LIST: Lowcountry governments distributing sandbags for Dorian preparation

(source: Live 5 News)
(source: Live 5 News)
Updated: Sep. 4, 2019 at 3:54 AM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -Town, city and county governments are laying out plans to distribute sandbags to residents who wish to fortify their home from potential rainwater.

Berkeley County has delivered more than 49,250 sandbags and more than 1,260 tons of sand to 26 locations. The latest on sandbag distribution list and evacuation zones can be found through this interactive map.

Sandbag operations will end at 3:00 PM, Tuesday. What that means is sand may still be available, but the public works and public safety crews with the sandbags will not be at the sites to assist. Residents will still have access to the sand at each site, but they will need to bring their own bags after 3:00 PM.

  • Gahagan Park184 W. Boundary St.Summerville, SC 29483
  • Oakbrook Middle School286 Old Fort Dr.Ladson, SC 29456
  • Dubose Middle School1005 Dubose School Road Summerville, SC 29483
  • Dorchester County Courthouse5200 E. Jim Bilton Blvd. St. George, SC 29477
  • Ridgeville Town Hall105 School St.Ridgeville, SC 29472
  • Harleyville Town Hall122 W. Main St.Harleyville, SC 29448

Residents are to bring their own shovels and fill their own bags, and there is a limit of 12 bags per household. Residents should bring a state-issued ID or military ID for proof of Dorchester County residency

Georgetown County has added sandbag distribution hours for Wednesday. Sandbags are limited to 10 per person. Distribution will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following locations:

· North Santee Park, 1577 Mt. Zion Ave, Georgetown

· Plantersville Park, 180 Jackson Village Rd., Georgetown

· Waccamaw Middle School, 247 Wildcat Way, Pawleys Island

· Wachesaw Park, 3950 Old Kings Hwy., Murrells Inlet

Sandbags will be limited to 10 per person.

More sand has been delivered to the large Municipal Parking Lot on Pavilion Drive. Sandbags available for pick up at the Public Safety Building, 30 JC Long Blvd.

As of Tuesday at 4 p.m., the Jones center is the last place for sand.

  • R.L. Jones Recreational Complex – 391 Egypt Rd

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