Sandbags available in Durango and Bayfield for flood protection

Heavy rains following extensive drought conditions mean flooding is an imminent danger throughout La Plata County. To protect property and structures, residents in Bayfield and surrounding communities may pick up free sandbags or fill their own at several locations:

  • Bayfield Maintenance Yard, 905 Community Lane 7 a.m.-5 p.m. (fill your own)
  • Bayfield Town Hall, 1199 Bayfield Parkway after 7:30 a.m. (fill your own)
  • Upper Pine Fire Department, 75 Clover Drive

Sandbags may also be filled/picked up at the La Plata County Fairgrounds and filling stations and pickup locations will be added throughout the county in the coming days.