NEWS

Ascension Parish Waterways Closed to Recreational Boat Traffic

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

GONZALES – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today Ascension Parish waterways the Amite River and Diversion Canal will be closed to recreational boat traffic effective immediately and will remain closed until further notice.

President Martinez signed an executive order this morning, Monday, Oct. 26 after officials with Ascension Parish and Livingston Parish decided jointly to suspend recreational boating because of high water levels and the amount of floating debris.

The Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is hereby designated as the point of contact for this action

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