BALTIMORE — The Department of Public Works is getting ready for heavy rainfall and expected flooding in parts of Baltimore City.
Limited free sandbags will be available to city residents on Friday from approximately 9am to 3pm at the following locations:
- Fell’s Point – Intersection of Thames and Caroline Streets
- Frederick Avenue – Still Meadow Church located at 5110 Frederick Avenue
- Cherry Hill – 2601 Spellman Road
A maximum of 10 sandbags will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis. Proof of city residency must be shown.
Free garage parking will also be available until 9am Sunday for city residents living in low lying areas at risk of flooding.
- The Fleet and Eden Garage at 501 S. Eden St.
- The Caroline Street Garage at 805 S. Caroline St.
- The Little Italy Garage at 400 S. Central Ave.
Meanwhile, the area continues to prepare for Halloween festivities which will result in temporary road closures.
Starting October 29 through October 31, the areas listed below will close to traffic each night from 6pm to 6am.
South of Aliceanna Street
North of Thames Street
East of S. Bond Street
West of S. Ann Street
The following intersections will also be closed this weekend starting at approximately 6:00 p.m. each evening.
S. Regester Street and Aliceanna Street
S. Bethel St and Aliceanna Street
S. Bond St and Aliceanna Street
Special rideshare drop-off/pick-up areas have been established this weekend at the following locations.
Thames Street at Caroline Street
1634 Aliceanna Street
Wolf Street at Aliceanna Street
Thames Street at Wolf Street