The City of Alcoa Public Works Department has begun fall leaf collection. Collection will continue through January 2. Crews will target the City according to the following Tuesday through Friday schedule:
Tuesday – West Hunt Rd, Northwood, St. Ives, Victoria Gardens, Armona, and Benford Hgts.
Wednesday – Bassel area from Hannum St to Joule St, Louisville Rd from Bessemer St to West Hunt Rd, Hamilton St, Westgate, North & South Linden Dr, Green Meadow, Andover, Crosswinds, Middlesettlements Rd, Heather Crossing, Murdock, Frary, Maury, Lodge, Ramsay, Huxley and E. Hunt Rd
Thursday – Oldfield community, Rock Gardens, McArthur Rd, Springbrook area between Springbrook Rd / Wright Rd / Duncan Sta. Rd, Upton St, and Center St
Friday – Hall community, Wright Rd north of Hunt Rd, Alcoa Hwy area, Rocky Waters, Chandler Rd, Topside Rd area, Island Home, Cusick Rd, Singleton Sta Rd, Williams Mill Rd, Sam Houston School Rd, Mill, Springbrook Rd, Alcoa, Hoopes, Lake, and Faraday
Crews will make every effort to maintain this schedule. However, collections may fall behind due to inclement weather or heavier than anticipated loads, etc. Depending on weather and other factors, leaf collection should continue through the second week of January.
Residents are asked to separate leaves from other wastes (brush, demolition debris, etc.) and place them near the street for collection. Leaves should be placed behind the street?s curb or shoulder fronting the homeowners? property. Please do not rake leaves into the street. Raking leaves into the street obstructs the view and passage of motorists and clogs the City?s storm sewer systems.
If there is a legitimate reason the homeowner cannot place leaves behind their curb or ditch, or if there are other questions concerning leaf collection, please call the Alcoa Public Works Department at 380-4815 or 380-4800.
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