Volusia County hurricane evacuations, shelters and sandbag locations

All Volusia shelters are full, Daytona Beach police say

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A storefront is barricaded with sandbags, October 6, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - For the most current information about closures, assistance and more in Volusia County, visit the county's Public Information Network.

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Sandbag locations

Residents who live in unincorporated Volusia County may pick up sandbags from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at the following locations while supplies last.

ID is required. Ten sandbags are available per vehicle, per visit.

  • Oak Hill Fire Station, 213 N. U.S. 1, Oak Hill
  • Volusia County Road and Bridge, 200 N. State Road 415, Osteen
  • Pierson Fire Station, 132 N. Fountain Drive, Pierson
  • Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E. State Road 44, DeLand
  • Volusia County Correctional Facility, 1354 Indian Lake Road, Daytona Beach.

Daytona Beach

The city of Daytona Beach has sand and bags available at the Public Works facility, 950 Bellevue Ave. and the parking lot on the southeast corner of Orange Avenue and Jean Street (across the street from the former police station.) Residents should bring their own shovels. There is a limit of 10 bags per vehicle.

DeBary

The city of Debary will have sand and bags until 5 p.m. at City Hall, 16 Colomba Road, Debary. Residents must provide their own shovel and fill their own bags. Valid identification is required.

Deltona

The city of Deltona will have sand and bags available to residents from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., and the Public Works Depot, 201 Howland Blvd. (next to Walmart). Residents may take bags and fill them on site or with their own dirt. A limited amount of shovels will be available. There is a limit of 10 bags per resident.

DeLand

Sand and bags will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Five bags per vehicle and IDs required. Shovels will be on site and city workers will be available to assist residents. The sandbag location is in the parking lot south of Conrad Park at 555 S. Woodland Blvd.

Edgewater

Edgewater sand stations are self-serve. Residents should bring their own bags and shovels and be prepared to fill their own bags. ID is required and there is a limit of 10 bags per household. Sand is available at the following locations:

  • Fire Station 57, 2628 Hibiscus Drive
  • Menard May Park, 413 South Riverside Drive · Mango Tree Lake, 901 Mango Tree Drive · Airpark staging area, 1898 Airpark Road (available at 8 a.m. while supplies last).

Holly Hill

The city of Holly Hill will have sand and bags available until 5 p.m. at 10th Street and Magnolia Avenue. Residents must provide their own shovel and fill their own bags. There is a limit of 10 bags per resident. Valid identification is required.

New Smyrna Beach

The City of New Smyrna Beach will have sand and bags available from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at the New Smyrna Beach Maintenance Operations Department, 124 Industrial Park Ave. Residents must bring their own shovels and fill their own bags. There is a limit of 10 sandbags per household. Valid identification is required. Sandbags are free for New Smyrna Beach residents and will be available until further notice. For more information, call 386-424-2212 during business hours.

Orange City

Orange City will have sandbags available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Friday at the Waggin' Trail Dog Park, 1201 S. Leavitt Ave. Sand and bags will be provided. Residents must bring their own shovel and fill their own bags. There is a limit of 10 sandbags per household. ID is required.

Ormond Beach

The city of Ormond Beach will have sand bags available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at 501 N. Orchard Street. Residents must provide identification. There is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle.

Palm Coast

Palm Coast sand stations are self-serve; residents should bring their own heavy-duty trash bags and shovels and be prepared to fill their own bags. Sand is available during daylight hours at the following
locations:

  • Palm Coast Public Works, 1 Wellfield Grade, off U.S. 1 just north of Palm Coast Parkway · Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive · Indian Trails Sports Complex, 5455 Belle Terre Pkwy.
  • Seminole Woods Neighborhood Park, 350 Sesame Blvd.

For more information, call Palm Coast Customer Service at 386-986-2360.

Ponce Inlet

Town of Ponce Inlet will have sand and bags available to residents at the Ponce Inlet Fire Station, 4680 S. Peninsula Drive. Sand will also be available at the Ponce Inlet Community Center, 4670 S. Peninsula Drive.
Residents will need to bring their own shovel and fill their own bags. There is a limit of 10 bags per resident. Valid identification is required.

Port Orange

The city of Port Orange will have sand and bags available until 8 p.m. today at the following locations:

  • Southwinds Soccer Complex, 1200 Richel Drive
  • Spruce Creek Ballfield, 481 Central Park Blvd. (by tennis courts)
  • Coraci Park, 5200 Coraci Blvd.

There will be electronic signboards for each location. Residents will need to bring their own shovel and fill their own bags. If residents provide their own bags, they should be small trash bags and be double bagged. Valid identification is required. There is a limit of 10 bags per household.

South Daytona

The city of South Daytona will have sand and bags available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road. Residents must bring their own shovels. Valid identification is required. There is a limit of 25 bags per resident.

Cancellations

Due to the potential impact of Hurricane Irma, Saturday’s 12th annual “Drive to Donate” blood drive at Daytona International Speedway has been postponed until Saturday, Sept. 16. Donors who have scheduled an appointment will be contacted by OneBlood staff to reschedule.

New Smyrna Beach released closings and a list of rescheduled events.

  • Sports Complex will close on Friday.
  • Community Garden ribbon cutting cancelled.
  • All City Gym Activities will be canceled starting Saturday and the gym will be closed until further notice. 
  • All classes in city buildings scheduled for Monday and Tuesday of next week will be canceled.  
  • Babe James will close at noon on Saturday.

Evacuation routes and announcements

Some Volusia residents are being asked to evacuate. Beachside residents, people who live in low-lying areas, in RVS and manufactured homes should considered evacuating voluntarily starting Thursday.

Vehicle access to the beaches will end at 5 p.m. Thursday.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to find their evacuation zone and route by county determined by the Florida Division of Emergency management in case of evacuations.

Also: Mandatory campus evacuation order issued for Bethune-Cookman University

Volusia County shelters ( FULL)

Daytona Beach police tweeted Sunday evening that all shelters in the county are full.

"If you haven't already, please get to a safe place and don't go outside during," the department said in a tweet..

Residents can find a list of items to bring with them at volusia.org/emergency and their corresponding evacuation zones here.

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