Tropical Storm Beta: Where Corpus Christi-area residents can pick up sand bags

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The city of Corpus Christi will offer free sand bags for pickup ahead of Tropical Storm Beta on Saturday.

The sand bag distribution will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bill Witt Park, 6869 Yorktown Blvd. and the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station, Highway 286 and Ayers St.

Residents will received a maximum of 10 sandbags per vehicle, according to a news release sent by the city.

 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, drivers and passengers should  wear face masks and remain inside their vehicles while they are being loaded, the release states.

For more information, contact the City’s Call Center at 361-826-CITY (2489).

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Other sandbag distributions in the Corpus Christi-area:

Kleberg County: The City of Kingsville will offer self-serve sand and sand bag distribution from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on 1300 E. Corral Ave. A limit of nine sandbags will be allowed per household. Proof of residency is required. 

Residents must bring their own trash bags and shovel for self-serve, according to a news release sent by the city.


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