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Self-serve sandbag locations available ahead of tropical weather

Updated: Aug. 23, 2020 at 9:43 AM CDT
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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - In preparation for the possible tropical weather, self-serve sandbag locations are available.

The sites are active and ready to serve and the sites will have sand and bags. Also, those wishing to use the service must provide shovels and fill their own bags.

HARRISON COUNTY SAND BAG LOCATIONS
Harrison County Road Department
10076 Lorraine Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
Long Beach Work Center
605 North Seal Avenue
Long Beach, MS 39560
Long Beach Harbor
720 S Cleveland Avenue
Long Beach, MS 39560
Lyman Work Center
15001 County Farm Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
Orange Grove Work Center
8300 34th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
Courthouse Road Pier
135 Courthouse Road
Gulfport, MS 39507
D’Iberville Work Center
10085 1st Avenue
D’Iberville, MS 39540
Woolmarket Work Center
16395 Old Woolmarket Road
Biloxi, MS 39532

The City of Gulfport also offered additional self-serve locations with the help of the Public Works Department at the following locations:

  • Orange Grove Community Center on Dedeaux Road
  • Gulfport Fire Staton on 42nd Avenue
  • Intersection of Hewes Avenue and Glover Street

Staff members will be on-site from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. for those who need assistance.

Jackson County will also offer 10 self-serve sandbag locations beginning Saturday, Aug. 22, at 10 a.m.

Jackson County will also offer 10 self-serve sandbag locations beginning Saturday, Aug. 22, at...
Jackson County will also offer 10 self-serve sandbag locations beginning Saturday, Aug. 22, at 10 a.m.(Jackson County Board of Supervisors)
HANCOCK COUNTY SANDBAG LOCATIONS
HANCOCK COUNTY HORSE ARENA
4184 KILN/DELISLE ROAD
Kiln, MS 39556
OLD HANCOCK COUNTY COMPLEX
3068 LONGFELLOW DRIVE
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
LAKESHORE COMMUNITY CENTER
6440 LOWER BAY ROAD
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
BAYSIDE FORE DEPARTMENT
6215 WEST HINDS STREET
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
WEST HANCOCK FIRE DEPARTMENT
16006 WASHINGTON STREET
Pearlington, MS 39572
DIAMONDHEAD CITY HALL
5000 DIAMONDHEAD CIRCLE
Diamondhead, MS 39525

The City of Picayune will be issue sandbags to city residents on Sunday, Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 309 Stephens Street. There will be a 10-bag limit per household, and personnel will be available to assist loading.

  • Self-serve bagging facilities will also be set up at:
  • Leola Jordan Park at 903 E. Canal Street
  • First Pentecostal Church at 123 Kendrick Lane
  • J P Johnson Park at 403 Rosa Street
  • Mildred Mitchell Park at 1901 Daniels Road
  • Vacant lot on Pinewood Drive

Picayune Fire Department and Public Works personnel will deliver sandbags to elderly and handicap shut-ins only. Call 601-799-0602 or “311” from 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or call the Picayune Police Department after hours at 601-798-7411.

Additional sites may be added as needed.

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