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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Flood Protection Authority Announces Gate Closures at LA46 Verret and LA39 Caernarvon Thursday night


The Flood Protection Authority-East has notified St. Bernard Parish Government of the pending closure of the flood gates LA39 at Caernarvon and LA46 at Verret sometime tonight, July 11, 2019 prior to the onset of tropical storm force winds.

A specific time is not known so residents are encouraged to move their boats, trailers, etc. inside the protection levee as soon as possible.

Updates will be provided as they become available. For more information on floodgate closures, visit

For the latest updates stay tuned to local media outlets or visit,,, or


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