Elmer's Island to close temporarily for road, parking work
BATON ROUGE - Elmer's Island, a wildlife refuge and barrier island in Jefferson Parish, will be closing for a week for construction work.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that the island and its public access road will be shuttered Monday, a closure that will continue for seven days to allow time for road repairs and the installation of a parking lot.
Elmer's Island, located about 50 miles south of New Orleans, is a popular site for fishing.
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