Several roads closed in Ascension

The Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security late Tuesday night announced the closure of eight roads because of high water, according to a post on its Facebook page.

As of 9:35 p.m., the following roads were closed:

  • La. 621 at Poe Lane by Gulfnet seafood.
  • La. 621 at Orleans Drive.
  • Black Bayou at Roddy Road.
  • Duplessis Road at Beau Jon.
  • La. 73 at Renaissance.
  • U.S. 61 at La. 427 (southbound turn lane).
  • La. 621 at Anna Road.
  • La. 931 at John West Road.

Sand and sandbags will be available at the St. Amant Fire Department on Stringer Bridge Road in St. Amant, according to the Facebook post.

Residents are urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-8301 to report flooding.