No change to garbage and recycling services on Mardi Gras Day in Lafayette


The Lafayette Consolidated Government has announced that there will be no changes to the residential waste collection schedule due to the Mardi Gras holiday in Lafayette Parish.

Republic Services will run their regular residential garbage and recycling collection routes on Mardi Gras day, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, LCG announced.

There will be no changes for residential service in Lafayette Parish the entire week of the Mardi Gras holiday and Tuesday garbage and recycling customers should place their waste containers at the curb on Monday evening for collection on Tuesday.

The Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Compost Facility at 400 Dugas Rd., located off N. University Ave., will be closed on Tuesday in observation of the Mardi Gras holiday. The facility will reopen at 7 a.m. on Wednesday. 




Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Department of Public Works Transit Division reminds transit system riders that due to the official Mardi Gras holiday on March 5, 2019, Lafayette Transit System (LTS) will not provide service; including Daytime, Night Owl, and Para-transit. However, Para-transit service approved riders will be able to schedule rides. The Transit Business Offices will also be closed on March 5 in observance of the Mardi Gras holiday.


Regular scheduled transit services will resume on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.


The LTS employees wish everyone a safe and happy Mardi Gras!


For information on Lafayette Transit Service, including all rates, routes for day and night-time service, Para-transit service and more, visit

Original Source


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.