Posted: Jan 14, 2013 10:40 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Jan 14, 2013 3:13 PM
GONZALES - Ascension Parish authorities continued to deal with swamped roads and high river levels after heavy flooding last week and more rain this past weekend.
Waterways are still closed to recreational watercraft until they drop back down to safe levels again.
Here's a list of current road closures in the parish:
Southwood Subdivision (Gonzales)
Summerfield South Road
Amite River Road
Little Prairie Road
Burnt Cane Road
Manchac Point Road
Oak Grove Parkway
Harry Savoy Road
H. H. Wilson Road
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. The parish asked people 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
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 website. You may also call the Community Information Line a 1-866-380-2303.