• Update: Sandbag locations across Central Florida

    By: WFTV Web Staff


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Central Florida has started to prepare for Hurricane Irma and its possible impact on the state.

    Some cities and counties have announced locations for sandbags, while others are waiting.

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    Officials with the Cocoa Police Department said the Travis Hardware Store in Cocoa has sandbags, but not sand, tarps, flashlights and other supplies. The hardware store is located at State Road 520 and Delannoy, across from Sugar Shack Donuts.


    Residents can pick up sandbags from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Edwards Field, 11 Forest Avenue. Drivers should enter from the site from the east, along North Highland Avenue and exit south onto East First Street. 

    Residents can make up to 10 bags of sand.

    Brevard County:

    The sheriff's office will begin distributing sandbags from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday until supplies are gone. 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

    Eastern Florida State College
    Palm Bay Campus
    250 Community College Parkway SE
    Palm Bay, FL

    On Saturday, Brevard County will NOT be distributing sandbags at Mitchell Ellington Park. All other locations will be distributing sandbags from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. or supplies are gone. 

    The city of Melbourne will begin distributing sandbags Friday until 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 12 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

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    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.

    Sandbags are available until 7 p.m. Saturday.


    The city of Debary will have sand and bags until 5 p.m. at City Hall, 16 Colomba Road, Debary. Residents must provide their own shovel and fill their own bags. Valid identification is required. 


    The city has opened its Citizen Information Center. Contact 386-626-7000 for volunteers who are willing ot help in cleanup efforts.

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    The city no longer has sandbags.

    Call the city of Deltona's Citizen Information Center at 386-878-8511 with storm-related questions.


    Sandbags are no longer available.

    The city has opened its Citizens Information Center to take calls at 386-424-2400.

    Flagler County: 

    Flagler County is out of sandbags.

    Holly Hill:

    The city of Holly Hill has sandbags available until 5 p.m. Wednesday at 10th Streets and Magnolia Avenue. Residents must provide their own shovel and fill their own bags. Residents can have up to 10 sandbags.


    Kissimmee residents can pick up 12 bags per household at the corner of Mabbette Street and Alaska Avenue, across from the YMCA.

    Lake County:

    Sandbags will be available at 7 a.m. Wednesday. Residents will need to bring their own shovels and fill up to 20 bags per household per 24-hour period.

    Fire Station 10
    23023 State Road 40 

    Fire Station 14 
    42700 State Road 19 

    Fire Station 39
    31431 Walton Heath Ave.

    Fire Station 110 
    6234 County Road 561 

    Solid Waste Residential Convenience Center
    1200 Jackson St.
    Lady Lake

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    Sandbags are no longer available.

    Marion County: 

    Residents can begin filling up sandbags Wednesday from 8 a.m. to dark. Shovels and up to 10 sandbags per resident will be provided free of charge.

    North Multi District Office
    8311 N. Highway 441
    Ocala, FL

    South Multi District Office
    3260 S.E. 80th Street
    Ocala, FL

    Forest District Office 
    16000 E. Highway 40
    Silver Springs, FL

    Dunnellon District Office
    19995 S.W. 86th St. Unit 3
    Dunnellon, FL

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    New Smyrna Beach:

    Residents can pick up sandbags at the New Smyrna Beach Maintenance Operations Department at 124 Industrial Park Avenue until they are gone.

    For more information, call 386-424-2212 during normal business hours.


    Sandbags will be available at 8 a.m. Wednesday at SR 40 and MLK Jr. Boulevard and another location behind the Reilly Arts Center at 598 N.E. 9th St.



    The city of Ocoee is out of its 2,000 sandbags.

    Orange City:

    Residents of Orange City can begin picking up sandbags at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Waggin' Trail Dog Park, 1201 S. Leavitt Ave. Sand and bags will be provided, but residents will need to bring their own shovel and fill their own bags. People can have up to 10 bags and must show proof of residency.

    Orange County: 

    Sandbags are no longer available.


    The city of Orlando has set up sandbag locations until 7 p.m. Saturday at city of Orlando Streets and Stormwater Division at 1010 Woods Ave.

    A spokesperson for the city said residents must arrive at one of the pickup locations by 4:45 Friday. The city has plenty of sand, but might run out of bags, so the city suggests people bring their own bags.

    You must be a city of Orlando resident to receive the sandbags.

    Due to construction on West Gore Street, residents are advised to use the following routes to access Woods Avenue:

    Coming from the West:  Take Orange Blossom Trail to Columbia Street.  Head east on Columbia until you get Woods, then take a left to head north on Woods Avenue.

    Coming from the East: Take South Westmoreland Drive to Columbia Street.  Head west on Columbia until you get Woods, then take a right to head north on Woods Avenue.

    Camping World Stadium was added Thursday as another sandbag location for city of Orlando residents. People can enter from Tampa Avenue to pick up the sandbags.

    Ormond Beach:

    Residents can pick up sandbags from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Public Works Department at 501 N. Orchard Street. Residents must use Sterthaus Drive because traffic on N. Orchard Street between Lincoln Avenue and Sterthaus Drive has been restricted.

    Residents can receive up to 10 sandbags and must provide identification.

    Osceola County: 

    Sandbags are available from 9.a m. until supplies last. Residents will need to bring their bags and shovels.

    Road & Bridge Department: 3850 Old Canoe Creek Road

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

    Poinciana Library: 101 N. Doverplum Avenue in Poinciana, 34758

    Archie Gordon Memorial Park: 420 Buenaventura Blvd. in BVL, 34743

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

    Holopaw Community Center: 8801 Community Center Road in Holopaw, 34773

    Celebration Library: 305 Campus Street Celebration, 34747


    Sandbags are available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Round Lake Park at 891 East Broadway Street. Residents can receive up to 12 bags, but should bring their own shovels.

    Palm Coast:

    All locations are self-service and residents must bring their own shovels.

    Sand is available at Palm Coast Public Works Yard, 1 Wellfield Grade, off U.S. 1 just north of Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast. 

    The city announced it was out of bags Tuesday night. Residents can still bring heavy-duty plastic bags to create their own sandbags.

    The empty sandbags can be filled at:

    Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast
    Indian Trails Sports Complex, 5455 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast

    Seminole Woods Neighborhood Park, 350 Sesame Blvd., Palm Coast

    Polk County:

    Polk County officials have announced several locations to pick up sandbags. Click here to find the list.

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    Ponce Inlet:

    Residents can pick up sandbags at Ponce Inlet Fire Station 4680 S. Peninsula Drive, as well as the Ponce Inlet Community Center at 4670 S. Peninsula Drive.

    Residents must bring their own shovel and fill their own bags.

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    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.

    Seminole County:

    Sandbag distribution for Tuesday, 9/12 will be 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    SC East Public Works
    1630 N. County Road 426

    Sanlando Park
    401 W. Highland St.
    Altamonte Springs

    St. Cloud:

    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.

    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.


    Sandbags for Titusville residents who show proof of residency will be available at 101 N. Singleton Ave. There is a maximum of 10 sandbags per citizen. People are responsible for filling their own sandbags.



    Winter Park:

    The city of Winter Park is out of sandbags. More than 16,000 sandbags were distributed the past two days.

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    This story will be updated when more locations and information are announced.


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