Highway 1 closed south of flood gate in Golden Meadow as water covers portion of road



PORT FOURCHON, La. (WDSU) — Significant water is covering portion of Highway 1 in Port Fourchon and Grand Isle Wednesday morning.

Storm surge is a concern for the area.

Due to rising water caused by Hurricane Laura, LA Highway 1 is now closed south of the Leon Theriot Lock in Golden Meadow.

A mandatory evacuation remains in effect for the area, south of the Leon Theriot Lock, including Port Fourchon.

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