Below is a communication from Averitt regarding Hurricane Laura:



NOTICE: As the storm passes onto the mainland, Averitt will be working to begin providing service to open areas that had been previously closed. If you have specific needs, please call 1-800-AVERITT (800-283-7488) to let us know.

Due to extreme weather and mandatory evacuations along the Gulf Coast, we are taking operational precautions for the safety of our personnel and customers. We will continue to monitor the path of Hurricane Laura and provide updates on facility closings and service suspensions in impacted areas and areas of potential impact.

The following facilities are currently providing limited service to certain areas:

  • Little Rock, AR: OPEN, with limited operations
  • New Orleans, LA: OPEN, with limited operations
  • Tyler, TX: OPEN, with limited operations
  • Houston, TX service center: OPEN, with limited operations

Additionally, operations may become limited or suspended in other service areas throughout the region, including:

  • Baton Rouge, LA: CLOSED
  • Shreveport, LA: CLOSED
  • Beaumont, TX: CLOSED
  • Houston, TX port facility: CLOSED

For the most current weather-related updates within our network, please visit our weather updates page on