Homeland Security offers aid for flood damage

STAFF REPORT
The Ascension Parish Jail in Donaldsonville is also victim to high waters, parking lot is flooded completely.

The Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security said Thursday morning an email address had been setup to aid in assessing the floodwater damage to structures and homes.

If a home or business was damaged by the flood water in yesterdays storm, email flood@apgov.us with the following details:

Name, Address, Phone Number, Description of Damage including any readings of water levels.

Please include any photos of the damage. Please make your address the subject line of your email.

As the storm moves pass the parish, officials also said Thursday morning all pumps are still running to pump excess water out of the parish.

“Please use caution as there are still roadways underwater.”

 ***The following list are the current road closures as of 11 a.m.

 Astroland Subdivision

Underpass at St. Patrick and Front St.

Hwy 308 Underpass

Hackberry at Poplar St.

Southwood Subdivision

Hodgeson at Clouatre

Highway 44 (River Road) at Burnside Terminal in curve

Raymond Tullier Road

Sharper Road

Pelican Point Subdivision

Cannon at Poto Road

Pelican Crossing Subdivision

Babin Road at the curve

East New River Road at US 61

Bayou Narcisse from Cleo to Hwy 431

Southwood Village from Highway 73 to Ridgewood

LA 44 at Railroad Ave.

LA 44 at Roosevelt Ave.

Edenborne Ave.

Churchpoint at VFW

Churchpoint at Lakes of St. Amant Subdivision

Ron St. off Brittany Tower Road

Bon Terre Subdivision

Main St. to curve of Country Club (both ends)

***Following roads are passable but with water as of 11 a.m.

 Ashland Road from Highway 75 to Railroad tracks

River Ridge Subdivision

Bayou Narcisse between Roddy Road and Highway 44

Cornerview and I-10

Cornerview at Oleana

Worthey at Boudreaux

New River Canal east of Highway 73

New River at Coontrap Road

Black Bayou at Oneal

Ashland at the curve near Lamar Dixon

Melancon Road between Highway 936 and Pertuis Road

East Ascension Road at US 61

Flood Damage Reporting:

To report flood damage from Wednesday’s rain event, email flood@apgov.us with the following details:  name, address, phone number, and a description of damage including any readings of water levels. Please include any photos of the damage and make sure your address is the subject line of your email.

Sand and Bags are also available at these locations:

  • ·        Sorrento Town Hall – limited quantity of sand, bring your own shovel
  • ·        Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Barn 7– pre-bagged sand bags
  • ·        Frank Sotile Pavilion in Donaldsonville
  • ·        Gonzales City Maintenance Barn – pre-bagged sand bags for Gonzales residents

Sand and Bags have been delivered at the following locations:

****Please bring your own shovels, trucks and be prepared to bag your own sand bags

  • ·        5th Ward Fire Department, 39110 Hwy. 22, Darrow
  • ·        7th District Fire Department, 13398 Roddy Road, Gonzales
  • ·        Galvez-Lake Fire Department, 16288  Joe Sevario
  • ·        Prairieville Fire Department, 37237 Goodwood St., Prairieville
  • ·        Geismar Fire Department, 12171 Hwy. 73, Geismar 

ALSO: As of 9 a.m. Thursday morning the following roads remain closed:

Astroland Subdivision

Underpass at St. Patrick and Front Street

Highway 308 at the underpass

Hackberry at Poplar Street (Sorrento)

Southwood Subdivision

Hodgeson at Clouatre

Highway 44 (River Road) at Burnside Terminal in curve

Cannon at Poto Road

Raymond Tullier Road

Highway 74 between Old Mill and Highway 73

Pelican Point Subdivision

Depen Road

Pelican Crossing Subdivision

Irah Babin at Swamp Road

Tommy Moore at US 61

Babin Road

800 block of Bryan Ave

East New River Road at US 61

Bayou Narcisse from Cleo to Hwy 431

Duplessis between Airline and railroad tracks

Southwood Village from Highway 73 to Ridgewood

LA 44 at Railroad Ave.

LA 44 at Roosevelt Ave.

Braud between Tommy More and Highway 621

Edenborne Ave.

Churchpoint at VFW

Churchpoint at Lakes of St. Amant Subdivision

Cornerview at I-10

Highway 621 East of Highway 44

UPDATED ROADS THAT HAVE WATER BUT ARE PASSABLE AS OF 9 A.M.

Ashland Road from Highway 75 to Railroad tracks

Ernest Floyd

River Ridge Subdivision

Bayou Narcisse between Roddy Road and Highway 44

Braud at William Ficklin

Highway 621 between Della Marchand and Mimosa

Highway 44 between Chick Duplessis and Black Bayou Road

Manchac Point

Cornerview at Oleana

Causey at Braud

Braud at Woodland

Chester Diez at LA 74

Worthey at Boudreaux

Highway 73 at Sam Baker

New River Canal east of Highway 73

New River at Coontrap Road

Black Bayou at Oneal

Ashland at the curve near Lamar Dixon

Melancon Road between Highway 936 and Pertuis Road

East Ascension Road at US 61