Sandbags available for Elkhart County residents

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- Elkhart County and the City of Elkhart have locations where residents can get sandbags free of charge. Supplies are provided, but you must fill the bag yourself.

Sandbags are available at the following locations in the City of Elkhart

  • West Side Middle School (Parking lot on Nappanee St.) 101 S. Nappanee St.
  • North Side Middle School (Parking lot near the track on Bristol St.) 300 Lawrence St.
  • Riverview Park Softball Complex (Parking lot on Riverview Ave. behind Riverview Elementary School) 340 Riverview Ave.
  • Pierre Moran Pool (Parking lot on Lusher Ave. behind Pierre Moran School) 200 W. Lusher Ave.

Residents in Elkhart County can go to the following locations:

  • Elkhart County Highway Garage, 59308 CR 7. Located ½ mile north of CR 26 on the east side
  • Boy Scout Camp Parking Lot, located on CR 46 west of SR 15 about ½ mile on the north side
  • Elkhart City Street Department, 2421 South 17th St. Elkhart
  • Goshen City residents ONLY: 475 Steury Ave. Goshen, Goshen Street Department.
  • Nappanee Street Department, 849 E. Wabash St., Nappanee, IN 46550

Sand and bags will be available, but you must fill them. It is recommended you bring your own shovel.

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