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  • Additional cut to be made in road to increase flood relief

    August 25, 2016 3:53 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Iberville Parish officials are preparing massive sandbags that will be dropped into a cut section of highway being used to drain Spanish Lake Basin should a tropical weather system impact south Louisiana next week. Meteorologists are closely monitoring Invest 99. Click HERE for the latest from... more »
  • Spanish Lakes slowly draining into Bayou Manchac Play Video

    August 23, 2016 11:26 PM

    Relief is on its way tonight for people still flooded in the Spanish Lake basin area. Crews cut into Alligator Bayou Road today in hopes of draining water into Bayou Manchac and away from homes. Ascension Parish officials said the drainage project is working, but it’s going to... more »
  • Ascension, Iberville officials devise plan to drain Spanish Lake

    August 18, 2016 5:37 PM

    SPANISH LAKE - Officials in Ascension and Iberville parishes are putting a plan into motion to relieve flooding in the area around Spanish Lake. Flood water remains in communities off of Bluff Road and in St. Gabriel, and if nothing is done officials suspect that water could remain for... more »
  • Authorities investigating shot alligators

    April 30, 2013 10:32 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The owners of Alligator Bayou Swamp Tours said authorities are investigating the killing of several alligators on their property. The gators were found shot sometime Monday, according to the business. News 2's Michael Shingleton will have more details starting at 5 p.m. more »
  • Parish spends $100,000 for Alligator Bayou drainage already in 2013 Play Video

    March 4, 2013 5:31 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Twice this year, Ascension Parish put in temporary pumps to flush out water from Alligator Bayou into Manchac Bayou, and on Monday, permanent pumps were at it again. "It is about time they did it, and if it's something that will make the water go out... more »
  • Alligator Bayou Rd. reopens today

    March 4, 2013 7:41 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A temporary road closure that sent area residents on a 45-minute detour in Ascension Parish has come to an end. Officials announced Sunday plans to reopen Alligator Bayou Rd. to traffic this morning. Crews worked to install two drainage pipes under the roadway Saturday, but saw... more »
  • Long detour from Ascension road closure Play Video

    February 4, 2013 5:53 PM

    ASCENSION - Neighbors living on and near Bayou Manchac say a road closure is sending them on a 45-minute detour. Alligator Bayou Road closed nearly two weeks ago when two flood pumps were installed to drain water out of Alligator Bayou, Spanish Lake and Bluff Swamp. The pipes... more »
  • Neighborhoods remain flooded despite pumping station Play Video

    January 29, 2013 5:38 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Two weeks after a major rain event, residents along Bluff Rd. in the Alligator Bayou area are still flooding. Last Friday, two temporary pumps were installed to clear some of the mess, pumping water from Frog Bayou to Bayou Manchac. Drainage officials report the water has gone... more »
  • Bayou pumping to continue in Ascension Parish

    January 29, 2013 12:58 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez said temporary pumps meant to lower water levels after recent flooding will keep going for the next couple of weeks. Martinez said the two pumps are draining 68,000 gallons of water per minute from the flooded Bluff Swamp Basin, through Frog Bayou... more »

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