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Two Additional Sites Opening Sunday

Posted: Aug 23, 2020 3:48 PM

Lafayette - Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) will open two additional sandbag locations tomorrow morning, Sunday, August 23, 2020, to help residents prepare for the potential effects from Tropical Storms Laura and Marco. Residents, especially those who live in areas prone to flooding, are encouraged to take precautions to protect their property. All locations are self-bagging, and residents must bring their own shovel and manpower.

The two additional sandbag locations are at Brown Park and the Robicheaux Recreation Center. Below, is a comprehensive list of sandbag stations throughout Lafayette Parish.

LAFAYETTE CITY AND PARISH SANDBAG LOCATIONS

· North District site at 400 N Dugas Road (located off North University Avenue)

· Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville

· Brown Park, 1234 E. Pont Des Mouton Road

· Robicheaux Center, 1919 Eraste Landry Road

Self-bagging; bring shovel and manpower

Bags Per Household

· Please limit sandbags to four bags per exterior door.

· Maximum of 20 sandbags per household.

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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 the Broussard Community Center)

Self-bagging; bring shovel and manpower. Sandbag stations are open until the threat of heavy rain has passed.

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

Sandbags are available beginning Friday, August 21, 2020 throughout the weekend. Also, if needed, on Monday, residents can pick up already-filled sandbags but are encouraged to self-bag this weekend.

Youngsville

· Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville

Self-bagging; bring shovel and manpower

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