CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Residents in Currituck County will have a chance in early November to get rid of vegetative debris caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Currituck officials say there will be a countywide collection of debris caused by the storm. The county one of several in North still cleaning up from the widespread destruction Matthew brought to the region.
The collection is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7.
Crews will be picking up debris — including tree limbs, stumps, branches, and other leafy materials — from right of ways on all public streets.
Officials cautioned residents Friday to follow several criteria for the collection:
- Do not block drainage ditches or other drainage features
- Do block motorists’ sight lines near intersections or driveways
- Do not let vegetative storm debris touch or overhang road pavement
- Do not place debris within 4 ft. of mailboxes or signage
- Pieces of debris must be no larger than 6 ft. in length or width.
The county will be assessing whether or not a second collection for bulk and household items will be needed after Nov. 7.