January 14, 2013

Hatteras Island storm debris pickup has begun

The Dare County Department of Public Works has released a pickup schedule for Hatteras Island debris removal.

Dates and locations are tentative and subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Any changes to the schedule will be posted on www.darenc.com as soon as possible.

Only storm-related debris will be picked up.  All other debris placed along the roadway is considered litter and subject to misdemeanor littering charges.  All commercial haulers must use the Transfer Stations to dispose of all debris, including that which is storm related and pay applicable tipping fees.

Storm Debris should be placed on the side of the road for pick up. Debris should be placed in four separate piles:

1. Vegetative Debris (limbs, leaves, branches, sea grass, etc)
2. Construction and Demolition Materials (building materials, concrete, shingles, etc)
3. Metal
4. Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics (oil, bleach, toilet cleaner, tv's, computers, etc)

The pick-up schedule for storm related debris is as follows:

Hatteras village debris was picked up last week.

The schedule for the other villages is:

Tuesday, January 15
Wednesday, January 16
Thursday, January 17

Tuesday, January 22
Wednesday, January 23
Thursday, January 24
Friday, January 25

Tuesday, January 29
Wednesday, January 30
Thursday, January 31

Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo
Tuesday, February 5
Wednesday, February 6
Thursday, February 7
Friday, February 8
Monday, February 11

For more information please contact the Dare County Department of Public Works at (252) 475-5880.

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