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FOX 8 received the following information via news releases from Lafourche Parish Government:
Rainfall related to a strong weather front in Lafourche Parish has forced the closure or barricading of the following roadways due to street flooding:
Abby Road, Thibodaux
Parkside Dr., Thibodaux
West Camilla, Thibodaux
East Winder, Thibodaux
Bell Helene, Thibodaux
Plantation Drive, Thibodaux
Winder Road, Thibodaux
Beau Chene, Thibodaux
12 Cedars, Thibodaux
Sugar Ridge, Chackbay
Ozia Skyline Drive, Bayou Blue
The National Weather Service reports a Flash Flood Watch is in effect and more heavy rainfall is expected in the with the next 12 hours.
The Lafourche Parish Department of Public Works announced that the Valentine Pontoon Bridge over Bayou Lafourche is closed to vehicular traffic until further notice.
Heavy rainfall and the high level of water in the Bayou forced the closure at 8 p.m. because of safety conditions.
However, Public Works said the bridge closure will not affect marine traffic on Bayou Lafourche.
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