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1/5/2018 - City of Bridgeport Snow Emergency Still in Effect to Allow for Clean Up

Mayor Joseph Ganim
Bridgeport, CT

For Immediate Release
January 5, 2018

For More Information:
Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201

Press Release

City of Bridgeport Snow Emergency Still in Effect to Allow for Clean Up
Sanitation and Recycling Collection Delayed;
Christmas Tree Collection Begins on Monday, January 8th

Bridgeport, CT – The City of Bridgeport snow emergency is still in effect today, January 5, 2018 and until further notice to allow for continued citywide snow clean up and plow service. During the snow emergency, residents must move their cars off posted SNOW EMERGENCY streets and ADDITIONAL STREETS WILL BE POSTED to allow snow plow drivers to clear passages. Snow emergency streets are marked with white signs with red lettering. A list of snow streets can be found on the City’s website by clicking here.

Sanitation/ Recycling
Sanitation and recycling collection will RESUME ON MONDAY with normal schedule. Christmas tree collection also begins on Monday, January 8, 2018.


1. Tree collection will begin Monday, January 8th and will run until Monday, February 5, 2018.
2. Place trees curbside at 6:00 a.m. on your scheduled Recycling Day. Please do not put trees outside days prior as they can be buried by snow or blown into streets causing a safety hazard.
3. All trees must be free of decorations, lights, and plastic bags. Artificial trees will not be picked up.
4. Christmas Trees can also be brought to the City Transfer Station on 475 Asylum Street.

Transfer Station
The City of Bridgeport Transfer Station will be closed until Monday, January 8, 2018.

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