Ascension, St. James, Livingston waterways remain closed till further notice

Ascension, St. James, Livingston waterways remain closed till further notice
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 4:11pm

GONZALES – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Tuesday that officials with Ascension, St. James and Livingston parishes have agreed to extend the closure of all inland waterways to recreational boating traffic until a determination is made Thursday morning, June 5.

The inland waterways include the Amite River, Diversion Canal, Blind River and Tickfaw River, said Rick Webre, director of the Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

“After an assessment has been made by all of the parishes involved, we will send out a release on Thursday morning,” Webre said.

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