People wishing to sandbag their property may access sandbags at:
-Blackham Coliseum, located at 2330 Johnston St., access from Cajundome Blvd. (temporary, emergency location)
-LCG Compost Facility, located at 400 N Dugas Rd., off North University Ave. (permanent, regular sandbag site)
-South District sandbag site, located at 1017 Fortune Rd. in Youngsville (permanent, regular sandbag site)
-1017 Fortune Road in Youngsville.
-City Hall, Broadview Drive by the community center and Deer Meadow subdivision in Broussard.
-City of Scott Maintenance building at 116 Lions Club Road beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Although the sites are “self-bagging,” LCG employees are available at the three locations to assist the public until dark. Residents will still have access to the three sites even after dark.
For each of the sites, sand and bags 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.
Due to the severe weather forecast the City of New Iberia will have sand bags available to the public
from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 25, 2017. The filled bags will be handed out at 907 Fulton
Street. For ease of access and to aid in traffic flow, the City asks that residents approach the facility
from the North Street side.
Sandbags will also be available at the Acadian Ballpark 401 N. Landry Drive. Shovels will not be
provided, and residents should be prepared to fill their own sandbags at this location.
In regards to the Acadian Ballpark sandbag location, the city is asking residentts to please enter on Landry Drive and exit on Halphen Street for flow of traffic.
Additional Iberia locations:
-B.O.M Fire Station
-Grand Marais Fire Station
-Coteau Fire Station
-Rynella Fire Station
-Delcambre City Barn
-Lydia Fire Station
-Sandbags will be available at the Public Works Department beginning Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice. You must present a valid driver’s license. Six sandbags will be issued per driver’s license.
-Acadia Parish Police Jury, from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Thursday, and 6:30 a.m. to noon on Friday. Limit to 12 bags per household in rural areas only — you must provide a driver’s license. To make an appointment, call 337-788-8861.
-Eunice- Pick up will be starting at 1PM on August 25, 2017 until further notice. Location will be at the Northwest Community Center Pavilion located at 651 Samuel Dr. Eunice, La 70535. The site is a “fill your own” and residents will need to bring a shovel.
-Branch Barn, 114 Bias Road
-Crowley Barn, 247 Roller Road
-Iota Barn, 540 Kennedy Ave.
-City of Crowley, 220 Jack Mitchell Drive, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. You must have a driver’s license showing a Crowley address. Limit is six bags per household.
-Village of Morse, at 215 S. Jules Ave., 1-4 p.m. Limit to four bags per household. Bring shovels.
The St. Landry Parish Government Public Works will have the Yambilee Building sandbag operation location at 1939 West Landry St. in Opelousas open today and over the weekend from 7:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. for those parish residents needing sandbags. This will be a fill your own site, so residents are asked to bring their own shovel and be prepared to fill their own bags. Sand and bags will be available.
City of Franklin:
The City of Franklin will open up their sandbag location in front of the Public Works Complex located at 1300 Iberia Street at 1pm today. Residents will have to fill their own bags and are being advised to bring a shovel.
If the public has questions, call Public Works at 337-828-6348 or City Hall at 337-828-6305, 337-828-6303, or 337-828-6310.
City of Scott:
Sand bags will be available in Scott Friday, August 25, 2017 until 4pm. On Saturday, August 26, 2017 and Sunday, August 27, 2017 a sand pile in front of the maintenance will be available to bag your own, please bring your own shovel. Limit 3 per door.
The City of Scott will resume handing out sand bags at 8AM on Monday, August 28, 2017. A valid ID with an address in the Scott City limits and/or a utility bill from the City of Scott must be shown.
The City of Ville Platte is advising their residents that their sandbag location at the City Barn, 809 Hickory St., will be open today from 1pm-3pm. The location will re-open tomorrow at 7AM and will remain open until 3PM.
Residents will have to fill their own bags and are being advised to bring a shovel.
St. Martin Parish:
There will be sand bags available for residents of upper St. Martin Parish beginning at 1:00 p.m. today until 6:00 p.m. today, and from 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. tomorrow until further notice at the following locations:
South Barn-Off of Capritto Forty Arpent Road
Ruth Bridge Barn-Ruth Bridge
City Of Breaux Bridge-Old DOTD site located at the corner of Refinery and Berard Street
Please bring a shovel and be prepared to fill your own sandbags.
Sandbags for Abbeville city residents is available at the City Barn located at 1811 Godchaux. Delivery is also available for the elderly and disabled; proof of residence is required.
Sand and bags are available at the following locations with a limit of 12 bags per household:
-Public Works Barn: 2211 Leonie St., Abbeville, La 70510
-Area I Barn: 13115 Mack Switch Road, Erath, La 70533
-Area II Barn: 12002 Calvin Lebouef Road, Abbeville, La 70510
-Area III Barn: 29429 Veterans Memorial Drive, Gueydan, La 70528
-Area IV Barn: 13551 Gladu Road, Kaplan, La 70510