Monday, January 7, 2013
The first section of Scotch Plains has been visited for debris removal, significant progress has been made in the other sections.
As of Jan. 3, the Scotch Plains website listed that the debris removal of section one of the township has been completed. Only a few streets remain on the Department of Public Works to-do list. Once all debris removal is completed, the township will move onto leaf pickup. Here's a look at the streets still in need of removal: SECTION 1 Completed SECTION 2 Jerusalem Road (Johnson St to Plainfield Ave) SECTION 3 Bayberry Lane Brookside Court Burkley Terrace Buttonwood Lane Duncan Drive Florence Avenue Gamble Road Graceland Place High View Court Pitching Way Quimby Lane Radley Road (West Side Only) Stony Brook Circle West Broad Street Winding Brook Way SECTION 4 Black Birch Road Fields Lane Marion Lane Morgan Way Pastime Place Rambling Drive…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The Department of Public Works updated the list of streets needing debris removal on Jan. 1.
Currently, the most updated list(Jan. 1) of streets yet to be completed of debris removal is posted on the township's wesbite. If your street is NOT on the list, it has been completed according to DPW. Once debris pickup is completed, the DPW will begin leaf pickup. SECTION 1 Bartle Avenue Cedar Grove Terrace Church Avenue (Park Ave to Forest Rd) Coles Avenue (Cook Av to Westfield Rd) Cook Avenue East Second Street Emil Place Farley Avenue (East Second St to Green Brook) Flanders Avenue Forepaugh Avenue Forest Road Front Street Grand Street Grant Avenue Haven Avenue Hoe Avenue Hunter Avenue Jackson Avenue Lyde Place (Cook Av to Westfield Rd) Malanga Court Martin Place Montague Avenue Myrtle Avenue Nicholl Avenue Paff Place Park Avenue …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Leaf pickup is currently ongoing in Fanwood, once leaf pickup is complete a second round of debris pickup will take place.
The Fanwood Department of Public Works(DPW) completed the round of brush pickup in the Borough. Now that the first round is complete, the DPW has been tackling leaf pick up. If leaves were not placed at the curb when a street was visited, DPW will not visit those streets again. Following the completion of leaf pickup, a second round of debris pickup will take place for the remainder of brush left behind by Sandy.
Streets that have been visited will not see another pickup.
A little over a month after Hurricane Sandy, Scotch Plains is continuing the clean up of debris on streets throughout the township, once the debris is fully removed the Department of Public Works will move into regular leaf pickup. Township Manager Henry Underhill stated that any road that already has had seen a debris pick up would not see another pickup. Within the last 12 days he said that crews have noticed that streets which have already been cleared have been filled again with new debris. “At some point we have to draw the line,” Underhill said. “And maybe they will have to hold on to it until spring cleanup.” A list of streets that have not been completed is available on township's website. If your street is not listed, that means …