1: 23634 Hwy 22 in Maurepas
  • Fire District 9 - Station #2 (Head of Island): 20368 Hwy 22 in Maurepas
  • Fire District 10 - Station #1: 30928 Hwy 441 in Holden
  • Fire District 11 - Station #1: 33815 Hwy 43 in Independence
  • Fire District 11 - Station #2: 31470 Horseshoe Rd North in Independence
  • City of Walker: Ball Park Rd. - DPW Yard in Walker

Sand and bags are available. Residents are asked to please not just take the bags because there are only enough bags for the sand available and taking bags will mean sand left with no way to get it to those in need.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH:

Locations will reopen Saturday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. until weather permits. Please bring a shovel.

  • St. John Community Center - LaPlace
  • Railroad Avenue Fire Station (near Riverside Academy) - Reserve
  • Ezekiel Jackson Park - Garyville
  • Juan Anthony Joseph Memorial Park - Edgard
  • Wallace Fire Station
  • Lucy Fire Station
  • Pleasure Bend Fire Station
  • 425 Captain G. Bourgeois, LaPlace (Pre-filled sandbags for elderly and disabled - Limit 10 pre-filled)

TANGIPAHOA PARISH:

  • At the 13 rural fire stations across the parish (Bring your own shovel. Exact locations not provided)
  • Tangipahoa Parish Government’s Public Works office at 44512 W. Pleasant Ridge Road, east of Hammond (for elderly or physically-impaired ONLY - Saturday from 7:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m.)
  • Roseland Public Works shop at 63101 Commercial Street in Roseland (for elderly or physically-impaired ONLY - Saturday from 7:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m.)

There is a limit of 15 bags per residential structure and 30 bags per business at the elderly or physically-impaired locations.

TERREBONNE PARISH:

  • Bobtown Vol. Fire Station, 4717 Grand Caillou Rd.
  • Mechanicville Gym, 2814 Senator St.
  • “Upper” Dularge Fire Station, 631 Bayou Dularge Rd.
  • Bayou Black Fire Station, 2820 Savanne Rd.
  • Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd.
  • Adult Softball Complex, 9544 East Main St.
  • Knights of Columbus Hall, 1558 Hwy. 655
  • Montegut Fire Station, 1105 Hwy. 55
  • St. Ann Church, 4355 Hwy. 24
  • Ward 7, 5006 Hwy. 56
  • Village East Fire, 100 Development St.
  • Cannata’s West, 6307 West Park Ave.
  • Donner Community Center, 361 Azalea Dr.
  • Devon Keller Memorial Center, 5575 Bayou Black Rd.
  • Public Works North Campus, 206 Government St.
  • Gibson East Fire, 5218 N. Bayou Black Rd.
  • West Terrebonne Fire, 110 Merry Moss St.
  • Road and Bridges, 1860 Grand Caillou Road (Prefilled sandbags can be picked up at this location. Only 20 bags per vehicle.)

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH:

Bring your own shovel.

  • William & Lee Park, 1631 Louisiana Ave. Port Allen
  • Rivault Park, 900 South Jefferson Ave. Port Allen
  • Alexander Park, 250 Elaine St. Brusly,
  • Erwinville Park, 5110 Rougon Rd, Port Allen,
  • Myhand Park, 8201 Laws Rd, Addis
  • South Winterville Water Tower
  • Lobdell Fire Station, 2937 Lafiton Ln, Port Allen
  • Addis Fire Station, 6875 Hwy 1, Addis

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