Crews Start Debris Collection In Metro Areas Affected By Storm

Friday, August 12th 2011, 6:38 pm
By: News 9

Xin Xin Liu,

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City and Edmond crews are working on collecting storm debris in the metro areas affected by this week's thunderstorms.

City officials say the Solid Waste and Waste Management crews are collecting storm debris in the north neighborhoods of Oklahoma City on Friday, and will return the week of August 29. Customers in storm-impacted areas will not be charged for bulky waste in excess of the four cubic yards of bulky waste included with their solid waste service.

08/10/2011 Related Story: Deadly Storms Leave Widespread Damage, Outages Across State.

Edmond's Field Services Division of Public Works will be collecting storm debris starting from Monday, August 15.

City officials say crews will pick up the debris from affected areas include the Edmond Road/2nd Street north to Waterloo Road and Post Road west to Edmond city boundaries. Pick up is available for residential homes located within the designated boundaries.

Tree debris must be cut into no more than six foot sections and must be placed by the curb of the residence no later than Monday at 8 a.m. City officials say crews will begin the collection on Monday and continue until they have covered the area.

08/10/2011 Related Story: Edmond Cleans Up From Overnight Storms.