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Posted: September 06, 2017

Preparing for Irma: Sandbag locations across central florida


By Tony Marino

Orlando, Fla.  —

Hurricane preparation is in full swing across Central Florida as residents brace for the impact of Irma.  

Most counties and cities have now announced locations for sandbag distribution.  

Let's start out in Orlando, Thursday, September 7 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday, September 8 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.  

The sandbag location will be the City of Orlando Streets and Stormwater division on 1010 Woods Avenue. Residents must show proof of residence and will be given 10 bags per address.  

Winter Park: 

Residents can pick up sandbags through 4 p.m. at the Public Works Compound at 1409 Howell Branch Road. Residents can have up to 8 sandbags and show proof of residency.  

Residents have been asked to enter the compound at the east gate closest to Fire Station 64 and drive straight through to Building 12.  

Orange County

Sandbags will be available for residents beginning Thursday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or until supplies last.

Bithlo: 18753 Old Cheney Highway 407-568-9893

Goldenrod: 2530 N. Forsyth Road 407-671-2696

John Young: 4200 S. John Young Parkway 407-836-7728

Taft: 11442 Intermodal Wy 407-836-7813

West Orange: 644 Beulah Road 407-656-6655

Zellwood: 3400 Golden Gem Road 407-880-3754

Osceola County: 

Sandbags are available from noon to 7 p.m.  

Road & Bridge Department 3850 Old Canoe Creek Road Saint Cloud, 34769  

Road & Bridge Department 1698 S. Hoagland Boulevard Kissimmee, 34741  

Poinciana Library 101 N. Doverplum Avenue Poinciana, 34758 

Osceola Heritage Park 1 Heritage Park Way Kissimmee, 34744  

Archie Gordon Memorial Park (BVL) 420 Buenaventura Boulevard Kissimmee, 34743  

Kenansville Community Center 1178 S. Canoe Creek Road Kenansville, 34739  

Holopaw Community Center 8801 Community Center Road Holopaw, 34773  

Celebration Library 305 Campus Street Celebration 34747  

St. Cloud residents can pick up 15 bags per household at O.P. Johnson Park at 324 Georgia Ave. Residents must bring their own shovels  

Seminole County:  

Sports Complex Overflow Parking 

3450 E. Lake Mary Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773 

Starting 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday 

Bring your own shovel 

May fill up to 15 bags  

St Johns Parkway 

2808 St. Johns Parkway, Sanford, FL 32771 

Starting 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday 

Bring your own shovel 

May fill up to 15 bags  

Sanlando Park 

401 W. Highland St., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 

Starting 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Thursday 

Bring your own shovel 

May fill up to 15 bags 

 

Eastmonte Park Overflow Parking Lot 

830 Magnolia Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 

Times have not been determined yet 

Bring your own shovel 

 

Westmonte Park 

624 Bills Lane, Altamonte Springs, FL 

Times have not been determined yet 

Bring your own shovel 

 

Casselberry 

115 Wilshire Blvd., Fern Park, FL 

Times have not been determined yet 

Bring your own shovel 

May fill up to 10 bags 

 

Lake Mary 

550 Rantoul Lane, Lake Mary, FL 

7:30 - 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. 

 

Longwood 

Public Works Facility 

907 E. State Road 434, Longwood 

Times have not been determined yet 

Only available for Longwood residents (ID required) 

May fill up to 10 bags 

 

Oviedo 

1655 Evans St., Oviedo 

Times have not been determined yet 

Bring your own shovel 

May fill up to 12 bags 

 

Sanford 

Public Works Complex 

800 W. Fulton St., Sanford, FL 

Starting 7 a.m. Wednesday - Open 24 hours 

Bring your own shovel 

Brevard County 

The sheriff's office will begin distributing sandbags from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Inmates will fill the sandbags for people at four locations:

Chain of Lakes Park
2300 Truman Scarborough Way
Titusville, FL

Mitchell Ellington Park
575 Hall Road
Merritt Island, FL

Calvary Chapel Church
2852 Fellowship Place
Viera, FL

Max K. Rodes Park
3410 Flanagan Ave.
West Melbourne, FL

The city of Melbourne will begin distributing sandbags Thurs. and Fri. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents can receive up to 10 sandbags and must show proof of residency.

Club 52/Greyhound Park
1100 N. Wickham Rd.
Melbourne, FL

Volusia County 

South Daytona: 

The city will have sand and bags available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at Piggotte Community Center at 504 Big Tree Road. Residents may use shovels provided or supply their own. There is a limit of 25 bags per resident.  

Daytona Beach: 

The City of Daytona Beach has sandbags available at the Public Works facility, 950 Bellevue Ave., Daytona Beach, as well as the parking lot on the southeast corner of Orange Avenue and Jean Street. There is a limit of 10 bags per vehicle.  

Residents have been asked to bring their own heavy-duty trash bags and shovels.  

DeLand: 

Sandbags are available Thursday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the parking lot south of Melching Field and along Hubbard Avenue. Residents can receive up to 5 sandbags.  

Port Orange: 

Sandbags are available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at Southwinds Soccer Complex, 1200 Richel Drive, Spruce Creek Ballfield, 481 Central Park Boulevard and Coraci Park at 5200 Coraci Boulevard.


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