Ascension Parish issues heavy rain event UPDATE

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Ascension Parish officials issued a heavy rain event update with current road closures and sand/bag locations.

Current ROAD CLOSURES in Ascension Parish

Southwood Subdivision (Gonzales)

Broussard Road

Camp Drive

Norwood Road

Summerfield South Road

Airport Road

Amite River Road

Little Prairie Road

Burnt Cane Road

Delecerda Road

Manchac Point Road

Oak Grove Parkway

Jeff Street

Ron Street

Lake Street

Harry Savoy Road

H. H. Wilson Road

Kay Drive

Idle Hour Road

Oak Harbor Road

Manchac Acres Drive

Manny Guitreau Road

Bayou Terrace Drive

Diversion Canal Road

Sand and bags are available at the following locations and residents are advised to bring their own shovels:

· St. Amant Fire Department, 44465 Stringer Bridge Rd., St. Amant

· Galvez/Lake Fire Department, 16288 Joe Sevario Road, Galvez

· 7th District Fire Department, 13398 Roddy Rd., Gonzales

· Prairieville VFD Station 31, 17183 Hwy. 929, Prairieville

· Lake Martin Area, Corner of Hwy. 431 and Lake Martin Avenue

· Geismar VFD, 12171 Hwy. 73, Geismar

· Sorrento Town Hall

· Ridge Road

· Astroland

All Ascension Parish waterways are closed to recreational boat traffic until further notice.

For more information about weather updates, sand bagging location information and road closures, please visit the Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Facebook page or website at www.ascensionparish.net/ohsep . You may also call the Community Information Line a 1-866-380-2303.