Debris left behind by last month’s Kentucky River flood is still partially blocking navigable waters in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh has been examining the lingering effects of the record flood.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says he’s trying to recruit more volunteers to help people clean up their flood-damaged homes and a new effort is being organized to pick up debris in heavily damaged neighborhoods. Abramson says Metro Solid Waste crews will conduct extra curbside pickups in conjunction with their normal junk collection routes, a process… Continue reading New Plans Announced For Flood Cleanup, Debris Pickup
Mayor Jerry Abramson has extended the availability of three free flood debris drop-off sites because they are seeing so much activity. The sites were opened to help residents clean-up after last week’s flood. Abramson says they’ve seen a lot citizens use the sites. “The dropoff centers have worked out exceptionally well,” says Abramson. “When you’re… Continue reading Flood Debris Drop-off Sites Extended
Louisville Metro Government officials say residents have dropped off nearly three thousand loads of flood debris since drop-off sites were opened at three locations Friday. The sites, at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, the Morris Forman Treatment Plant and at 18th and Broadway, will remain open through Sunday, August 16. Each drop-off site is also… Continue reading Free Flood Debris Dropoff Sites Remain Open