UPDATE: Ascension Parish makes sandbags available ahead of Tropical Storm Ida
Tropical Storm Ida is expected to make landfall as a category 2 hurricane Sunday, Aug. 29 along the Louisiana coast.
EAST BANK LOCATIONS
- Oak Grove Community Center, LA 42 @ LA 73
- Prairieville Fire Dept, Hwy 73
- Paula Park, LA 933, Galvez
- 5th Ward Fire Dept, LA 22, Darrow
- Butch Gore Memorial Park, Harry Savoy Rd, St. Amant
- A.P. Fire District #1, Airline Hwy, Gonzales
- Stevens Park, Cannon Rd, Gonzales
- Jackie Robinson Memorial Park, Coco Rd, Geismar
LA 431 @ Valentine Rd (in the curve), Lake – (Loose sand and bags. Bring your own shovel)
WEST BANK LOCATIONS
- DPW-West Barn, 750 Church St, Donaldsonville
LAMAR-DIXON EXPO CENTER
Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens with Ascension Parish proof of residency ONLY
- Today 2 to 6 p.m.
- Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Limited to 30 sandbags per trip
- Bags will be loaded into their vehicles
- Enter from St Landry Road Entrance #2, follow the cones to Barn 8 (same setup as the Army National Guard COVID testing).
Additional locations will be added as needed.
Residents are asked to keep all sandbags through the duration of hurricane season.