Self-serve sand operations in Gulfport
With the threatening weather moving in over the next several days from Tropical Depression Harvey, The City of Gulfport will place sand at the following locations by noon tomorrow, August 24, 2017:
1. Orange Grove Community Center on Dedeaux Road
2. 42nd Ave at the Firestation
3. The intersection of Hewes Avenue and Glover Street
Sand, bags, and shovels will be available at these locations. The residents will need to fill their own bags but staff will be on site at 6:00 each morning until 5:00 each evening to assist those that need assistance. The city will have on call crews monitor the sand and bags after the designated times to determine if they need to bring out any additional materials.