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Hurricane Ida: Louisiana, Mississippi Post Offices Mail Service Update

Here are the latest updates on Hurricane Ida impacts to mail services in Louisiana and Mississippi:

Louisiana

Last updated 9-14-21 4:30pm:

Due to safety concerns, Retail operations for the impacted facilities listed below will be available on-site through a Mobile Retail Unit. Delivery operations for the impacted facilities have been moved to the alternate Post Office location identified. Drop shipments will be available at the respective alternate locations.

Raceland Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 109 Raceland St., 70394 Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Houma Post Office, 425 Lafayette St., 70360. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Saint Rose Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 11724 River Rd., 70087 Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Kenner Main Post Office, 2300 Williams Blvd., 70062. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Last updated 9/6/2021 at 4pm:

EFFECTIVE:  Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Retail and Delivery operations in the 700, 701, 703 and 704 3-Digit ZIP Code Areas are resuming effective Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

Employee availability may impact service in certain facilities.

Retail and Delivery operations are closed at the following facilities due to safety concerns. Drop Shipments will be accepted at the respective alternate locations.

  • Barataria Post Office, 4164 Privateer Blvd, 70036 – Alternate location is Lafitte Post Office, 2630, Jean Lafitte Blvd, 70067. Retail hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Boutte Post Office, 13322 Highway 90, 70039 – Alternate location is Luling Post Office, 1363 Paul Maillard Rd, 70070. Retail hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Dulac Post Office, 7661 Grand Caillou Rd., 70353 – Alternate location is Bourg Post Office, 3806 Country Dr., 70343. Retail hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Madisonville Post Office, 100 Covington St., 70447 – Alternate location is Mandeville Post Office, 1 Saint Ann Dr., 70471. Retail hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Tangipahoa Post Office, 70136 E Railroad Ave, 70465 – Alternate location is, Kentwood Post Office, 601 Avenue E, 70444. Retail hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Due to safety concerns, Retail operations for the impacted facilities listed below will be available on-site through a Mobile Retail Unit. Delivery operations for the impacted facilities have been moved to the alternate Post Office location identified. Drop shipments will be available at the respective alternate locations.

  • Cut Off Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 16130 W Main St., 70345 Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Galliano Post Office, 17599 Highway 3235, 70354. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Golden Meadow Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 300 S Alex Plaisance Blvd, 70357 – Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Galliano Post Office, 17599 Highway 3235, 70354. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
  • Grand Isle Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 3393 Highway 1, 70358 – Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Schriever Post Office, 201 Old Highway 659, 70395. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • La Place Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 190 Belle Terre Blvd, 70068 – Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is North Kenner Post Office, 390 W Esplanade Ave, 70065. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Larose Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 123 W 17th St., 70373 – Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Galliano Post Office, 17599 Highway 3235, 70354. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
  • Lockport Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 706 Crescent Ave, LA 70374 – Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Schriever Post Office, 201 Old Highway 659, 70395. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Montegut Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 1225 Highway 55, 70377 – Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Houma Post Office, 425 Lafayette St., 70360. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Raceland Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 109 Raceland St., 70394 – Retail hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Schriever Post Office, 201 Old Highway 659, 70395. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Saint Rose Post Office (Mobile Retail Unit), 11724 River Rd., 70087 – Retail hour are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery operations alternate location is Destrehan Post Office, 13 Plantation Rd., 70047. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Last updated 9-1-21 4:30pm:

Operations for New Orleans P&DC, 701 Loyola Ave., 70113, and Baton Rouge P&DC, 8101 Bluebonnet Blvd., 70810, have resumed.

Drop shipments: New Orleans P&DC and Baton Rouge P&DC have resumed acceptance of drop shipments. Please reschedule any appointments that were missed.

Last updated 8-31-21 3:00pm:

700, 701, 703-708 3-digit ZIP Code areas

All retail and delivery operations for facilities in the 705-708 3-digit ZIP Code areas have resumed.

Retail and delivery operations remain suspended in 700, 701, 703 and 704 3-digit ZIP Code areas until further notice. Due to storm damage and safety concerns, facilities are currently being evaluated. No alternate sites have been identified at this time for impacted facilities in these 3-digit ZIP Code areas.

Last updated 8-30-21 11:30 am:

Suspension of operations for the New Orleans P&DC and Baton Rouge P&DC has been extended to 10 p.m. on Aug. 30.

New Orleans P&DC
701 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113

Baton Rouge P&DC
8101 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Operations for both locations will resume at 10 p.m. on Aug. 30.

Operational changes for these plants due to Hurricane Ida:

  • Drop shipment hours: Hours were suspended beginning at 7 a.m. on Aug. 29 and the suspension will end at 10 p.m. on Aug. 30, pending weather conditions.
  • Processing plan: Mailers are requested to hold their Marketing Mail shipments in place for the time being. All Marketing Mail currently in the network will be processed and delivered, pending weather conditions.
  • Recommendations to mailers: Mailers are asked to hold their shipments in place for the time being. Please reschedule any appointments that will be missed.

Last updated 8-29-21 8pm:

The suspension of operations for the Lafayette P&DC, 1105 Moss St., 70501, has been extended to 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 30. Operations for this location will resume at 8 a.m. on Aug. 30.

The suspension of operations for the New Orleans P&DC, 701 Loyola Ave., 70113, and the Baton Rouge P&DC, 8101 Bluebonnet Blvd., 70810 have been extended to 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 30. Operations for both locations will resume at 10 a.m. on Aug. 30.

Operational changes for these plants due to Hurricane Ida:

Drop shipment hours were suspended beginning Sunday, Aug. 29, at 7 a.m. and the suspension will end on Monday, Aug. 30, at 8 a.m. for the Lafayette P&DC and on Monday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. for the New Orleans P&DC and Baton Rouge P&DC, pending weather conditions.

Processing plan: Mailers are requested to hold their Marketing Mail shipments in place for the time being. All Marketing Mail currently in the network will be processed and delivered, pending weather conditions.

Recommendations to mailers: Mailers are asked to hold their shipments in place for the time being. Please reschedule any appointments that will be missed.

Last updated August 28, 2021, 5:00 pm ET:

Louisiana

Effective immediately, all retail and delivery operations for facilities in the 703 3-digit ZIP Code area are suspended until further notice due to Hurricane Ida.

Effective Saturday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m., all retail and delivery operations for facilities in the 700, 701 and 704 – 708 3-digit ZIP Code areas will be suspended until further notice due to Hurricane Ida.

8-28-21

Effective Sunday, Aug. 29, at 7 a.m., all operations will be temporarily suspended at the following plants:

  • New Orleans P&DC, 701 Loyola Ave., 70113
  • Lafayette P&DC, 1105 Moss St., 70501
  • Baton Rouge P&DC, 8101 Bluebonnet Blvd., 70810

Operations will resume at 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 30.

Operational changes for these plants due to Hurricane Ida:

Drop shipment hours are suspended beginning Sunday Aug. 29, 2021 at 7 a.m. and ending Monday, Aug. 30 at 7 a.m., pending weather conditions.

Processing plan: Mailers are requested to hold their Marketing Mail shipments in place for the time being. All Marketing Mail currently in the network will be processed and delivered, pending weather conditions.

Recommendations to mailers: Mailers are asked to hold their shipments in place for the time being. Please reschedule any appointments that will be missed.

8-27-21

All operations in the following Post Offices are closed until further notice due to mandatory evacuation:

  • Lafitte, 2630 Jean Lafitte Blvd, 70067-9998
  • Buras, 37823 Highway 23, 70041-5807
  • Chauvin, 5106 Highway 56, 70344-9998
  • Grand Isle, 3393 Highway 1, 70358-9998
  • Port Sulphur, 26852 Highway 23 Suite A, 70083-9998
  • Pointe A La Hache, 18039 Highway 15, 70082-3011
  • Montegut, 1225 Highway 55, 70377-9998
  • Dulac, 7661 Grand Caillou Rd, 70353-9998
  • Barataria, 4164 Privateer Blvd, 70036-9998
  • Braithwaite, 2729 English Turn Rd, 70040-9998

No drop shipments will be accepted. No alternate sites are available.

Mississippi

Last updated 9-1-21 10:00am:

The following have resumed all operations as normal:

  • All retail and delivery operations in 3-digit ZIP Codes starting with 390, 391, 392 and 396.
  • Gulfport BMEU, 10285 Corporate Dr., 39503.

Last updated 8-30-21 3pm:

All operations at the Gulfport BMEU, 10285 Corporate Dr., 39503, will resume at 3 p.m. today (Aug. 30).

Operational changes at this facility due to Hurricane Ida:

  • Processing plan: Mailers are requested to hold their Marketing Mail shipments in place for the time being. All Marketing Mail currently in the network will be processed and delivered, pending weather conditions.
  • Recommendations to mailers: Mailers are asked to hold their shipments in place for the time being. Please reschedule any appointments that will be missed.

Last updated 8-29-21 8pm:

Due to Hurricane Ida, retail and delivery operations are temporarily suspended until noon tomorrow, Monday, Aug. 30, for 3-digit ZIP Codes starting with 390, 391, 392 and 396. No drop shipments will be accepted until after noon on Monday, Aug. 30 for facilities in the 3-digit ZIP Code areas cited above. No alternate sites are available.

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