UPDATE: Acadia Parish road closures, power outages (as of 10 a.m.)

The Mermentau Bridge has been opened.

The Pontoon Bridge and the small bridge between Crowley and Estherwood are closed has been closed due to the weather.

John N. John Overpass has been closed due to the weather.

Various parts of Acadia Parish have also reported power outages, including Church Point, Crowley, Estherwood and Midland throughout the morning. CLECO's website is now reporting 1,776 outages in Acadia Parish (Crowley). Slemco and Entergy are also reporting power outages around Acadiana. Slemco reported that 5,400 customers are without power system-wide, covering a five parish area. In Acadia Parish specifically, 1,800. Crews are out working to restore power. Entergy is reporting concentrated power outages in the Branch and Brink areas in Acadia Parish with 407 customers without power but there are also other power outages scattered around Acadiana. The Branch area should be back up in about two hours.

Acadia Parish Today

Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

Rayne-Acadian Tribune
P.O. Box 260, Rayne, LA 70578
Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

Church Point News
315 N. Main St., Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5711
Fax: 337-684-5793

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