City of Alcoa begins leaf collection

The City of Alcoa Public Works Department will begin leaf collection on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Leaves will no longer be collected on Monday. Collection 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, Oldge, 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.

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