Sandbags available at locations in Seminole County

Several streets flooded, more rain expected

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – With rain in the forecast for an already waterlogged Central Florida, officials in Seminole County are issuing a reminder that sandbags are available for residents.

The sandbags can be reused and are available at two self-serve sites 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Those locations are:

-Fort Lane Park, 3301 Fort Lane Park in Geneva, located near the intersection of Whitcomb Road and Fort Lane Road. Sandbags and fill dirt are supplied.

-Seminole County Sports Complex, 3450 E. Lake Mary Blvd. in Sanford. Enter through Cameron Avenue. This location has fill dirt but no sandbags. Free  bags are available at the Public Safety Building, 150 Bush Blvd. in Sanford or the resident may purchase sandbags at a hardware store.

Tarps are also available for free at the Public Safety Building, 150 Eslinger Way in Sanford for Seminole County residents with imminent damage to their home. Proof of residency required. Call 407-665-5102 for more information.

Several roads in the area are flooded and should be avoided. Below is a list of those roads:

Harney/Geneva area
Crossover  Lane - Flooding in roadway
Cypress Bend - Flooding in roadway
Fort Lane - Flooding in roadway
Lake Harney Circle - Flooding in roadway
Mullet Lake Park Road - Flooding in roadway
Prevatt Road  - Flooding in roadway
Rest Haven/Marion Avenue  - Flooding in roadway
Whitcomb Road - Flooding in roadway

Lake Jesup / Winter Springs Area
Lake Street   -  Lake Street remains accessible with reports of water surrounding homes ( at1932, 1936 and 1988) 
Nancy Drive  - Flooding in roadway
Jesup Road  - Flooding in roadway

Lake Mary
Markham Woods Road and Timberbrook Drive -   Flooding in roadway

Lake Monroe / Sanford
Beacon Drive - Flooding in roadway
Canal Street - Flooding in roadway
Missouri Avenue - Flooding in roadway
Michigan Street - Flooding in roadway
Perch Lane - Flooding in roadway

Colonial Lane -  Flooding in roadway
Garden Lane  - Flooding in roadway
Myrtle Lake Hills Road - Flooding in roadway

Altamonte Springs
Desoto Avenue - Closed due to culvert failure

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