Curbside sandbag collections in Madison ends for 2018

Curbside sandbag collections in Madison ends for 2018

Crews will no longer be picking sandbags up at the curb in Madison, according to a release.

The deadline to put sandbags out on the curb for pickup was Sunday, officials said.

Collection crews will cycle through the city to pick up sandbags that were placed on the curb prior to the Nov. 25 deadline, according to the release. Once the final sweep through the flood zone areas is complete, crews and equipment will be reassigned to other tasks.

Options for residents needing to dispose of sandbags:

Store sandbags for future use. If the property was at risk of flooding during the summer of 2018, it may be at risk again.
Cut open sandbags and spread the sand on your property. Throw the empty bags in the tan refuse cart. Do not place full sandbags into the tan refuse or green recycling containers.
Return sandbags to 4141 Nakoosa Trail (the old Cub Foods location). Sandbag collection sites in parks have been cleared. The site at Nakoosa will remain available through the winter.

Residents will have another opportunity for curbside collection this spring, according to the release.

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