Lafayette closes some roads following heavy rains

LAFAYETTE — As of noon, Lafayette Public Works closed these roads due to heavy rains and street flooding issues:

Taft at Vermilion

Rue Fosse

Ambassador at Dulles

Ambassador from Johnston to Eraste Landry.

Public works crews are currently working to alleviate blockages and setting out barricades, said Kevin Blanchard, Lafayette Consolidated Government’s chief development officer in a news release.

“We are assessing flooding and dispatching crews accordingly. Drivers are asked to be careful of high water,” Blanchard said.