Services set for removal of tornado debris

1 month 1 day 20 hours ago Friday, May 24 2019 May 24, 2019 Friday, May 24, 2019 5:08:00 PM CDT May 24, 2019 in News
By: Trevor Rowland, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City is offering instructions on how to get rid of the debris created by Wednesday's tornado.

The Department of Public Works has contracted Twehous Excavating to provide city residences with free disposal services for vegetative debris. People can drop off debris such as tree branches and brush at 2619 North Shamrock Road.

The site will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. throughout the holiday weekend and will continue to be staffed Monday through Saturday next week.

People who live within the tornado zone are encouraged to place building and vegetative debris in separate piles next to the curb, where the city will pick them up in the coming weeks.

Republic Services is extending its hours at the Jefferson City Landfill to 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday and Monday.  It is located at 5605 Moreau River Access Rd. (Gate #1)

Republic Services also has open top-containers available for cleanup. For rates or more information contact the company 573-635-8805.

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