May 29, 2024 Storm Debris Sites Open

May 28, 2024

UPDATE: All Storm Debris Drop-Off sites closed as of Saturday, June 8, 2024. Residents may still bring storm debris to the Waste Reduction Center at 636 Meriwether Ave FOR A FEE. 



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Metro Public Works to open multiple storm debris drop-off sites 

Only tree debris from weekend storm accepted

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 28, 2024) – Beginning May 29 through June 8, 2024, Jefferson County residents may drop off storm tree debris for free at the Storm Debris Drop-Off Sites listed below.

This free service is for Jefferson County residents only, and residents will be asked to show driver’s license and their license plate will be documented. 

Eight sites have been made available to accommodate initial demand. However, site participation/demand will be monitored daily to determine whether a given site should continue to stay open. Any site determined to be closed due to low demand will be communicated to our residents through our website, social media, and our e-newsletter. 

All sites open Monday - Friday 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Closed Sundays. 

  • Shawnee Park, 4501 West Broadway
  • Meriwether Lot, 535 Meriwether Avenue
  • Public Works Yard, 595 N. Hubbards Lane
  • E.P. Tom Sawyer Park, (enter from Tom Sawyer Drive near the softball fields)
  • Charlie Vettiner Park, (enter from Mary Dell Road)
  • Fern Creek Park, 8703 Ferndale Road
  • Near Fairdale Elementary, 10618 West Manslick Road
  • Public Works Yard, 10500 Lower River Road (enter from Bethany Lane)

Contractors and businesses who are hauling debris may use the Waste Reduction Center for the usual fee. Visit for details.

The Department of Public Works & Assets is responsible for maintaining the city's infrastructure through road construction and maintenance, managing construction projects, transportation planning, snow removal, solid waste collection, and operation and maintenance of all of Metro’s traffic signals. 

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