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Sandbags Available In Edinburg

GI9A9143-smEdinburg, Texas (Aug. 24, 2017) – The City of Edinburg is making sandbags available to residents and businesses.  City crews have set up sandbag operations at three locations.

    • City of Edinburg Service Center located at 1201 N. Doolittle Road.
    • Freddy Gonzalez Park located at 1401 S. 18th Avenue.
    • HIDCO Elections Administration-Annex Building 317 N. Closner Boulevard.

Residents are allowed three bags and businesses five.  The City will provide the sand and shovels however residents will have to fill their own bags.  Assistance will be provided to the elderly and disabled.  Those that need more than the allotted number of bags can bring their own to fill.

Residents must present their driver license as proof of residency and businesses must show letterhead or a business card as proof of business affiliation.

Sand bag operations will run today from 8 a.m. through 7 p.m.