UPDATE!!! New Road Closures In Calcasieu Parish
Last updated – 11 a.m. Monday August 28, 2017
Per the LCPD the following roads are closed/flooded in Calcasieu Parish:
I-210 WB from mm6 to mm7, Ryan St. exit ramp EB.
I-10 Opelousas WB on & off ramps
Opelousas EB off ramp
Enterprise WB on ramp
Belden BOTH ramps
Ruth St. in Sulphur
Portions on HWY 14, near broad are knee deep
Texas St. S. of College St.
College Oaks on Ernest St.
Prien Lake Rd. near Mc Donalds/ Kirkman
I-10 Enterprise exit off ramp and WB on ramp
Louisiana Ave at McNeese
OEP SAYS STAY OFF THE ROAD, MORE RAIN TO COME.
The roads listed in black have water but are passable. If the road is listed in red they are not passable. pic.twitter.com/vweAcoe0y4
— Calcasieu Sheriff (@CalcasieuSO) August 28, 2017
ALL rivers and lakes are taking on epic amounts of water, flooding is unavoidable. If you live in low line areas or near any waterways be prepared NOW to move to higher ground. Watch KPLC 7. Do to extensive flooding keep-up with road closures online at 511la.org. Get free traffic/closure alerts from LCPD by phone, and sign-up at www.nixle.com. For sandbags – cppj.com Texas road closures – www.drivetexas.com Purple Heart Gym at 4305 Avenue H is providing FREE shelter for anyone in need, now through Wednesday.
Last updated – 6:30 p.m. Sunday August 27, 2017
— Calcasieu Sheriff (@CalcasieuSO) August 27, 2017
As residents deal with extensive flooding in SWLA, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office recently announced the following roads are closed until further notice: https://twitter.com/CalcasieuSO/status/901936725165047811 Remember, don’t try to drive though standing or flood water. Turn around, don’t drown.
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