As south Louisiana prepares for Harvey's second run on land, several sandbag locations are open in Acadiana.

The best time is now to prepare for what is expected to be a heavy rain event.

We will continue to post updates on sandbag locations in and around Acadiana as they become available.

Residents should bring their own shovels, and should expect to fill the provided bags themselves.

The following sand bag locations are currently available from our news partners at KATC:

ACADIA PARISH

Acadia Parish Police Jury 337-788-8861
Available by appointment
distributing 6:30am-5:00pm Mon-Thurs; 6:30am-12:00pm on Friday
limit 12 bags per household servicing rural areas only. Must present driver’s license

Branch Barn 337-334-3103
114 Bias Rd

Crowley Barn 337-788-1020
247 Roller Rd

Iota Barn 337-779-2850
540 Kennedy Ave

City of Crowley 337-788-4100
Distributing at the Public Works building 220 Jack Mitchell Dr.,
7am to 3pm
must have DL showing Crowley address, limit 6 bags per household

Village of Morse 337-783-7555
distributing at 215 S. Jules Ave
1pm – 4pm
limit 4 bags per household, must bring shovels

City of Rayne 337-334-3121

The City of Rayne will have sand bags available for Rayne residents (with Driver’s License ) approved proof of residence Limit 5 bags per house. The pickup point will be at the Pavilion on Frog Festival Drive. Rayne Police Dept. will provide inmates to assist loading bags as they also will bag backup supplies as needed to expedite the process. Times of distribution will be updated.

Not yet distributing:
Town of Church Point 337-684-5693
Town of Iota 337-779-2597
Village of Estherwood 337-783-0464

IBERIA PARISH
Iberia Parish President 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
  • Rynella Fire Station
  • Delcambre City Barn
  • Loreauville Park
  • Lydia Fire Station
  • Acadian Ballpark

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.

LAFAYETTE PARISH

Lafayette Parish residents wishing to sandbag their property may access sandbags at one of four locations:

  • North District sandbagging is at the compost facility, located at 400 Dugas Road off of N. University,
  • South District sandbags will be available at 1017 Fortune Road in Youngsville
  • A temporary/emergency location at Blackham Coliseum on 2330 Johnston Street
  • A temporary/emergency location at South Regional Library located at 6101 Johnston Street

The 4 sites are "self-bagging," meaning the bags and sand are provided to Lafayette Parish residents free, at no charge, but residents will need to supply their own manpower and shovel(s). Residents are asked to limit their sandbags to four bags per exterior door, with a maximum of 20 sandbags per household.

City of Broussard: Sandbag locations are at the following locations: 1) Behind City Hall, 2) At the Community Center and in 3) Deer Meadow Subdivision. Open 24 hours.

City of Scott: Sandbags will be available at the City of Scott Maintenance Building at 116 Lions Club Road until 4 PM Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, a sand pile in front of the maintenance will be available to bag your own, so please bring your own shovel. (Limit 3 per door.) The city of Scott will resume handing out sand bags at 8 AM on Monday. A valid ID with an address in the Scott City limits and/or a utility bill from the City of Scott must be shown.

 

VERMILION PARISH

The Village of Maurice has sand and bags available for citizens.  The sand is located at the City Hall complex at 115 Corrine St. Citizens are asked to bring their own shovel to fill the bags.

JEFF DAVIS PARISH 

Jefferson Davis Parish Police Jury is making sandbags and sand available to residents of Jefferson Davis Parish. Self service sandbags and sand are being made available in the following locations:
-Jennings Police Jury Road Yard on Airport Road
-Lake Arthur Community Center
-Woodlawn Fire Station
-Welsh Police Jury Yard across from Welsh Community Center
-Hathaway Fire Station on Hwy 102
-Fenton Police Jury Yard on Estes Road
-Lacassine Fire Station Station 17155 Hwy 90
-Elton City Hall

ST. MARTIN PARISH

Sand bags will be distributed for residents of St. Martin Parish from 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2017, at the following two locations ONLY:

City Of Breaux Bridge-Old DOTD site located at the corner of Refinery and Berard Street

The St. Martin Parish Public Safety Complex located at 4870 Main Hwy. (corner of Main Hwy. and Cypress Island Extension)

 

 ST. LANDRY PARISH

The St. Landry Parish Government Public Works will have the Yambilee Building sandbag operation location at 1939 West Landry St. in Opelousas open today and over the weekend from 7:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.  for those parish residents needing sandbags.  This will be a fill your own site, so residents are asked to bring their own shovel and be prepared to fill their own bags. Sand and bags will be available.