Sandbags being made available as Southeast Texas residents prep for a stormy weekend

BEAUMONT - Sandbags are available to Southeast Texan.

They are available on a county-by-county basis for residents concerned about potential flooding.

More locations for sandbags will be posted as we receive confirmed information about them.

JEFFERSON COUNTY:
Sandbags  at county barns available for residents of UNINCORPORATED areas of the county. City residents of Beaumont, Nederland, Port Neches, Groves, Port Arthur, etc., should check with their city for availability. All are advised to bring their own shovels. 

  • Precinct 1 Barn - 20205 Hwy 90, China
  • Precinct 2 Barn - 7759 Viterbo Rd, Nederland
  • Precinct 3 Barn - 5700 Jade at Hwy 73, Port Arthur
  • Precinct 3 Barn - Hwy 124, Hamshire
  • Precinct 4 Barn - 7780 Boyt Rd., Beaumont.

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HARDIN COUNTY:
You must bring your own shovel. We will update as we receive confirmed information.

  • Precinct 1 Road & Bridge - 1290 Hwy 327 West, Silsbee
  • Precinct 2 Road & Bridge - 1315 N Pine, Kountze
  • Precinct 3 Road & Bridge - 13745 FM 787, Saratoga 
  • Precinct 4 Road & Bridge - 100 Southland, Lumberton
  • Hardin County ESD 2 Fire Station - 8890 Keith Rd, Lumberton
  • Hardin County ESD 5 Fire Station - 333 Commercial Dr; Sour Lake
  • Hardin County ESD 6 Fire Station - 490 Payne Rd, Silsbee
  • NEW AS OF FRIDAY: 610 Herring Street in Sour Lake

ORANGE COUNTY: 
Residents are welcome to bag the sand to use to protect their homes from rising water. You must bring your own shovel. We will update as we receive confirmed information.

  • Precinct 1 Road & Bridge Barn - North Hwy 87 at North Teal, Orange
    If out after 3:30 pm, won't be replenished until next morning, this location only
  • Precinct 2 Road & Bridge Barn - 2600 Lawrence Road, Orange
    Mon - Fri 7:00 am – 3:30 pm only
  • Precinct 2 Commissioner Office - 11867 Hwy 62 North, Orange
  • Precinct 3 Maintenance Barn - 2502 West Roundbunch, Bridge City
  • Precinct 4 Maintenance Barn - 375 Claiborne Street, Vidor
  • Bridge City Sewer Plant - 297 Bower, Bridge City
    Bridge City residents only 8:00 am - 5:00 pm only

JASPER COUNTY:
You must fill the bags yourself. We will update as we receive confirmed information.

  • Precinct 1 - 63 West at County Road 80, turn on 80 and third address on the left.
  • Precinct 2 - Waiting on confirmation for location
  • Precinct 3 Barn - Kirbyville Air Port , FM 82 at County Road 411
  • Precinct 4 Barn - 15205  Hwy 1004 West, Buna

TYLER COUNTY:
Sandbags are available at all Tyler County volunteer fire departments.
-- Shady Grove Fire Department
636 CR 2050
Woodville, Texas 75979
-- Warren Fire Department
221 CR 1550
Warren, Texas 77664
-- Fred Fire Department
20707 Hwy 92 South
Fred, Texas 77616
-- Woodville Fire Department
213 Walt Davis Drive
Woodville, Texas 75979
-- Colmesneil Fire Department
305 N. Wheeler
Colmesneil, Texas 75938
-- Ivanhoe Fire Department
130 Friar Tuck Drive N.
Woodville, Texas 75979
-- Dam B Fire Department
2899 FM 92 South
Woodville, Texas 75979
-- Spurger Fire Department
111 CR 4433
Spurger, Texas 77660

 

AREA CITIES

CITY OF BEAUMONT:
The City of Beaumont is providing sandbags to City residents: 

Saturday, 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Sunday, 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Monday, 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM
There will be a maximum number of 16 sandbags per vehicle. They are available at the Public Works location at 2610 Concord.
 
Sandbags are also available for people OUTSIDE the city limits, at the following Jefferson County Precincts.
Precinct #1 – 20205 Hwy 90, China
Precinct #2 – 7759 Viterbo Rd, Nederland
Precinct #3 – Jade & Hwy 73, Port Arthur
Precinct #3 – Hwy 124, Hampshire
Precinct #4 – 7780 Boyt Rd, Beaumont

CITY OF BRIDGE CITY:

The City of Bridge City will have sand bags at the Bridge City Sewer Plant located at 297 Bower between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. only.  This is for Bridge City residents only.

CITY OF NEDERLAND:
Resuming at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, the City of Nederland will have sandbags available in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey’s rainfall. Nederland residents can pick up free sandbags at the Nederland Service Center (515 Hardy Avenue); residency will be confirmed with either a driver’s license or a utility bill. Nederland residents will be provided up to 8 sandbags per vehicle. Residents must bring a shovel to fill their sandbags. If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (409) 723-1503.

CITY OF PORT ORANGE:
The City of Orange has opened a sandbag station at Memorial Field located on Eddleman Drive near Meeks Drive. Sand and bags are being provided, however, residents will need to bring their own shovels.

CITY OF PORT ARTHUR:
The City of Port Arthur is providing sand bags at the Civic Center.  Those getting sand bags will have to bring their own shovel.

CITY OF VIDOR:

  • The City of Vidor will have sand bags available across from the animal shelter at 160 Watts Streets
  • Cogbill Construction 2325 South Main Street in Vidor. Friday 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. (or until supply runs out.)

CITY OF WEST ORANGE:
The City of West Orange Wesco Little League Park, corner of Burnett & Newton Streets.  Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.. West Orange Residents only.

 

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