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Hurricane Isaac Am Update 8-29-2012

Wednesday August 29, 2012 11:58 am - 2987 Views - Posted By Administration
Hurricane Isaac Am Update 8-29-2012

Hurricane Isaac AM Update Terrebonne Parish officials continue to monitor conditions associated with Hurricane Isaac. At this time crews are currently accessing damage throughout the parish. All residents are strongly encouraged to stay indoors for the duration of this event. Portions of the parish are without power. Residents are encouraged to contact their power provider to report outages: City of Houma (985) 873-6750, Entergy 1-800-9OUTAGE, and SLECA 1-800-256-8826. Residents are asked to conserve water throughout the parish until further notice. There are currently no reports of home flooding in Terrebonne Parish. Other Important Contact Numbers: Parish Sewage Department (985) 873-6727 Consolidated Water Works: (985) 879-2495 Parish Utilities (Electricity and Gas) (985) 873-6750 Curfew: There is a parish wide curfew in effect until further notice. Evacuations: Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government issued a Mandatory Evacuation for the following low-lying areas of the parish: • Dularge- South of Dr. Beatrous Rd. bridge near the Dularge Gym • Grand Caillou-South of Woodlawn Ranch Rd. • Little Caillou- South of Lacache Middle School • Montegut -South of Montegut Fire Station • Pointe aux Chenes-South of Pointe Aux Chenes Elementary School The following areas are under Voluntary Evacuation: • Dularge - South of the Dularge overpass due to potential highway flooding near the beginning of LA Hwy 315 • Little Caillou-South of Duplantis Bridge to Lacache Middle School • Areas south of the Klondyke bridge covering lower Bourg, upper Montegut, and upper Pointe aux Chenes Shelters: Terrebonne Parish has a shelter open at the Houma Municipal Auditorium located at 800 Verret Street. Residents needing transportation to the parish shelter should contact the Terrebonne Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness at (985) 873-6357. Those going to the parish shelter should bring food, water, bedding and any other necessary supplies such as medications and baby supplies they will need to sustain themselves and their families for 72 hours (3 Days), as these items WILL NOT be provided at the shelter. A temporary pet shelter is open at the West Houma Gym on Williams Avenue. This temporary shelter is ONLY available for the pets of those residents who are staying at the parish shelter at the Municipal Auditorium. Closures: All Terrebonne Parish public and private schools are closed until further notice. All classes at Fletcher Technical Community College are cancelled through Thursday, August 30th. All Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government offices will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The following parish bridges have been closed to marine traffic since at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday August 28, 2012 and will remain closed until further notice: • Bayouside Drive Bridge • Bobtown Bridge • Brady Bridge • Buquet Bridge • Chauvin Bridge • Combon Bridge • Duplantis Bridge • Klondyke Bridge • Smithridge Bridge #1 • Theriot Bridge • Tousassant Foret Bridge (Pellegrin) The Dulac Pontoon Bridge on Falgout Canal Rd. will remain open to marine traffic until further notice. Parish Services: The parish’s public transit system, Good Earth Transit, has suspended service in Houma and Thibodaux until further notice. Garbage collection service has been suspended and will remain suspended until further notice. Bulky waste pick up requests have been suspended. The Crochetville, Ashland, and Schriever residential drop off sites are closed until further notice. Miscellaneous: All town hall meetings scheduled for this week have been canceled. All dialysis clinics in the parish will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Dialysis patients are directed to follow their emergency diet. For a summary of information including evacuation areas, shelter locations, curfew hours residents can call the Terrebonne Parish Community Hotline 1-888-356-4737. # # #


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