Tropical Storm Beta: City runs out of sand bags at Bill Witt Park

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Bill Witt Park on Yorktown Boulevard has officially run out of sand bags to distribute to the public ahead of Tropical Storm Beta.

The city of Corpus Christi is offering free sand bags for pickup on Saturday.

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

Residents will receive 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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