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Transfer Station Closes In Around Two Hours

Not surprisingly, the first day of the vehicle limit Wednesday resulted in the closure of the McCourtney Road transfer station in about two hours. It’s normally open for seven hours. Vehicles had lined up as early as five in the morning, with the station not scheduled to open until 8:30. Waste Management Communications Manager Paul Rosynsky says there are no plans to adjust the 200-vehicle limit, anytime soon, despite the traffic crunch. But he says starting Thursday licensed contractors will no longer be part of the numerical restriction and be allowed in separately from noon to 3pm…

click to listen to Paul Rosynsky

And with the expansion of free residential green waste disposal opportunities in other parts of the county, starting May 17th, Rosynsky hopes that will further ease the backups…

click to listen to Paul Rosynsky

Rosynsky says Waste Management is also concerned about people coming from out of the county to use the transfer station. He also urges residents to try to use the facility only once a week, as another way to minimize coronavirus exposure.

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