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Crews Continue Clean-Up Following Hurricane Juan

(Monday, October 20/2003)-- HRM public works crews will continue to pick-up curbside brush and other storm debris for the remainder of this week, but on a reduced schedule in the urban core areas (Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville, Fall River, Cole Harbour, Timberlea, etc.)

The municipality's "continuous collection" program (day and night) expired at midnight on Friday (October 17/2003), and public works crews are resuming a regular schedule of daily pick-up.

HRM crews will be collecting from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Saturday inclusive, this week. In order to better assist crews locate uncollected piles of debris at curbside, residents are asked to call the HRM Corporate Call Centre at 490-4000 or e-mail HRM at and give the location of such materials. Residents are reminded that the HRM Call Centre is still experiencing an unusually high volume of calls each day, so callers are urged to be patient.

In the meantime, HRM crews and Nova Scotia Department of Public Works and Transportation workers will continue to collect storm debris at roadside in the rural areas from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday.

The rural areas of targeted activity over this week are as follows:

Sambro Loop: Tuesday/Wednesday
White Hills/Maplewood Subdivisions - Hammonds Plains: Today/Tuesday.
Enfield area: This week.
Porters Lake area: Today through Wednesday.
Shad Bay area: Today/Tuesday.
Prospect and Terrance Bay areas: Today/Tuesday.
Remaining cleanup along Hwys #2 and #3: Today/Tuesday.
Hubbards areas: Tuesday/Wednesday
Mineville/Lawrencetown areas: This week.
Middle/Upper Musquodoboit and Gays River areas: This week.
Final stumping cleanup within the core area: Today/Tuesday:


John O'Brien
Corporate Communications Officer
(902) 490-6531

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