Sandbag locations open on Friday

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NEW ORLEANS — As Southern Louisiana prepares for heavy rain this weekend ahead of PTC3, multiple parishes are making sandbags available to their residents.


St. John the Baptist Parish

Friday, June 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please bring your own shovel and be prepared to fil your own bag. Location include:

  • St. John Community Center – LaPlace
  • Railroad Avenue Fire Station – Reserve
  • Ezekiel Jackson Park – Garyville
  • Juan Anthony Joseph Memorial Park – Edgard
  • Wallace Fire Station
  • Lucy Fire Station
  • Pleasure Bend Fire Station

Pre-filled sandbags are available for the elderly and disabled at 425 Captain G. Bourgeois, LaPlace (10 bags max)

St. Tammany

These locations will have sand and bags provided. Residents are asked to bring their own shovels in case all shovels provided are in use. In addition, residents are asked to limit the number of sandbags to 15 per vehicle.

  • Fritchie Barn
    • 63119 Highway 1090, Pearl River
  • Covington Barn
    • 1305 N. Florida Street, Covington
  • Koop Drive
    • 21410 Koop Drive, Mandeville Building C


Hancock County, Miss.

Neighbors are asked to bring their own shovels.

Locations include:

  • Hancock County Horse Arena
    • 4184 Kiln Delisle Road
  • Old Hancock County Complex
    • 3068 Longfellow Drive
  • Lakeshore Community Center
    • 6440 Lower Bay Road
  • Bayside Fire Department
    • 6215 West Hinds Street
  • West Hancock Fire Department
    • 16006 Washington Street
  • Diamondhead City Hall
    • 5000 Diamondhead Circle

Harrison County, Miss.

Locations include:

  • Lorraine Road Work Center
    • Hwy 605, Gulfport
  • Woolmarket Work Center
    • Hwy 67
  • D’Iberville Work Center
    • 1st Ave/Rodriguez Street, D’Iberville
  • North Gulfport Work Center-Gulfport
  • Lyman Work Center-County Farm Road, Gulfport
  • Long Beach Work Center-Seal Ave, Long Beach
  • Long Beach Harbor Parking Lot-Long Beach
  • Courthouse Road Parking Lot-Gulfport (Ken Combs Pier)
  • City of Gulfport
    • Gulfport Public Works Center-Hewes Ave, Gulfport
    • Orange Grove Community Center-Dedeaux Road, Gulfport
    • Fire Station #2-42nd Ave (west Gulfport), Gulfport
  • City Of Biloxi:
    • 2059 Lawrence St., Cavalier Park
    • 2150 Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi Soccer Fields/Dog Park
    • 9370 Oaklawn Road, Station 9 Barthes-Sentel Fire Station
    • Station 8, Woolmarket Fire Station, 8479 Woolmarket Road

Lafourche Parish

Sandbag locations will open at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 17th. Residents should bring their own shovel.

Locations include:

  • Lafourche Fire District #3 Central Station
    • 17462 West Main St., Galliano
  • Oak Ridge Community Park
    • HWY 3235, Golden Meadow
  • Lockport Field Office
    • 6236 HWY 308
  • Raceland AG grounds parking lot
    • Texas Street
  • Thibodaux Field Office
    • 2565 Veterans Blvd.
  • Bayou Blue Recreation Grounds
    • HWY 316 south of HWY 182
  • Choctaw Field Office
    • 122 Choctaw Barn Rd.
  • Bayou Bouef Fire Station
    • 2147 LA 307, Thibodaux, LA 70301
  • Chackbay Fairgrounds
    • HWY 304
  • Des Allemands
    • Under the bridge on Bridge Rd. at the intersection with Bayou Rd.
  • End of Fairway Drive in Thibodaux
    • Country Club
  • End of Manchester Manor in Thibodaux.
  • KC homes in Pointe Aux Chenes

Plaquemines Parish

Sandbag locations will open at noon on Thursday, June 17th. These are self-serve locations and residents should bring a shovel. Limit of 10 sandbags.

Locations include:

  • Plaquemines Parish Government Complex, PROWM Building
    • 333 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse, LA 70037
  • Port Sulphur YMCA
    • 278 Civic Dr., Port Sulphur, LA 70083
  • Buras YMCA
    • 36342 Hwy 11, Buras, LA 70041
  • Leroy Harvey Park
    • Boothville Area across from Boothville-Venice Elementary School
  • Davant Community Center
    • 15577 Hwy 15, Braithwaite, LA 70040
  • Braithwaite Auditorium
    • 1253 LA-39, Braithwaite, LA 70040

St. Charles Parish

Sandbag locations will open at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 17th. These locations are for St. Charles Parish residents only. You will need to bring your own shovel and asked to only take what you need.

Locations include:

  • East Bank Bridge Park
    • 13244 River Rd, Destrehan, LA 70047
  • West Bank Bridge Park
    • 13825 River Rd, Luling, LA 70070
  • Badeaux Lane in Bayou Gauche

St. James Parish

  • Grand Point Fire Station
    • 32122 Hwy 642, Paulina
  • South Vacherie Fire Training Center
    • 29126 Health Unit Street, Vacherie
  • Kingview Fire Station
    • 8120 Kingview Street, St. James
  • Residents are advised to bring a shovel

Tangipahoa Parish

Self-serve sandbag locations are now available across Tangipahoa Parish. Residents are encouraged to bring their own shovel.

Fire stations offering sandbags include:

  • Main fire stations
    • Natalbany, Loranger, Husser, Wilmer, Kentwood, and Independence
  • 8th Ward
    • Fire station on LA 445 and at the new station on LA 22 E. in Bedico
  • Ponchatoula
    • Fire stations on LA 22 east and west of the city limits
  • Hammond Baptist Fire Station

Terrebonne Parish

Pre-filled sand bags are available on a first come, first served basis in Terrebonne Parish. They will be available today, June 17 beginning at 8:00 a.m. There will be a limit of 20 bags per vehicle.

  • Roads and Bridges Department
    • 1860 Grand Caillou Rd., Houma, LA 70363

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