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Sandbag Locations Across Acadiana

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Sandbag Locations Across Acadiana

Crowley, LA – Crowley Mayor Tim Monceaux issued the following information:

“To prepare for the forecasted heavy rainfall event this Tuesday and Wednesday, sandbags will be available at the Crowley Public Works building, located at 220 Jack Mitchell Road, on Tuesday, September 14th, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The City will provide the sand, sandbags, and shovels for you to fill the 6 sandbags per address. You must be a resident of Crowley and provide a valid driver’s license to obtain the sandbags. “I am hoping and praying Crowley citizens stay safe and we are spared heavy rainfall that could cause flooding.”

For additional information, contact Crowley City Hall at 337.783.0824.

St. Landry Parish

St. Landry Parish Government is monitoring Tropical Storm Nicholas and has begun offering sandbags behind the Yambilee Building (1939 W. Landry in Opelousas) Sunday afternoon and sandbags will continue to be available Monday and Tuesday. Parish Government will be providing local municipalities with filled bags Monday. Please check with your local government for pickup locations.

Lafayette Parish

Although Tropical Storm Nicholas’ greatest impacts will be felt in Texas, Southwest Louisiana is expected to receive significant rainfall. Sandbags are available for Lafayette Parish residents.

All sandbag sites are self-bagging, and residents must bring their own shovel and manpower. Sites are open around the clock, but residents are encouraged to get sandbags during daylight hours.


North District site at 400 Dugas Road (located off North University Avenue)

Picard Park, 130 Park Lane

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower

Bags Per Household

Please limit sandbags to four bags per exterior door

Maximum of 20 sandbags per household



City Hall, 310 E. Main Street (behind City Hall)

Deer Meadow Subdivision (corner of Deer Meadow Boulevard and Myette Point Street)

Broadview Drive (by Broussard Community Center)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower


Community Center, 5115 N. University Avenue (behind the Community Center)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower


Duson Park at South A Street

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower


Public Works Department, 116 Lions Club Road (Scott residents should first call City Hall to find out if the site is open)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower


333 S Larriviere Road (Youngsville residents should first call City Hall to find out if the site is open)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower

New Iberia

Due to the potential chance of heavy rains, M. Larry Richard would like to announce that sand and sand bags are available at the following locations:

· B.O.M Fire Station

· Grand Marais Fire Station

· Coteau Fire Station

· Delcambre water tower

· Loreauville City Park

· Lydia Fire Station

· Jeanerette at Fire Department

· Rynella Fire Department

Shovels will not be provided and residents should be prepared to fill their own sandbags.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Iberia Parish Public Works Department at (337) 364-8474.

Vermilion Parish

Sandbags are available at the following locations:

LSU Ag Center: 1105 West Port St., Abbeville

Area 1 Barn: 13115 Mack Switch Rd., Erath

Area 2 Barn: 12002 Calvin LeBouef Rd, Abbeville

Area 3 Barn: 29429 Veterans Memorial Dr., Gueydan

Area 4 Barn: 13531 Gladu Rd., Kaplan

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