Sand and sandbags available to City residents
MERCED – The City of Merced Public Works Department has stockpiled sand throughout the City in case of storm-related emergencies.
Sandbags are available at the Central Fire Station, 385-6891, located at 99 E. 16th St.
There is no charge for the sand or sandbags. All of the sand stockpiles are open around-the-clock, but residents need to bring a shovel and load it themselves. Public Works employees will be checking the sites regularly to make sure there is an adequate supply.
Loughborough Dr. & R St (By the 7-11 Store)
Parsons Ave & Brookdale Dr.
Parsons Ave & Oregon Dr.
200 block of W. 15th St. (Behind Merced Motor Sports)
Cooper Ave & N. Highway 59 (Behind 84 Lumber)
W.N. Bear Creek & Shadow Brook Dr.
E. Santa Fe & Green St.
East Side of Mansionette (Between Kingfisher & Cormorant)
Campus Dr. & Line Dr (West of G Street)
W. 24th & K St. (Amtrak Station)