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Hurricane Dorian – Important Information

**UPDATE** 09/02 1200 hours

Trash collection will be conducted on Tuesday in accordance with the existing Holiday schedule. There will be no trash collection on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. Additional information will be published as it comes available.


Dorian is a currently a category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 180 mph.

The City of Hanahan Information Line is open. Residents with questions can call the hotline at (843) 268-4281.

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued a mandatory evacuation for coastal counties, effective TODAY at noon. I-26 lane reversal is already beginning to support the evacuation. The City of Hanahan is in Zone “G” which is part of the Mandatory Evacuation Zone. Residents are encouraged to evacuate now.

Due to lane closure and the potential for flooding, Hanahan Fire Department’s ambulance will only be transporting to Trident Hospital and Summerville Medical facilities for the duration of the storm.

All City sports and activities have been cancelled until further.

Trash pick up is currently running on the Holiday schedule for this week staring Tuesday the 3rd however this is subject to change based on any decisions regarding the County landfill being closed.

There will be no trash pick on Thursday or Friday. Next week’s schedule will be posted once the extent of the storm is known. Securing your trash can lids with c-clamps or bungee cords is recommended to alleviate flying debris.

Sandbags are available now from dawn to dusk at the Hanahan Rec Complex on Railroad Avenue near fields 1 & 2. Please bring ID for proof of address as bags limits are based on flood prone areas.

For the latest on County wide sandbag distribution list and evacuation zones>>>

All City offices are closed until further and Emergency Operations Staff and First Responders are fully activated in preparation for the coming storm. While we recommend following us on social media for information updates – we urge citizens to use the telephone to request information and not Facebook messenger or other similar apps that are not constantly monitored.

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