STORM PREP: Sandbag locations for your convenience

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Sandbags are available in the City of Baker.

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- As two storms in the Gulf of Mexico develop, preparations are already taking place in the area.

Parishes are already providing information about sandbag pickup locations.

The sandbag location information can be found below:

ASCENSION PARISH

Pre-filled sand bags are available in C-Cans at the following locations:

• 5th Ward Fire Department, 39110 LA-22, Darrow
• Butch Gore Memorial Park, 14550 Harry Savoy Rd., St. Amant
• Ascension Parish Fire Protection District No. 1, 13192 Airline Hwy., Gonzales
• Stevens Park, 4323 Cannon Road, Gonzales
• Donaldsonville – DPW West, 725 Church Street, Donaldsonville
• Jackie Robinson Memorial Park, 35638 Coco Road, Geismar
• DPW West, Church St, Donaldsonville

BAKER:

Baker residents may self-fill sandbags beginning today, August 21, 2020, at City Hall 3325 Groom Road. Please bring your own shovel to fill your sandbags, none will be provided. There is no limit on the number of sandbags you may fill.

Beginning August 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the City of Baker Public Works Department, located at 1507 Mississippi Street, pre-filled sandbags will be available.

Residents must remain in their vehicle and the pre-filled sandbags will be loaded into residents vehicle.

In order to receive pre-filled sandbags it will be necessary to present your ID showing Baker residency; there is a limit of ten (10) sandbags per vehicle.

Residents may participate in both picking up ten (10) pre-filled sandbags and utilizing the self-fill sandbag station at City Hall.

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH:

SAND AND SANDBAG LOCATIONS

As a precautionary measure, City-Parish officials, in coordination with BREC Parks and Recreation, have pre-positioned sand and sandbags at 8 strategic locations throughout the parish. Residents are urged to bring their own shovels to fill the sandbags.

Sand and bags are available at the following BREC sites:

  • BREC Airline Highway Fairgrounds – 16072 Airline Highway
  • BREC Alsen Park – 601 Old Rafe Mayer Road
  • BREC Cadillac Street – 6117 Cadillac Street
  • BREC Doyles Bayou Park – 7801 Port Hudson-Pride Road
  • BREC Flannery Road Park – 801 S Flannery Road
  • BREC Hartley-Vey at Gardere Park – 1702 Gardere Lane
  • BREC Lovett Road Park – 13443 Lovett Road
  • BREC Memorial Stadium – 1702 Foss Street

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH:

In preparation for potential severe weather associated with Tropical Storm Marco and Tropical Storm Laura, Parish President Hotard will open sandbag sites to the public beginning Saturday, August 22, 2020, at noon.

Sandbag locations will operate on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Self-Serve Locations: Please bring a shovel.

  • St. John Community Center – 2900 Hwy 51 – LaPlace
  • Railroad Avenue Fire Station (near Riverside Academy) – Reserve
  • Ezekiel Jackson Park – Garyville
  • Juan Anthony Joseph Memorial Park – Edgard
  • Wallace Fire Station
  • Pleasure Bend Fire Station
  • Pre-filled sandbags for elderly and disabled:
  • (Limit 10 pre-filled)
  • 425 Captain G. Bourgeois, LaPlace

TANGIPAHOA PARISH: self-serve station available at the following fire stations:

  • Natalbany
  • Loranger
  • Husse
  • Wilmer
  • Kentwood
  • Independence
  • LA 445
  • LA 22 east in Bedico
  • LA 22 east and west 
  • Hammond Baptist

ST. MARTIN PARISH:

  • Ruth Bridge-1035 Ruth Bridge Hwy
  • Paul Angelle Park (Cecilia) 2458 Cecilia Sr. High School Road
  • South Barn-1011 Capritto 40 Arpent Road
  • Catahoula-Clayton Boudreaux Memorial Park-1028 Catahoula Hwy.

Today-12:00 p.m-5:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 23, 2020-8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 24, 2020-7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lower St. Martin Parish

Stephensville Park

Bus turnaround on East Stephensville Road

Across the road from the Belle River Fire Station

Today-12:00 p.m-5:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 23, 2020-8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 24, 2020-7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

St. Martinville

Festival Grounds-300 New Market Street

Sunday, August 23, 2020-8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 24, 2020-7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Henderson

Henry Guidry Park Pavilion (behind City Hall)-1007 Amy Street

Sunday, August 23, 2020-8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 24, 2020-7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Breaux Bridge

Public Works Annex (end of Refinery Street near Berard Street)

Monday August 24, 2020-8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 25, 8:00 a.m.-until 5:00 p.m.

More sandbag locations will be added as they become available.

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH:

BRING YOUR OWN SHOVEL.

  • William & Lee Park, 1631 Louisiana Ave. Port Allen
  • Rivault Park, 900 South Jefferson Ave. Port Allen
  • Alexander Park250 Elaine St. Brusly,
  • Erwinville Park, 5110 Rougon Rd, Port Allen,
  • Myhand Park, 8201 Laws Rd, Addis
  • *South Winterville Water Tower
  • *Lobdell Fire Station
  • *Addis Fire Station, 6875 Hwy 1, Addis

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