EBR, Ascension parishes agree to share cost of clearing Bayou Manchac

Residents survey the flood water on Old Jefferson Highway at Bayou Manchac in Prairieville onTuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes have reached an agreement to share the expenses of clearing and snagging Bayou Manchac, a key drainage basin for both parishes.

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