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Closures due to high water

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Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:29 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Jan 9, 2013 9:58 PM
Source: WBRZ

  Rating: 4.0 (3 votes)

Topics: flooding, high, water, rain, east baton rouge, ascension, livingston, st. mary, central, school, road, closed

BATON ROUGE - High water caused by the constant rainfall overnight closed some local schools and roads around the greater Baton Rouge area.

All recreational boat traffic will be closed on Ascension Parish waterways as well, starting at 6 p.m. tonight.

The following schools are closed as of this morning:

  • St. Mary Parish Public Schools (Also closed Thursday)
  • Central Private School
  • Southland Christian Academy in Denham Springs
    CLOSED THURSDAY -
  • St. Helena Parish Public Schools
Livingston Parish Schools are watching high water, but are not closed. They said buses will not travel through standing water, and if they're turned around they will return to the school where parents can pick their children up.

The following roads are closed or affected by flooding in parishes around the area:

Ascension Parish

  • Black Bayou / Roddy
  • Duplessis / Beau Jon
  • LA 73 / Renaissance
  • US 61 (SB turn lane & NB lane) / LA 427
  • LA 621 / Anna Rd
  • LA 931 / John West
  • LA 621 / Poe
  • LA 621 / Orleans
  • LA 621 / Crawford Rd
  • Joe Sevario / Jamie
  • Bayou Narcisse / ONeal
  • LA 22 / LA 44 (RR tracks)
  • Cannon Rd / ONeal
  • Black Bayou (LA 934) / George Rouyea
  • Shadow Creek / Roddy Rd.
  • Bayou Bend / Millie Rd
  • Roddy Rd/Near Central Primary (41369 LA 621)
  • Bayou Narcisse / Front Place Ln.
  • Black Bayou / Between Hilbert Young & Roddy
  • Coontrap / Gonzales City Limits
  • La 621 / Tiggy Duplessis
  • Bayou Narcisse / Cleo (by the bridge)
  • Palmetto Ln /Country Dr (off Germany Rd)
  • Southwood Subdivision (in Gonzales)
  • LA 930 / Henry Rd
  • Cannon Rd / Roddy Rd- George Rouyea
  • LA 929 / Between Summerlin to Pville Middle
  • S Burnside / W Constitution (Near Chips Grocery)
  • Black Bayou / Delaune
  • Johnathon Alaric Rd. (Pelican Point)
  • Astroland Subdivision (on Hwy. 22)
  • Bayou Narcisse/ Linen Rd (at Bridge Rd)
  • Avoyelles & Bayou Segnette in Pelican Crossing
  • Bayou Narcisse (just off of LA 431)
  • Galaxy Blvd.
  • Pipeline Rd.
  • South Hodgeson @ Clouatre
  • Broussard Rd.
  • Camp Rd.
  • Roosevelt/Burnside
  • Roosevelt/Pleasant
  • Worthey/Shirley
  • South Hodgeson/Silverleaf
  • In Donaldsonville - barricades from Church St. to St. Patrick

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Burbank at Nicholson
  • Nicholson near Magnolia Mound
  • Lobdell at Kornmeyer
  • Chippewa at Scenic
  • Carson and Pride Baywood Bridge
  • Greenwell Springs at Will
  • Greenwell Springs at Monticello
  • North Flannery at Sequoia
  • Frenchtown at Richardson
  • Barringer at East Old Perkins
  • Scott Barr at Pride Port Hudson
  • South Tiger Bend at Hoo Shoo Too

Livingston Parish

  • South Magnolia Rd
  • McLin Rd
  • Jack Allen Rd
  • Watts Rd
  • George Watts Rd
  • S. Satsuma Rd
  • Charlie Watts Rd
  • Lower Rome Rd
  • Ratcliff Rd
  • Henry Dr
  • Abe hoover Rd
  • Old C.C. Rd
  • Pearidge
  • Pendarvis
  • Brian Park
  • Hartman
  • Hood Rd
  • Hodges Ln
  • Duff Rd
  • Eden Church Rd
  • Buddy Ellis Rd
  • Blackmud Rd
  • Cardinal Dr
  • Perkins Rd
  • Thibodeaux Rd
  • Dunn Rd
  • Netterville Rd
  • Forest Delatte Rd
  • Sims Rd
  • Little Woods Rd
  • Nan Wesley Rd
  • Courtney Rd
  • Joe May Rd
  • Milton Rd
  • Olivia Dr
  • Cane Mkt @ Nancy
  • Cane Mkt @ Lod Stafford
  • John L. Lane Bridge
  • Red Parham Dr
  • Lee Ellis Rd
  • Buck Carroll @ Friendship

Keep an eye on WBRZ.com for the latest developments as the day goes on.

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