Storm Debris Collection to Begin Thursday

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - City and contractor crews will begin the process of picking up storm debris on Thursday, August 31, 2017, in Area 1A, which is bounded by Purdue Road to Yorktown Boulevard, between Laguna Shores Road and Ennis Joslin Road and Padre Island. Area 7A is also included which is bounded by Ayers Street to Old Brownsville Road, between Horne Road and Saratoga Boulevard. The crews will sweep across the entire city and additional passes will occur as needed. Debris must be placed curbside and separated into piles including:

  • Heavy brush and vegetation includes leaves, logs, plants, trees, and tree branches
  • Other debris includes building materials, drywall, carpet, furniture, lumber, mattresses, and plumbing
  • Appliances (refrigerators, freezers, and other household appliances)

Residents must place a work order for pick-up of damaged appliances with the City’s Call Center at (361) 826-2489. Refrigerators and freezers are required to have all food items removed and be secured or door removed to ensure the safety of children. Residents can also drop off damaged appliances at J.C. Elliott Transfer Station with the same guidelines.

Residents are reminded to not block driveways, streets or storm drains with debris and to keep the area in front of the debris clear for pickup. Crews will not be cutting down trees on private property. Trees must be cut up and placed on the curbside. Household hazardous waste will not be picked up curbside.

Schedules remain the same for Labor Day. Trash and recycling will be collected as normal.

For more information contact Solid Waste Services Director Lawrence Mikolajczyk at (361) 826-1966.

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