Virginia Beach landfill to reopen after hurricane damage causes closure

Photo: City of Virginia Beach
Photo: City of Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Beach Landfill and Resource Recovery Center is set to reopen after a temporary closure due to damage from Hurricane Matthew.

The landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14 and during the same hours on Sunday, Oct. 16, and Monday, Oct. 17.

Normal hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Because of major storm damage, inbound and outbound lanes will be rerouted through the entrance. Drivers should expect delays.

The Resource Recovery Center is taking all of their usual items including household hazard waste. For more information please call 757-385-1980 or visit

You can also take trash to SPSA’s Landstown transfer station, located at 1825 Concert Drive in Virginia Beach. Hours will be extended for Virginia Beach residents over the weekend, from noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Questions regarding SPSA’s regulations and/or restrictions can be directed to 757-961-3986 or

Household hazardous waste will be accepted at the Chesapeake transfer station, located at 901 Hollowell Lane on Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Residents must bring ID.