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Gadsden County Collects Over 1,000 Loads of Debris Less Than a Week

Gadsden County Collects Over 1,000 Loads of Debris Less Than a Week

Since debris removal began on Wednesday, October 17, Gadsden County has picked up over 1,000 loads totaling 39,233 cubic yards of vegetative storm debris.

Approximately 81 certified haulers trucks/trailers are working in the area. These trucks vary in size form large double haulers capable of hauling 150 yards of brush in one load to smaller pick up pulled trailers that haul 10 yards of material. Also, 16 bucket trucks are in route that will address “leaners and hangers”, trees that fell from private property onto or over the roadway.

Citizens are reminded not to mix debris. White goods (appliances) should be placed separate from vegetative debris and separate from construction and demolition debris. Also please do NOT place near or on fire hydrants, water meters, utility pedestals or any other hazard. Hurricane debris should not be bagged. Residents are also urged to use caution when traveling as many guide and regulatory signs has been impacted.

Additionally, to help with storm recovery, Gadsden County has also on boarded over 140 local citizens to date to assist with debris monitoring efforts.

For more information, contact Olivia Smith, Public Information Officer, Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners at (850) 694-8046 or Osmith@GadsdenCountyFL.gov.

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