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ROAD CLOSURES

Terrebonne Parish

- Woodlawn Ranch Road.

Lafourche Parish

-- La. 1 is open all the way to Grand Isle.

- La. 308 two miles north of the T-Bois Bridge has all lanes blocked due to downed power lines.

- The Galliano Pontoon Bridge, Cote Blanch Pontoon Bridge in Cut Off and Valentine Bridge in Lockport have all lanes blocked due to storm repairs.

- Bayou Lafourche from Leeville to Belle Pass entrance is open to commercial vessel traffic. This includes the Port of Fourchon.

Assumption Parish

- La. 400 at Connie St. in Labadieville is closed due to high water on the roadway.

BOIL WATER ADVISORY

A boil-water advisory has been lifted in parts of Terrebonne. Click this link for details: bit.ly/O3TqFQ

SCHOOLS

-Terrebonne public and parochial schools will remain closed through Monday. Schools across both parishes already had Monday off for Labor Day.

-Lafourche public and parochial schools are closed indefinitely.

- Nicholls State University in Thibodaux and Fletcher Technical Community College in Houma canceled classes through Monday.

- Houma Christian School is closed through Friday.

- MAX Charter School in Thibodaux is closed through Monday.

PUBLIC SERVICES

-- Normal garbage pickup across Terrebonne and Thibodaux has resumed. Garbage pickup across Lafourche is suspended indefinitely.

-- Good Earth Transit has resumed normal service.

-- Terrebonne Parish government offices reopened Friday.

-- Lafourche Parish government offices and courthouses are closed through Monday.

-- State offices are closed until Tuesday across coastal Louisiana, including Terrebonne, Lafourche, Assumption, St. Mary and St. James parishes.

-- The business offices of the Lafourche Sheriff's Office are closed until Tuesday. Residents who need storm assistance should contact the parish Emergency Operations Center at 532-4327.

-- Port Fourchon is open and operational. Tenants, workers and others can call 798-5335 for updates.

-- Houma's Social Security Office will reopen Tuesday. For updates, visit www.socialsecurity/gov/emergency/.

-- Coteau Baptist Church and the Bayou Baptist Association is providing volunteer crews to help with fallen trees. Residents who need this assistance are asked to call the Terrebonne Office of Emergency Preparedness at 873-6357. The church is also distributing emergency food and water and has showers and washers and dryers available for people in need to wash their clothes. Visit the church, 2066 Coteau Road,from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily for those services. For information, call the church at 876-6089.

-- All Lafourche Parish government-operated boat launches are closed until further notice

EMERGENCY FOOD, WATER

Food and water (no ice) is being distributed at five sites across Terrebonne from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until further notice:

Houma: Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd.

Montegut: Recreation Center, 107 Recreation Drive.

Chauvin: Ward 7 Community Center, 5006 La. 56.

Grand Caillou: Fire Station, 6129 Grand Caillou Road.

Dularge: Fire Station, 1767 Bayou Dularge Road.

Pointe-aux-Chenes: Knights of Columbus Hall.

Lafourche Parish closed all of its emergency distribution sites today.

HOSPITALS, CLINICS

All local hospitals are open for normal operations.

WHO TO CALL

- To report power outages, call Terrebonne Parish's Utilities Department at 873-6750; Entergy at (800)-OUTAGE or SLECA at 876-6880. At www.entergy.com, customers of the utility can view outages by neighborhood and sign up for text messages that will tell you if the power is out in your area and when power is expected to be restored.

- Lafourche Parish government's Emergency Operation Center: 537-7603 or 446-8427.

- Terrebonne Emergency Preparedness' 24-hour hotline is open at 873-6357.

- Assumption Parish Emergency Preparedness can be reached at 369-7386.

- Price gouging: If you suspect you've encountered a scam, price gouging or other hurricane-related fraud, you can call the state Attorney General's Office at (800) 351-4889. Visit the agency's Web site to file a complaint online and learn more about the kinds of scams common before, during and after storms

INSURANCE CLAIMS

- Louisiana Citizens Insurance policyholders who sustain property damage are encouraged to report claims immediately by contacting their agent or service provider, listed on the declaration page of their policies. You will receive a claim number and will be contacted by an adjuster within 72 hours

-- State Farm policyholders can report a claim by calling their agent's office, calling 1-800-SF CLAIM (1-800-732-5246) toll-free or visiting www.statefarm.com.

HELPFUL WEBSITES

- Houmatoday.com and dailycomet.com: The Courier and Daily Comet newspapers' websites have been recognized nationally for their innovative and comprehensive, round-the-clock coverage of hurricanes. We're the place to go before, during and after a storm. www.houmatoday.com, www.dailycomet.com.

- Federal Emergency Management Agency: Information about federal storm aid, the National Flood Insurance Program and storm-preparation and recovery information. http://www.fema.gov.

- Terrebonne Parish government: Posts storm tips, sandbag and local shelter locations and other emergency information as a storm nears. www.tpcg.org.

- Lafourche Parish government: www.la-fourchegov.org.

- Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness: Preparation tips, Louisiana contraflow and evacuation maps, state storm advisories. www.ohsep.louisiana.gov.

- Louisiana State Police: Emergency section of this agency's Web site includes a printable disaster guide and a link to road closures. http://www.lsp.org/emergency.html.

BANKS, GROCERIES, BUSINESSES

-- All banks throughout the area are open for normal business.

-- All Rouses and Cannata's grocery stores are open.

CURFEWS

The only curfew that remains is from dusk to dawn at Port Fourchon.

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