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UPDATE: Energy Center Post Office To Reopen Friday (Jan. 3, 2020)

Dec 30, 2019 09:13AM ● By News Desk
Update -- Energy Center Post Office to Resume Operations on Friday, January 3

On Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, full operations are expected to resume at the Energy Center Post Office in Lafayette.  The U.S. Postal Service previously suspended operations temporarily at the Energy Center Post Office, due to a plane crash near the facility.  Customers are able to access the parking lot, retail area, P.O. Box section, and any public space at the Post Office.  We appreciate the patience of our customers during this time

Energy Center
LAFAYETTE, LA 70508-4223
Retail Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Sat./Sun. Closed

Original Article:
(Lafayette, LA) The U.S. Postal Service has temporarily suspended operations at the Energy Center Post Office*, located at 455 Feu Follet Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508 following Saturday's deadly plane crash that occurred on their facility.   

In a statement released by USPS officials, "There is no disruption to post office delivery..., and currently, there is no timeline for resumption of operations at the Energy Center Post Office." 

Energy Center customers and P.O. Box customers may pick up their mail and conduct retail transactions at the Bertrand Post Office, 1830 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette, LA 70506. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Customers may call 1-800-ASK-USPS or go to the Postal Service’s website to get the location of additional nearby Post Offices and approved postal retail service providers. 

As this is an ongoing story, we will provide updates as they become available.

Photos of the Energy Center Post Office after a twin engine plane crashed into its parking lot Saturday, December 28, 2019, killing 5 of 6 passengers and sending 3 bystanders to local hospitals, including 1 Post Office employee. 

Photo by: Flint Zerangue, Parish News