Information on sandbags in Tangipahoa Parish
AMITE—Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller announced this afternoon (Monday, Aug. 28) that sandbag distribution has begun and will continue until 7 p.m. today.
“This morning’s update on Harvey indicates Tangipahoa Parish will receive between 4-6 inches of rain between now and Friday. Out of an abundance of caution, we have begun to issue sandbags and will do so until 7 p.m. today,” Miller said.
Sandbags will be available at two locations:
*TPG Pleasant Ridge Public Works, located at 44512 W. Pleasant Ridge Road in Hammond;
*TPG Roseland Public Works, located at 63101 Commercial Street in Roseland.
The parish offers 15 sandbags for residential structures and 30 for commercial/businesses.
Miller encourages residents to stay tuned to the National Weather Service and local media. Tangipahoa Parish Government will also post updates on their Tangipahoa.org website and on the parish’s social media.