REGARDING THE PAVING OF LINCOLN STREET (FROM COUNTY STREET TO TAUNTON AVENUE - RTE. 44)
We have scheduled the milling and paving of Lincoln Street (from County Street to Taunton Avenue - Rte. 44). The milling portion of the porject is scheduled to take place on May 14th and 15th and thepaving portion May 18th and 19th. Caution should be used when driving or walking in the roadway.
Please understand that scheduling, unforeseen equipment breakdowns and weather may delay some or all of the work and it is impossible to notify you of these delays.
It is important that you avoid on street parking until this project is complete. Vehicles which interfere with the project will be removed. Avoid driving or parking on recently treated areas.
We regret the inconvenience caused by this project, but this will insure the structural integrity of your street while renewing the wear surface. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 508-336-7407.
YARD WASTE PICK-UP
CURBSIDE COLLECTION OF YARD WASTE WILL BEGIN ON MAY 4, 2015 AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MAY 29, 2015. Yard Waste is collected weekly on your regular trash day and
must be place in paper lawn/leaf bags (no plastic bags). Bundles of brush must be tied an cannot exceed 24 inches in length with a material diameter of 1-1/2 inches.
Any bag or bundle placed curbside is subject to a maximum weight limit of 30 pounds. A maximum of 25 bags or bundles will be picked up at one time.
If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 508-336-7407.
ANNOUNCING CHANGES TO THE BULKY WASTE COLLECTION
Effective immediately Bulky Items (furniture, non-metal household items) will be collected on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, rather than weekly on your scheduled trash collection day. Stickers must be purchased by noon on the Tuesday prior to the collection date. Collection of appliances electronics, metal goods, tires and special items will remain the same and continue to be collected on the third Tuesday of each month. Stickers must be purchased by noon on the Friday prior to the collection date. Please contact the Department of Public Works at 508-336-7407 if you have any questions or would like to schedule a pick-up.
ANNOUNCING THE NEW AUTOMATED TRASH COLLECTION PROGRAM
The Town of Seekonk is proud to announce the new Automated Trash Collection System. Each residence participating in the Towns' trash program received two carts, one for Single Stream Recycling and the other for BLUE BAGS which residents MUST CONTINUE TO USE. It is IMPORTANT to note that all blue bags MUST BE TIED before placing them in the cart. Each residence was provided with a trash collection informational flyer with all of the necessary information.
We hope Seekonk residents will enjoy the ease and convenience of the new system. Any questions, please contact the Seekonk Department of Public Works at 508-336-7407.
The Transfer Station is open its regular hours for dropping off yard waste and recyclables. There is no fee or permit required to drop off yard waste at the Transfer Station, however, a valid photo ID with a Seekonk address must be presented, no exceptions will be made The Transfer Station is located at 351 Fall River Avenue behind the American Legion Hall. Regular operating hours are as follows:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (closed from noon-12:30 for lunch)
The second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 8:00 a.m. to noon
ABSOLUTELY NO COMMERCIAL VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE TRANSFER STATION!