City Begins Damage Assessment and Cleanup After Hurricane Hanna

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi has been actively working during the entirety of Hurricane Hanna to protect lives and property throughout our community. There are up to 300 city employees called into work today in various capacities including emergency operations, damage assessment, clearing debris, cleaning storm drains, and preparing the City to return to normal operations.

The City did not have any fatalities during Hurricane Hanna and public officials are grateful to our residents for observing warnings. Corpus Christi is a resilient community and we will move forward with comprehensive damage assessments and clean up as soon as possible.

The following is a list of service updates as of Sunday, July 26, 2020: Trash and recycling collection will resume normal operations on Monday, July 27, 2020. Beaches, both bay and gulf, will continue to be closed to facilitate beach cleaning and damage assessment. The public is asked to avoid the areas as dangerous conditions are present. Emergency Operations Center has gone to virtual operations in order to respond and will reactive as needed.

The Customer Call Center will close at 8 p.m. and reopen for normal hours on Monday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pothole repairs will resume mid-week in the meantime work orders can be called or submitted online to the Customer Call Center at or (361) 826-2489. Crews normally assisting in pothole repairs have been temporarily reassigned to clear debris in roadways. Several Traffic signals will remain 4-way stops until power is restored to signals. Temporary stops signs will be placed in some locations.

The J.C. Elliott Collection Center will resume normal hours Monday morning at 8 a.m. Brush collection for Zones 5 and 6 will remain on schedule. Residents should follow the published brush schedule for collection dates. The brush can also be dropped off at the J.C. Elliott Collection Center. With the increase in brush citywide, residents should expect waits at the J.C. Elliott Collection Center and plan accordingly. Special brush and trash collections including The Super Bag will be discontinued temporarily to aid in debris removal.