Traffic Advisory: Heavy traffic and long delays are possible this weekend when RIDOT closes one of two lanes on the I-195 West to I-95 South ramp. The left lane on the ramp is set to close at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, November 17 and remain closed through the weekend, reopening by 5 a.m. on Monday, November 20.

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10/31/2017 - Storm Debris Drop Off-Forbes St. Compost Site-November 11

Storm Debris Drop Off     

The Forbes Street Compost site will be open

 Saturday, November 11th

  

The Department of Public Works has announced that all yard debris resulting from the storm on October 29 can be dropped off at the Forbes Street Compost site 8:00 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday,

 November 11th.  Residents may drop off leaves, grass, branches, limbs and other tree-related material /vegetative material only will be accepted at this site.  Residents must show a valid driver’s license as proof of residency.  Yard Debris in plastic bags will not be accepted.  NO commercial vehicles are permitted.

 

Also keep in mind any branches less than 2” in diameter and no longer than three feet can be tied in bundles for curbside collection along with leaves and small branches in paper bags or reusable containers for regularly scheduled curbside yard waste collection.

 

For further information please contact the recycling office at 435.7710 or 435.7701.