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Posted on: January 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Sandbags available in East Baton Rouge Parish

BATON ROUGE, LA — January 2, 2019 — Due to the slight risk for heavy rainfall forecasted for later tonight through tomorrow evening, the City-Parish announces that sand and sand bag pickup locations remain available. Residents are advised to bring their own shovels. 

East Baton Rouge Parish can expect to see light to moderate rainfall beginning later tonight. Consistent rainfall will persist through the evening hours tomorrow.

The City-Parish Department of Public Works crews continue to work diligently on routine drainage maintenance calls and are responding to 3-1-1 work orders requiring immediate action.

MOHSEP staff continues to monitor the situation and remains in close communication with the National Weather Service forecasters. MOHSEP staff are also monitoring river stages in and around East Baton Rouge Parish.

For more information, follow @RedStickReady on Facebook and Twitter and download the Red Stick Ready mobile application - free on Apple and Android devices.


BREC Airline Highway Park

16072 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70817

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 Flannery Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

BREC Hartley/Vey Park

1702 Gardere Lane

Baton Rouge, LA 70820

BREC Lovett Road Park

13443 Lovett Road
Central, LA 70818

BREC 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.

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