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Sandbags and big bags placed to protect houses against water damage due to heavy rain and flood of the river

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Ahead of heavy downpours, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation will make sandbags available for city residents and business owners due to possible isolated flooding in low-lying areas this week.

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Limited quantities of sandbags available will be available on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Fells Point – Intersection of Thames Street and Broadway
  • Frederick Avenue – Stillmeadow Church located at 5110 Frederick Avenue
  • Intersection of Hillen Road and 35th Street (on corner)
  • The DOT will supply sand, bags, bag ties and shovels on-site at the locations, and residents will have to fill and transport their sandbags.

NOTE: The sandbags will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Rain is expected mid to late Thursday afternoon with heavy thunderstorms likely.

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