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Curfew in Place Tonight for Portions of Lafayette Parish; Residents Urged to Stay Home

Several municipalities in Lafayette Parish are under curfew tonight as Mayor-President Josh Guillory advises residents to stay off roads.

Posted: Oct 11, 2020 3:13 PM

Several locations in Lafayette Parish are still without power and significant amounts of debris blocking roadways.

Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory after consultation with with the Mayors, Chiefs of Police and Chiefs of Fire in Lafayette Parish, is strongly advising residents to stay off roadways unless travel is absolutely necessary. Several electrical and debris removal crews remain active across the Parish and it is critical they be allowed to continue recovery operations without the risk of putting residents or themselves in danger.

Additionally, the municipalities of Broussard, Carencro, Duson and Youngsville will be under a curfew beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 and ending at 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. During those hours only essential and emergency personnel will be allowed to travel. All Parish residents not under curfew are asked to avoid travel to allow clean-up work to continue.

For more information please contact LCG Chief Communications Officer Jamie Angelle, (337) 356-9819 or jangelle@lafayettela.gov.

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