Sep 19 2018 Louisville Loop Temporary Closure/ Detour

 

LOUISVILLE LOOP TEMPORARY CLOSURE AND DETOUR:

The Louisville Loop downtown from the Belle of Louisville to the Big Four Bridge will be closed temporarily from Monday, September 24th to Friday, September 28th. The closure will be during working hours only.

Aug 27 2018 Ohio River Valley Northeast (ORVNE) Segment Public Meeting: September 10

Louisville Public Works needs your input! Join us for a public meeting on the design of the Louisville Loop's ORVNE segment from Timber Ridge Road to the Lewis and Clark Bridge. We will have maps and other information about the 100-mile Louisville Loop and ORVNE projects.

Public Works is seeking input prior to designing this path. We will take comments, concerns and questions both at the meeting and afterwards via email. 

Aug 3 2018 Haz Bin expanding to five-day operation, up from two days

Haz Bin, Louisville’s household hazardous waste drop-off facility, will operate on a five days a week schedule beginning Tuesday, August 14. The facility is currently open only on Wednesday and Saturday. That's three additional days per week to safely dispose of such things as batteries, gasoline, solvents and other items that may be lingering in your basement or garage.

Aug 2 2018 Dixie Highway at Broadway realignment begins

Mayor Greg Fischer helped break ground today to begin construction of the long-planned realignment of the intersection of Eighteenth Street, Dixie Highway and Broadway.

May 24 2018 No garbage collection on Memorial Day

There will be no residential garbage, bulky items, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) on Memorial Day, Monday May 28. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day because of the holiday.

Residents who rely on private haulers for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection should consult those haulers about holiday collection schedules.

Apr 5 2018 New city mowers run cleaner, cheaper and quieter

Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled eleven new propane powered mowers that have replaced worn out gasoline mowers. The propane mowers will run cleaner, cheaper and quieter than gasoline mowers.

Mar 8 2018 Pothole Blitz 2018 Underway

Mayor Greg Fischer today helped launch the 2018 Pothole Blitz being conducted by Louisville Metro’s Department of Public Works. Department crews work across the city in a grid pattern in a concentrated effort each year to patch potholes created by the repeated freeze-thaw cycles of winter.

Feb 28 2018 Flood debris disposal options

With flood waters receding across Louisville, attention turns now to the cleanup effort. Metro Public Works today announced the following services are available for disposing of flood-damaged household items.

Feb 14 2018 City to begin converting 3rd Street from one-way to two-way
The conversion of portions of Third Street from one-way to two-way will begin with prep work the week of February 19 and completion targeted for early March (weather permitting). This conversion project also includes repaving of the street.     
 
Jan 31 2018 Solid Waste Study Released

Following a two-year study that included multiple public meetings, a survey of residents and outreach to the Jefferson County League of Cities and private waste hauling businesses, a consulting report that assesses Louisville’s current solid waste management system has been finalized.

Jan 17 2018 Yard waste collection suspended

Yard waste collection in the Urban Services District of Louisville Metro (the former City of Louisville boundaries) is now on seasonal shutdown. Regular collection on yard waste routes is suspended until March 12.

Seasonal suspension of yard waste collection was done on a two-week trial basis in 2017 and found to be successful. Because of that success, yard waste collection will go on seasonal shutdown annually from January 1 until the middle of March.

Jan 12 2018 Waste collection delayed for King holiday week

There will be no garbage, junk, recycling or yard waste collection on Monday, January 15 within the Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.

Collection will resume Tuesday, January 16 and will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. (Example: residents that have a Monday pickup will have collection on Tuesday.)

Dec 21 2017 Christmas tree disposal

Metro Public Works will provide curbside pickup of Christmas Trees within the Urban Services District (the old City of Louisville boundaries) after the holiday. Beginning Tuesday, December 26, residents with City curbside yard waste pickup may set their Christmas trees and greenery out on their regular collection day. Trees must not be in plastic bags, and all decorations must be removed.

Dec 21 2017 Electronics recycling

Don’t throw away that old television, computers or other electronic device that’s you just replaced. Let Metro Public Works recycle those newly obsolete devices instead.

Free post-holiday electronics drop-off service is available at our Waste Reduction Center at 636 Meriwether Avenue. Drop-off will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on these three Saturdays: January 6, January 13 and January 20.

Dec 20 2017 New Public Works Operations Center open

Mayor Greg Fischer cut the ribbon today for the grand opening of a new Metro Public Works Operations Center designed  to improve efficiency by centralizing operations from three separate locations into one site.