Update on Tropical Storm Cristobal; sandbag locations announced

St. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell and the Emergency Operations Center are closely monitoring recently formed Tropical Storm Cristobal. In preparation of potential inclement weather, the Department of Public Works will take the following actions:

Today, Wednesday, June 3, HESCO baskets are being placed along the Des Allemands’ bulkhead.

Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, June 4, sand and sandbags will be put out at various locations for St. Charles Parish residents only. Please bring your own shovel and only take what you need. All locations should be open by the end of the day Thursday.


East Bank Bridge Park

West Bank Bridge Park

District I

Hackberry Street southwest of the pump station between Gassen Street and Luling Estates Drive

Bamboo Street and Plantation Road

Across from 198 Keller Street

King Street behind the school

End of River Park Drive

School House Road near railroad tracks

Boutte Estates at the curve

District II

Willowdale Boulevard and East Heather next to the levee

Rex Street between Davis Drive and Evelyn Drive east of Pump Station Road

Sugarhouse Road and Angus Drive

District III

Red Church Subdivision

Ormond Fire House on Ormond Boulevard

District IV

Twin Bridge Road and Down the Bayou Road

LA 631 (Old Spanish Trail) behind the church

LA 306 at Badeaux Lane East

Grand Bayou Road and Sunshine Drive

District V

Fourth Street

Bar None Subdivision

Charles Towne Subdivision

Fairfield Subdivision

I-310 Service Road

Oakland Subdivision

Preston Hollow and River Road

River View

Dianne Place

District VI

Montz Recreation Park

New Sarpy Recreation Park

Norco Elementary School at the Spillway Levee

Norco Fire Station

Norco Adult Learning Center on 2nd Street and Apple

District VII

George Cousins Road and West Heather Street

Valencia Street and Primrose Drive

Additional information regarding Tropical Storm Cristobal will be forthcoming and residents are encouraged to be prepared for inclement weather. Please follow official parish communications for updates via Facebook (@stcharlesgov), Cox Channel 6 and ATT U-verse Channel 99.


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Roth has both her undergraduate and graduate degree in journalism, which she has utilized in the past as an instructor at Southeastern Louisiana University and a reporter at various newspapers and online publications. She grew up in LaPlace, where she currently resides with her husband and three daughters.

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