11:55 a.m. Seismic Activity Visible Around Sinkhole

An increase in Seismic Activity has been observed in past weeks around the Sinkhole.  Activity occurred sometime last night that indicates water movement as well as a drop in water level within the contained area of the sinkhole.  There has been no noticeable changes to the trees or surface anywhere around the Sinkhole.

LDOTD has reported no changes being observed in any of the instrumentation placed along Highway 70.


4:10 p.m. Sunshine Bridge and Road Closures

To determine if the Sunshine bridge will be open due to freezing temperatures call St. James Parish Sheriffs Office @ 225-562-2200 or State Police @ *577.

To determine if other state highways will be open contact State Police @ *577 or on the web at LSP.org under the road closures tab.