The Kern County Public Works office has delivered free sand to nine different locations throughout Kern County in anticipation of the upcoming storm and heavy rainfall. Each location has a pile of sand, but residents will need to supply their own shovels and sandbags.
Empty sandbags can be purchased at local hardware stores. Listed below are location details and Google Maps Plus Codes that can be plugged into the Google Maps search bar to give an exact location.
Bakersfield Sandbag Station
Exit from Alfred Harrell Highway onto Goodmanville Access Road. On the east side of Alfred Harrell Highway.
Google Maps Plus Code: C3P9+QF9 Bakersfield, California
Frazier Park Sandbag Station
At the intersection of Mt. Pinos Way and West End Drive, head northbound on West End Drive.
Google Maps Plus Code: R2FQ+F4M Frazier Park, California
Lake Isabella Sandbag Station
Located north of the intersection of Kneale Avenue and Suhre Street.
Google Maps Plus Code: JGHG+G3C Lake Isabella, California
Lebec Sandbag Station
Just off Exit 207. South end on Lebec Road.
Google Maps Plus Code: R4PP+HFR Lebec, California
McFarland Sandbag Station
Northwest to the intersection of Elmo Highway and Scheitlin Avenue.
Google Maps Plus Code: MQQF+M4H McFarland, California
Mountain Mesa Sandbag Station
Head south on the intersection of Dogwood Avenue and McCray Road and the Sandbag Station will be on the right.
Google Maps Plus Code: JHMR+P6H Mountain Mesa, California
Pine Mountain Sandbag Station
On the southeast corner of Mil Potrero Highway and Symonds Drive. Located on Symonds Drive across from Mil Potrero Frontage Road.
Google Maps Plus Code: VR2J+755 Pine Mountain Club, California
Shafter Sandbag Station
South from the intersection of Madera Street and Industrial Farm Road. Follow south on Industrial Road and turn right, into the parking lot.
Google Maps Plus Code: GV6R+7CP Shafter, California
Tehachapi Sandbag Station
On the southeast corner of Tucker Road and Highline Road.
Google Maps Plus Code: 4G5M+P2C Tehachapi, California