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List of Curfews Ahead of Hurricane Delta

List of Curfews Ahead of Hurricane Delta

Posted: Oct 7, 2020 10:37 AM
Updated: Oct 14, 2020 10:42 AM

CITY OF NEW IBERIA HAS ISSUED A CITY- WIDE CURFEW

UPDATE: The curfew has been lifted. 

The City of New Iberia has issued a city - wide curfew. The curfew is in effect beginning Friday, October 9, from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. and from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 10. If extended, another press release will be sent. Emergency personnel will be allowed on the roadways during the set curfew times. The New Iberia Police Department reminds citizens to stay safe throughout the storm including during the aftermath. Also note that the New Iberia Fire Department Rescue services will be limited during the hurricane as a safety precaution. The non- emergency number for the New Iberia Police Department is (337)-369-2306.

St. Landry Parish: 

A parish wide curfew has been issued for St. Landry Parish during the expected landfall of Hurricane Delta. The curfew will begin at noon on Friday, October 9 and remain in effect until 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 10. Only essential workers responding to Hurricane Delta should be on the roads during this time.

UPDATE: Parish President Jessie Bellard has extended the parishwide curfew to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, due the large number of downed trees and powerlines on parish roads. He encourages all residents to stay off the roads so that crews can clear debris.

Lafayette Parish: 

UPDATE: As of right now, the only curfew in Lafayette Parish will be in the Town of Duson from 8:00 P.M. Monday, October 12, 2020 until 6:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 13, 2020. During those hours, only essential and emergency personnel in Duson will be allowed to travel.

Several locations in Lafayette Parish are still without power and some roadways remain obstructed. Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory, after consultation with the Mayors, Chiefs of Police, and Chiefs of Fire in Lafayette Parish, is strongly advising all Parish residents not under curfew to continue to stay off roadways unless travel is absolutely necessary. Several utility and debris removal crews remain active across the Parish and it is important that they be allowed to continue recovery operations without the risk of putting residents or themselves in danger.

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

Village of Maurice:

Mayor Wayne Theriot has issued a curfew for Maurice that will begin on Friday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. until Saturday, Oct. 10 at 6 a.m or longer as needed. Only emergency and essential personnel are allowed to travel during the curfew.

Abbeville

Chief of Police William "Bill" Spearman announced that the city of Abbeville will have a mandatory curfew for the city starting on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020.

Starting Saturday, October 10, 2020 the city of Abbeville will have a "dusk to dawn" curfew for the city until further notice.

The curfew applies to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic, with the exception of emergency vehicles and personnel. This does not apply to anyone traveling to and from work or conducting essential city business activity.

St. Martin:

Due to the aftereffects of Hurricane Delta, St. Martin Parish President, Chester R. Cedars has declared a curfew for Upper St. Martin Parish beginning Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. until Sunday, October 11, 2020, at 7:00 a.m.

This list will be updates as more information is gathered

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