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METAIRIE, La. (WGNO) — One of Jefferson Parish’s most popular parks will once again be open to the public.

On Thursday, officials with Jefferson Parish announced the park will reopen at 6 a.m. on Saturday (September 25) — just shy of four weeks after Hurricane Ida tore through Southeast Louisiana.

Because the storm damaged the park’s lighting system, Lafreniere will close at 7 p.m. daily compared to its usual time of 9 p.m.

Jefferson Parish officials say that it is unclear when the lighting damage will be repaired, however, park hours may be adjusted following restoration.

Stay updated on the latest Jefferson Parish news by following the government organization’s Facebook page.

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