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Bridge Closure Notice
Galliano and Cote Blanche Pontoon Bridge Closure Notice
**The Galliano and Cote Blanche Pontoon Bridges will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic at 8:30 P.M. until further notice.
Here are the latest comprehensive updates:
The Parish President declared a State of Emergency, effective July 10th, 2019, at 3:00 P.M.
A Hurricane Warning is now in effect for the Louisiana coast from the Mouth of the Pearl River to Morgan City.
**Sandbag locations remain operational throughout the Parish. Workers will be there to assist. Sandbag Locations
**Garbage service has been cancelled for Friday and Saturday. Regularly scheduled garbage service will resume Monday.
(Please pick-up empty cans and do not put out garbage cans for weekend pick-up.)
Please clean out any ditches or culvert areas to allow proper drainage to occur.
**A Mandatory Evacuation was issued for residents and businesses South of the Leon Theriot Flood Gate July 12th, 2019 at 6:00 A.M.
**LA 1 South of the Golden Meadow Lock has been closed to vehicular traffic due to overtopping areas of the low-lying roadway.
(Once you evacuate during a mandatory evacuation, you will not be able to return until the order is lifted.)
**The Raceland Recreation Center is OPEN for residents that choose to seek shelter. Shelter Address
(You will need to bring 3 days of water, food, bedding, any medications and I.D. Minors under the age of 18 require adult supervision.)
**Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a curfew for Lafourche Parish Residents from 10 P.M. to 8 A.M.
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