Sandbags available this week across the region

Published 5:14 pm Sunday, September 20, 2020

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NEDERLAND — In anticipation of Tropical Storm Beta, the city of Nederland will have sandbags available starting at 10 a.m. Monday.

The sandbags will be available at 2301 Ave. H, Doornbos Park.

Ten bags per vehicle or address is the limit.

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Residency will be confirmed.

Residents must bring a shovel.

Port Arthur

Residents may fill up sandbags Monday at the Port Arthur Pavilion, the Bob Bowers Civic Center and in Port Arthur.

Residents are asked to bring their own shovels.


The City of Beaumont will have self-serve sandbag locations Monday from 1 to 6 p.m.

Please be patient and pay attention to signs and barricades. These locations are for Beaumont residents only and each household is restricted to 12 bags. The bags are heavy once they are filled and you will have to load them yourself.

To avoid long lines and heated tempers, try to find local businesses that sell sandbags that are already filled and may help you load them.

Beaumont Municipal Athletic Complex (6455 College St.) – One way in and one way out. Enter from College Street side, exit Langham Street side.

Jaguar Stadium (formerly Babe Zaharias Memorial Stadium) 2445 Concord- One way in – enter from the service road and load on the St. Helena side of the stadium.