City thanks the more than 150 who helped with sandbag efforts

The City of Fort Wayne no longer needs help with filling and delivering sandbags at either the Street Department or the Waynedale area.

More than 150 people answered the City'€™s call for volunteers Wednesday. “On behalf of the entire City of Fort Wayne, I'€™d like to thank each and every one of the volunteers who donated their time this week in flood control efforts,” said Mayor Tom Henry.

Four locations available to residents to make their own sandbags

The City continues to keep open the four locations for residents in danger of flooding to make their own sandbags. The Street Department has placed piles of sand and bags at these locations.  The locations are:

Portage Middle School '€“ 3521 Taylor Street
Broadview Florist '€“ 5409 Winchester Road
Taylor University '€“ 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd.
(parking lot on the south side of Rudisill)
Southwest Conservation Club '€“ 5701 Bluffton Road

Residents with issues or concerns related to flooding may call 311 for assistance.