Cameron County To Begin Immediate Distribution of Sandbags

CAMERON COUNTY, Texas - Cameron County will begin to distribute sandbags immediately for its residents until 8:00 p.m. tonight.

The distribution will be at precinct barns in Brownsville, San Benito, and Harlingen. Six sandbags per vehicle will be allowed.

Earlier in the week County Judge Trevino instructed county public works crews to take all the necessary precautions in preparation for this storm. In addition to filling sandbags, crews will be positioning heavy equipment and water pumps in low lying areas of Cameron County.

Once again residents will be allowed only 6 sandbags per family. Businesses will be allowed 6 sandbags.

Here are the distribution locations:

Precinct 1 & 2: 3243 East 14th Street in Brownsville

Precinct 3:        FM 510 and San Jose Ranch Road in San Benito

Precinct 4:        201 North T Street in Harlingen

SHOVEL YOUR OWN SANDBAG LOCATIONS:

  • Precinct 1 - Oklahoma Street Public Works Yard (between Boca Chica Blvd and FM 511)
  • Precinct 2 - Carrizales-Rucker Yard (Old Alice and Naranjo Road)

 

 


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