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Sandbag filling service to be available this week

Posted: 1:18 PM, Sep 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-11 14:18:29-04

The city of Corpus Christi is expanding its free, sandbag filling service this week.

According to the city, the self-served sandbag distribution system will be available at the J.C. Elliott Collection Center on September 12 through 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The city says residents will be allowed to fill six, 40 pound sandbags per vehicle.

The sandbag Saturday event scheduled for September 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  will go as planned. Ay changes to the schedule will be posted at www.cctexas.com/sandbagsaturdays .

The city recommends residents bring gloves and someone to help load the bags.