Self-Service Sandbags Available In St. Mary's County In Advance Of Weekend Storms


Self-service sandbags will be available today, Friday, September 22, 2023, from noon – 5 p.m., 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. Andrews – 44595 St. Andrews 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.

For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works & Transportation at (301) 475-4200, ext. 3527.

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


Due to predicted rainfall and possible flooding conditions, sand and sandbags are available for Calvert County residents who need them to protect property. Sandbags will be available Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23, at the following locations:

  • Appeal Convenience Center (200 Sweetwater Road, Lusby) 
     Friday, noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Barstow Convenience Center (350 Stafford Road, Barstow) 
     Friday, noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center (96 Pushaw Station Road, Sunderland) 
     Friday, noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sandbags are limited to 20 per person.

It is important to stay informed about potential severe weather through official channels, as information may change rapidly. Stay tuned to local radio and TV stations for official weather information, alerts, and warnings; follow instructions and advice given by emergency officials.

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The following locations sell either sandbags and/or sand:

  • Bryans Road Building Supply – 3060 Livingston Road, Bryans Road, MD  20616 – (301) 283-6081 They have empty sandbags.  
  • A.G. Hungerford – 12165 Rock Point Road, Newburg, MD  20664 – (301) 259-2540   They have prefilled sandbags.
  • La Plata Mill – 213 Kent Avenue, La Plata, MD  20646 – (301) 934-8161  They have empty sandbags and sand.
  • Belair Road Supply – 10370 Theodore Green Boulevard, White Plains, MD  20695 – (301) 934-1800  They have empty sandbags.
  • Home Depot – 12050 Jefferson Farm Place, Waldorf, MD  20601 – (301) 638-7222  They have empty sandbags and sand.
  • Chaney Sand/Gravel House – 12475 Acton Lane, Waldorf, MD  20601 – (410) 618-3100   They have sand only.

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