Self Service Sandbags Available for Citizens in St. Mary's & Calvert Counties

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – Self-service sandbags will be available Friday, October 9, 2020, for citizens wishing to prepare for possible flooding conditions due to Hurricane Delta.

Sandbags will be available Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following convenience center locations:

  • Charlotte Hall – 37766 New Market Turner Road
  • Oakville – 26630 North Sandgates Road
  • Clements – 24547 Horseshoe Road
  • St. Andrews – 44595 St. Andrews Church Road
  • Valley Lee – 45350 Happyland Road
  • Ridge – 13939 Point Lookout Road

Sandbags are not pre-filled and are limited to between 10 and 25 sandbags per person while supplies last.

For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works & Transportation at 301-475-4200, ext. 3527.


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Due to predicted heavy rainfall and possible flooding conditions resulting from Hurricane Delta, sand and sandbags are available for Calvert County residents who need them to protect property. Sandbags are available today, Oct. 9:

Stafford Road Salt Dome, 335 Stafford Road, Barstow until 7 p.m.
Appeal Salt Dome, 401 Sweetwater Road, Lusby from 3:30-7 p.m.
Mt. Hope Salt Dome, 92 Pushaw Station Road, Sunderland from 3:30-7 p.m.

Sandbags will be available at all three locations Saturday, Oct. 10, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
County staff will be available to assist. Citizens should bring a shovel to fill bags. Sandbags are limited to 20 per person.

Residents must follow health precautions for preventing the spread of COVID-19, to include maintaining a physical distance of at least six feet from others and wearing a face covering if unable to maintain adequate distancing.

It is important to stay informed through official channels, as information may change rapidly. Stay tuned to local radio and TV stations for official weather information, alerts and warnings; follow instructions and advice given by emergency officials.
Residents are encouraged to stay informed and prepared in the event of an emergency by visiting and signing up for Calvert County ALERT to receive timely information about various emergency and non-emergency situations in the county.

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