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TPCG Updated Sand and Sandbag Operations (8/25 9:45a)

Friday August 25, 2017 09:45 am - 57 Views - Posted By Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
TPCG Updated Sand and Sandbag Operations (8/25 9:45a)

The Terrebonne Parish Public Works Division has placed sand and sandbags at the following locations:

  • Adult Softball Complex on Airbase
  • Cannata’s West
  • Knights of Columbus Hall in Pointe-aux-Chenes
  • Upper Dularge Fire Station
  • Bayou Black Fire Station
  • Ward 7 in Chauvin
  • West Terrebonne East Fire Station
  • West Terrebonne Central Fire Station
  • Bobtown Volunteer Fire Station
  • Mechanicville Gym
  • Montegut Fire Station
  • St. Ann Church in Bourg
  • Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

The Terrebonne Parish Public Works Department is offering up to (30) filled sandbags per person at the Public Works Yard (near Shannon Hardware) located at 1860 Grand Caillou, Houma, La today, August 25th, and tomorrow, August 26th from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District has closed the Placid Canal floodgate, Upper Little Caillou Auxiliary Gate and Humble Canal. The following gates are planned for closure today: Gibson and Bush Canal.

The gates located in Lower Dularge, Bayou Grand Caillou and Cocodrie gates may be closed Saturday. Depending on the weather forecast and location of Hurricane Harvey, the gate closure schedule may change.

Residents should continue to stay informed through local news media, the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government website (, and the Terrebonne Parish Office of Homeland Security website (, Facebook page ( and Twitter page (@TOHSEP) to obtain the latest information available.


Earl J. Eues, Jr., Director
Terrebonne Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness


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  • Houma, LA 70360

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