According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the following bridge has been closed in Vermilion Parish due to high water.
1) Bridge (Coulee Ile Des Cannes) at the Vermilion and Lafayette Parish line on Kirk Rd. (open to local traffic only)
Sheriff Couvillon also says that the Vermilion Parish Police Jury has put out sand and bags at the following locations for those residents who may experience flooding issues.
1) Area 1 Barn - 13115 Mack Switch Rd. Erath 2) Area 2 Barn - 16480 Cleo Rd. Abbeville 3) Area 3 Barn - 29429 Veterans Memorial Rd. Gueydan 4) Area 4 Barn - 13531 Gladu Rd. Kaplan 5) Public Works Building - 2211 Leonie Rd. Abbeville
Sheriff Couvillon also says that according to Police Jury those who may need sand bags are able to obtain them at any of the aforementioned locations however you are asked to bring your own shovel and fill your own sand bags.
Finally, Sheriff Couvillon says that motorists are urged to use caution when traveling as some roadways in low lying areas of Vermilion Parish have experienced localized flooding due to a significant amount of rain as well as additional rainfall that is expected.
1808 Eraste Landry Rd, PO Box 90665,
Lafayette LA 70509