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Valley Cities Open Sandbags Distribution Sites Ahead of Possible Severe Weather

2 years 3 weeks 2 days ago Tuesday, September 03 2019 Sep 3, 2019 September 03, 2019 11:37 AM September 03, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – With a tropical depression formed in the Gulf, some Rio Grande Valley cities are announcing sandbag distribution sites.

The following have announced locations for either Tuesday, Sept. 3 or Wednesday, Sept. 4.

Brownsville
Sept. 4
Cameron County Pct 1
2050 S. Browne Avenue
8 a.m.
Limit 6 bags per household; 6 bags per business

Edcouch
Sept. 3
Edcouch Shop on 1015
Until 5:30 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 4 bags per household

Edinburg
Sept. 3
Service Center
1201 N. Doolittle Road
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 6 bags per household; 8 bags per business

Hidalgo County Pct 4
Sept. 3 & 4
M Road Storage Facility
1124 N. M Road
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 6 bag per car

Harlingen
Sept. 3 & 4
Harlingen City Public Works
404 S. 54th Street
Until 5 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)

La Feria
Sept. 4
Cameron County Pct 4
26641 White Ranch Road
8 a.m.
Limit 6 bags per household; 6 bags per business

McAllen
Sept. 3
McAllen Public Works
4201 N. Bentsen Road
Self-service (Shovels are available, but it helps to take your own shovel)
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 5 bags per household; 10 bags per business

Mercedes
Sept. 3 & 4
Hidalgo County Pct 1
Sunrise Hill Park
Mile 11 N & Mile 1 ½ W
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Limit 6 bags per car

Mission
Sept. 3
Fireman's Park
Corner of Canal & Business 83
Self-service (Take your own shovel)
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 6 bags per household; 10 bags per business

Hidalgo County Pct 3
Sept. 3 & 4
Mile 7 & La Homa
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Limit 6 bags per car

Hidalgo County Pct 3
Sept. 3
2401 N. Moorefield Road
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Limit 6 bags per car

Olmito
Sept. 4
Cameron County Pct 2
7092 Old Alice Road
8 a.m.
Limit 6 bags per household; 6 bags per business

Palmview
Sept. 3
Palmview City Park
613 Palmview Commercial Drive
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)

Peñitas
Sept. 3
Peñitas Fire Station
1320 S. Main Street
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 4 bags per person

Pharr
Sept. 4

Pharr Event Center
3000 N. Cage Blvd

Pharr Public Utilities
801 E. Sam Houston Blvd

Pharr Development and Research Center
850 W. Dicker Road

11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 6 bags per household; 12 bags per business

Primera
Sept. 4
Primera City Hall
22893 Stuart Place Road
After 9 a.m.
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)

San Benito
Sept. 4
Cameron County Pct 3
FM 510 & San Jose Ranch Road
8 a.m.
Limit 6 bags per household; 6 bags per business

Weslaco
Sept. 3
Mayor Pablo Pena Park
300 N. Airport Drive
Self-service (Take your own shovel)
Must show proof of residency (Ex: driver’s license, utility bill)
Limit 6 bags per household, 12 per business 

We’ll update this story as local municipalities announce locations.

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