Valley sandbag locations

Valley sandbag locations
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POSTED: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 10:09am

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 11:25am

ALAMO
Please go by city hall to pick up a voucher. You will need proof of residency. The sandbag distribution will be at the Service Center on 803 South Tower Road.

Residence must fill bags themselves.


BROWNSVILLE
All persons must show proof of Brownsville residency. Bags will be provided. You must take your own shovel.

• City of Brownsville Public Works Department (6035 Coffeeport Road) - Filled bags 8 per resident if available; Self-filled bags 20 per resident

The locations below are self-fill only which will operate Monday 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. weather permitting:

• Besteiro Middle School(6280 Southmost Rd.) - 20 bags per resident
• Vela Middle School (4905 Paredes Line Rd.) - 20 bags per resident


CAMERON COUNTY

• Precinct1 & 2
3243 E. 14th Street - Brownsville
(956) 574-8174

• Precinct 3
FM 510 and San Jose Ranch Rd. - San Benito
(956) 361-8222

• Precinct 4
201 N. T St. - Harlingen
(956) 423-1878


DONNA
The city of Donna will be distributing bags at City Shop 1304 Silver Ave. Six sandbags per residence. Ten sandbags per business.

Water bill (proof of residence) must be provided to get sandbags.


EDINBURG
The city of Edinburg:

• Edinburg Service Center (1201 N. Doolittle Road)
• Northeast Part of Courthouse square (In conjunction with the County of Hidalgo)

Six bags per person. Public will have to fill them. There will be assistance for the elderly. They may fill up to four more bags if they bring their own bags. EDINBURG RESIDENTS ONLY.


HARLINGEN
Harlingen residents can get sandbags at two locations:

• Public Works Department 404 South 54th Street.
• Victor Park off Expressway 83 near M Street, residents must bring their own shovels.

Bring your driver's license and a water bill for proof of residency. Limit six per household and 12 per business.


HIDALGO COUNTY PRECINCT 1
Distribution at Sunrise Hill Park on Mile 11 in Weslaco. You will need to fill the bags yourself. Shovels, sand, and bags will be provided. There will be a six to eight bag limit per family.


HIDALGO COUNTY PRECINCT 2
County resident may obtain six to seven sandbags per household with proof of address, which can be a water bill or a driver's license. Residents need to come prepared to help shovel sand. Assistance will be available those who are unable to complete the physical task.

• Alamo Multipurpose Center 1429 S. Tower Rd.
• North San Juan Multipurpose Center 509 E. Earling (Nolana & Raul Longoria)
• L.J. Park ¼ mile east of Tower on Owassa. South on Teresa Barrera St.


HIDALGO COUNTY PRECINCT 3
County resident may obtain six to seven sandbags per household with proof of address, which can be a water bill or a driver's license. Residents need to come prepared to help shovel sand. Assistance will be available those who are unable to complete the physical task.

• 1 ¼ Moorefield Road from FM 495 on the west side
• Old Central Fire Station, Mission (Madero)
• La Joya City Hall, La Joya (Havana)
• Alton Fire Department & Public Works Department@ 205 N. Main Sullivan City, City Hall (Cuevitas, Los Ebanos)
• Granjeno City Hall
• Palmview City Hall
• Penitas City Hall
• Palmhurst: Faith Baptist Church, 4301 North Shary Rd.


HIDALGO COUNTY PRECINCT 4
County resident may obtain six to seven sandbags per household with proof of address, which can be a water bill or a driver's license. Residents need to come prepared to help shovel sand. Assistance will be available those who are unable to complete the physical task.

• Doolittle Rd East of E.E. Sanders Fire Training Field
• North Side of New Administration Building
• Northeast corner of the square by the Museum


LASARA
Location: Lasara Community Center, Number of bags: Five per household, For more information call: (956) 642-5100


LYFORD
Location: Lyford City Hall & Lyford Fire Department, Number of bags: Five per household, Identification: Water bill or other proof of residency
For more information call: City Hall (956) 347-3512


MCALLEN
Sandbags available at Old Civic Center (10th Street & Expressway 83) and the old Wal-Mart building (23rd Street & Nolana). Bring proof of residency. Six bags per household. Distribution continues through midnight Monday and Tuesday.


MERCEDES
Sandbags issued at the Mercedes Public Works building located at 105 N. Ohio Ave. Must show proof of residency. Residents will fill bags themselves. For information concerning this issue contact city hall at 565-3114 ext. 120 or public works at 565-6147.

MISSION
Two sandbag locations:
Bannworth Park on Shary Road and Lions Park on Kika De La Garza Loop. Residents will fill bags themselves. Pre-filled bags will be at the Old Central Fire Station (across Mission Post Office), 500 E. Tom Landry. 6 bags per residence. 10 for commercial. Must show proof of residency, preferably water or light bill with ID.

PALMVIEW
Distribution of  sandbags at Palmview City Hall. Must provide utility bill and driver's license. Limit six sandbags per household.


PHARR

• Northside: A
Convention Center
3000 N. Cage Blvd. (US 281)

• Central (1) B
PSJA Bear Stadium
700 Blk. Of E. Kelly St. (Kelly/Gumwood)

• Central (2) C
Pepe Salinas Civic Center
1011 W. Kelly St.

• Southside: D
Jones Box Park (Parking Lot)
1201 Rosa Lane (south of Dicker Road)


PORT ISABEL
Sandbags are available at the Port Isabel Public Works Department (110 W. Hickman St.). Five bags per household or business. First come, first served basis only.


PORT MANSFIELD
Location: Port Mansfield District Barn behind Church, Number of bags: Five per household. For more information call: (956) 944-2325


PRIMERA
Sandbags will be distributed at 16466 W. Railroad (the city's maintenance shop next to the elevated tower off of Stuart Place Road). Limit six bags per household. Able-bodied persons are expected to fill their own bags. Copy of water bill required.


RANCHO VIEJO
The town of Rancho Viejo issues sandbags at the town hall . Seven sandbags per household. Please bring proof of residency and a shovel.

RAYMONDVILLE
Location: City parking lots on the west side of City Hall along the railroad tracks, Number of bags: Five per household, Identification: Water bill or other proof of residency. For more information call: City Hall (956) 689-2443

RIO GRANDE CITY
The Public Works Department has made sand and bags available to residents at the water tower site on Eisenhower Street between San Antonio and Fairgrounds Road. Residents must come prepare to fill their own bags and must also bring a utility bill and picture ID to indicate residency.

SAN BENITO
Proof of residency will be required for sandbag recipients. Limit of five bags per person. Limited number of prepared bags available for the elderly and disabled. All others must fill their own sandbags.

• City Shop (225 W. Stenger)
• Newman Building (at the South Texas Youth Stock Show Grounds on FM 510)

Residents and business owners desiring more than five complementary bags may bring their additional bags to either of the sandbag distribution points.

SAN JUAN
The city of San Juan distributes sandbags at the city’s Recycling Center located at 1st Street and Oblate. Limit of four bags per resident and six per business. Must have proof of residence (utility bill or picture ID).


SAN PERLITA
Location: San Perlita Fire Department, Number of bags: Five per household, Identification: Water bill or other proof of residency


SANTA MONICA
Location: Fred Garcia Residence, Number of bags: Five (5) per household. For more information call: (956) 689-3393


SEBASTIAN
Location: Sebastian Municipal Utility District (MUD) 325 N. 2nd, Sebastian, TX, Number of bags: Five per household. For more information call: Sebastian MUD (956) 347-3036


WESLACO
Residents can pick up sandbags at the city park off of Airport Drive. Proof of residency required. Sandbags also available at Harlon Block Sports Complex on 18th Street. Proof of residency required.

WILLACY COUNTY
Locations:

• Precinct No.1 Barn - 2 miles east on Hwy 186
• Precinct No. 2 Barn - 7 miles east of Expressway 77on Hwy 186
• Precinct No. 3 Barn - Business 77 next to Housing Authority
Number of bags: Five per household. For more information call: (956) 689-4214 or (956) 689-3393

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