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UPDATED: Flooding closes roadways, creates hazards in Acadiana

Posted: 1:15 PM, Jun 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-06 15:52:25-04

Heavy rains on Thursday morning have caused flooding on several roadways in Lafayette and surrounding communities.

A Flash Flood warning has been issued until 8:30 am

The following roads are currently affected by heavy rain. For a full list of roadways experiencing road hazards due to flooding visit katc.com/lafayette-911-traffic .

Evangeline Parish

The Evangeline Parish OEP/ 911 says there are several flooded roads throughout the parish. Officials are reminding drivers to use caution and to turn around dont drown.

Iberia Parish

New Iberia Police Department is reporting water on the roadway:

  • 400 block of W St Peter St.
  • East and West St Peter St from Landry Drive to Bank Ave.
  • Jefferson Terrace from Hwy 90 to north of Dale St
  • Bank St from Versailles Crescent to Voltair
  • Bank St from Dale to Hacker
  • Bank St from Person to Dale
  • Charles St from Lee to Bank
  • Ann Street
  • Park St

Lafayette Parish

Lafayette

Closed

Here is a list of current (as of 1 p.m.) road closures throughout Lafayette Parish, from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office:

  • Androclese Road
  • Aris Drive
  • Bourque Road in the 300 block
  • Cameron Street at South Riceland Drive
  • Chemin Metairie from Fortune Road to Ambassador Caffery
  • Constitution Drive
  • Deer Valley Lane
  • Dillon Road at Oak Springs
  • Dugas Road
  • Dulles Drive at Hebert Road
  • E. Gloria Switch at Notthingham Circle
  • Elmira Road
  • Garber Road in the 100 block (high water)
  • Hunters Hill Drive
  • Johnston Street at Camellia Bouevard
  • LaJaunie Road at E. Gloria Switch Road
  • Landry Road in the 4600 block
  • Magnolia Knee Drive in the 300 block
  • Malapart Road
  • Mills Street between Rue Scholastique and Dugas
  • N. St. Antoine Street between Martin Luther King and Interstate 10
  • Prejean Road
  • Provost Street at JB Road
  • Ridge Road at West Broussard Road
  • Robley Drive at Teljean Road
  • SW Evangeline Thruway at Louisiana Avenue
  • Thoroughbread Drive at Interstate 49
  • W. Congress at Marie Antoinette Street
  • W. Congress at Foreman Drive
  • Walter Drive
  • West Willow Street between Ambassador Caffery Parkway and University Avenue
  • Walter Drive

The Scott Police Department has closed the following roadways due to high water. Barricades are in place.

  • St. Anne & Cameron
  • Old Spanish Trail & Sunset due to high water on Perez.
  • Winborne at Provost
  • Westward at Vincent

Police say that residents should not move or go around barricades. They are in place to protect you and the residents in the area.

Carencro Police are advising motorists to avoid the following roadways due to high water:

10:00 am ROADWAY HIGH WATER/CLOSURE UPDATE:

  • 500 Block of Arceneaux Rd. is now open

Road Closure:
Barricades are in place at:

  • Francois Rd & Potier Rd.
  • Prejean Rd & Gourmet Rd
  • Walter Dr.

Please use alternate routes from these locations due to
high water:

  • 100 Block of Tee Ma (standing water over roadway)
  • Smalley Rd. (underwater)

Jeff Davis Parish

Jeff Davis Sheriff’s office units are patrolling the roadways to get an up to date report on flooded areas. The following are the current road closures in Jeff Davis Parish:

WATER ON RDWY:

HWY 99  & HWY 90
FRONTAGE RD & HWY 90
HWY 395 & GRAND MARAIS RD
HWY 90 & MCCOWN RD
HWY 382 & HWY 90
HWY 90 & SHELLY DR
HWY 101 & BROUSSARD CEM RD
HWY 101 & MCCORMICK RD
ELTON DR & BRYAN RD
CORMIER VILLAGE RD
HWY 99 & ATTERBERRY RD
HWY 101 & ARDOIN CEM RD

IMPASSABLE ROADS:

TV TOWER RD
PANCHOVILLE RD
BUCKLIN RD
DAMA LANDRY SOUTH OF GRAND MARAIS
ATTERBERRY RD
LYONS RD B/W HWY 14 & HWY 380

Sheriff Woods wants to remind motorists to not drive into standing water.

 

Louisiana State Police: High water signs have been placed on US Hwy 90 between Lacassine and Welsh due to several inches of water on the roadway. Those signs will remain in place until the water level subsides. Please avoid those flooded areas and use an alternate route.

 

 

St. Martin Parish

From Breaux Bridge Mayor Ricky Calais: Please avoid the following streets in Breaux Bridge:

Main Street, Berard Street, Courthouse Street, West Bridge Street near City Hall, Van Buren Street, Baldwin Street, Hollier Road, Pierre Street Ophelia Street, Agnes Street, all Streets in North Bridge Subdivision, St. Charles Street, 6th Street.

From The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office: Due to the torrential rainfall we received, there are several roads that have standing water on them. If you don’t have to be on the road, please stay but. If you do have to travel for work purposes, please drive slowly and don’t drive through standing water. In areas that are experiencing water on the roads, those who attempt to drive through at high rates of speed have the potential to push water into yards and homes.

These are some of the roads that are currently experiencing high water:

Grand Point Road (near Webster’s)

The following roads have reopened:

Doyle Melancon
Bordelon Road
Melvin Dupuis
Cecilia H.S. Road