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Posted on: December 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Sandbags available at EBR parks Thursday

BATON ROUGE, LA — December 27, 2018 — Due to the moderate risk of heavy rain and potential for flash flooding forecasted today, the City-Parish announced that sandbags will be available at multiple locations today from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Residents are advised to bring their own shovels. 

The Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness staff will continue to monitor the situation and stay in close communication with the National Weather Service forecasters. MOHSEP staff are also monitoring river stages in and around East Baton Rouge Parish. Currently, no rivers are projected to reach flood stage.

Sandbag locations:

Airline Highway Park

17200 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Alsen Park

601 Old Rafe Meyer Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Doyles Bayou Park

7801 Port Hudson-Pride Road
Zachary, LA 70791

Flannery Road Park

801 Flannery Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Hartley/Vey Park

1702 Gardere Lane

Baton Rouge, LA 70820

Lovett Road Park

13443 Lovett Road
Central, LA 70818

Memorial Sports Complex

1702 Foss Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

St. George Fire Department Headquarters

14100 Airline Highway

Baton Rouge, LA 70817

Click here to view all sandbag locations.

Presented by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, MOHSEP, and the EBR Department of Public Works. For more information, follow @RedStickReady on Facebook and Twitter and download the Red Stick Ready mobile application – free on Apple and Android devices.

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