ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – Beginning Wednesday, August 31, 2016, the Alachua County Public Works Department will set up a sandbag location at the roadside park, located at 11855 NW US HWY 441, Gainesville. The roadside park is located on the east side of US 441, five miles north of the Highway Patrol Station.
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Sandbags are available for residents of Alachua County, with a limit to 10 bags per resident. Bags and sand will be provided. Residents should bring a shovel, as they will be responsible for filling the bags. Bags will be available between 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
View information on the proper placement of sandbags.
Alachua County encourages everyone to have a basic disaster supply kit, and to check the kit for readiness.
View a checklist of items that should be included in this kit.
Residents are also encouraged to stay informed about major storm conditions by following Alachua County on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribing to the County’s press releases.
For more information about sandbags, contact the Alachua County Public Works Department at 352-374-5245.