May 23, 2024

Self-Service Sandbags Available for Residents

Self-Service Sandbags

Self-service sandbags will be available today, Friday, September 22, 2023, from noon to 5pm, for citizens wishing to prepare for possible flooding conditions due to Tropical Cyclone Sixteen.

Sandbags will be available at the following convenience center locations:

  • Charlotte Hall – 37766 New Market Turner Road
  • Oakville – 26630 North Sandgates Road
  • Clements – 24547 Horseshoe Road
  • St. Andrew’s – 44595 St. Andrew’s 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.

Landfill & Convenience Centers Closed Saturday, September 23

The St. Andrew’s Landfill and the convenience centers (Charlotte Hall, Oakville, Clements, St. Andrew’s, Valley Lee, and Ridge) will be closed on Saturday, September 23, due to anticipated weather impacts from Tropical Cyclone Sixteen.

For more information, call the St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation at 301-475-4200, ext. 3527.

For additional preparedness information or to sign up for local emergency alerts, please visit

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