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Spring Street Sweeping—Parking Ban in Sweeping Area

For Immediate Release: 5/5/2023 2:10 pm

The Street Sweeping Program is designed to collect sand debris—not to collect yard waste.

Do Not Place Leaf or Brush Piles In the Street

Obey posted “No Parking” signs--Violators may be ticketed $50.00 and towed.

Beginning Monday, May 8, 2023, DPW&P will begin residential street sweeping in Routes 21 and 27 shown in the green shaded areas on the map below and online at the following link: http://www.worcesterma.gov/streets/spring-street-sweeping

The street sweeping areas in Routes 21 and 27 are bounded Madison Street, Millbury Street, Cambridge Street, Canterbury Street, Hammond Street, Southbridge Street, May Street, Tainter Street, Illinois Street, and Park Avenue.

Residents in the sweeping area should sweep sidewalk debris into the street. Yard waste must not be placed in the street. Yard Waste will not be collected, and violators may be fined.

The DPW&P sweeps residential side streets from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Yard waste facilities are open on Wednesday and Saturdays. Bagged leaves and brush can be taken to 1065 Millbury Street Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Bagged leaves (no brush) may also be taken to the Chandler Street (across from Foley Stadium) or Clark Street (Near East Mtn. St.) drop-off locations on Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

 

Sign up for AlertWorcester to be notified by text, email, or phone call when street sweeping crews are coming to your neighborhood:

https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BFC691572170

 

For more information on the Spring Sweeping Program, please visit:

 

http://www.worcesterma.gov/streets/spring-street-sweeping

 

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For questions, please call the Worcester 311 by dialing 311 or by calling (508) 929-1300

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