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Posted on: April 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Broome Announces Sandbag Locations

The National Weather Service (NWS) Slidell has forecasted an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for East Baton Rouge Parish beginning late tonight through tomorrow. The NWS Slidell is anticipating 3-5” of rain for our area tonight through tomorrow as well as 25-30 mph winds. East Baton Rouge is not under any watches or warnings as of 3:00 p.m. Friday.

As a precautionary measure, Mayor-President Broome ordered that sand and sandbags be made available to the public. Sand and sandbags can be found at the following locations; residents are advised to bring their own shovels.


BREC Airline Highway Fairgrounds

16072 Airline Highway

Baton Rouge, LA 70895


BREC Alsen Park

601 Old Rafe Meyer Road

Baton Rouge, LA 70807


BREC Doyles Bayou Park

7801 Port Hudson-Pride Road

Zachary, LA 70791


BREC Flannery Road Park

801 South Flannery Road

Baton Rouge, LA 70815


BREC Hartley-Vey at Gardere Park

1702 Gardere Lane

Baton Rouge, LA 70810


BREC Memorial Stadium

1702 Foss Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70802


BREC Lovett Road Park

13443 Lovett Road

Central, LA 70818


Real-time sandbag locations can be found at http://gis.brla.gov/emergency. Please bookmark this link; as new information becomes available the map will populate current data.

Sandbag locations map
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