River Road

DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Police Department closed River Road between Government Street and Lakeview Drive until further notice.

Heavy rains Friday swelled the river outside of it's banks, hitting a stage of 30.85', which is 1.85' over flood stages.

Currently, the river side lane of River Road is covered in several areas.

More rain is expected beginning Saturday afternoon, and the National Weather Service is predicting the Amite River will crest at 31.5 feet late Saturday evening.

The Amite crested at 46.5 feet in the Great Flood of 2016.

The Livingston Parish Department of Homeland Security has closed all waterways to recreational traffic through the weekend.

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