Public Works News

Portion of Joe Miller Road to be closed while roadway restored to two lanes

Posted On: August 17, 2017

A five-day road closure on a portion of Joe Miller Road begins Tuesday, Aug. 22. Contractor KRCI, LLC, of East Wenatchee will be working to rebuild the roadway, restoring it to two lanes, between mileposts 2.20 and 2.24. That portion of the roadway was damaged in March 2016 during a landslide. Read more ...

Chip sealing starts Aug. 7 on 2017 Preservation Roads

Posted On: August 04, 2017

County road maintenance crews will begin chip sealing Preservation Roads on Monday, Aug. 7. They will start in the Leavenworth District and move onto the Cashmere, Chelan and Wenatchee districts, in that order. Motorists are advised to find alternate routes when crews are in their area. Read more ...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection event returns in September

Posted On: August 02, 2017

The annual Chelan County Household Hazardous Waste Collection event returns Sept. 29-30 and will be held at three locations throughout the county. The event provides homeowners and businesses the opportunity to dispose of toxic, flammable and corrosive materials in a safe way. The collection event is free to households; however, reduced fees apply to qualifying businesses. Residents and businesses must reside in Chelan County to participate. Read more ...

Yard waste, brush drop-off site opens in Leavenworth

Posted On: July 13, 2017

Chelan County Public Works will be opening a drop-off brush yard on East Leavenworth Road to service homeowners and businesses in the apple maggot quarantine area of western Chelan County. The site, which will be open once a week, will be open on Fridays. Read more ...

Dryden Transfer Station will not take yard waste from apple maggot quarantine area

Posted On: June 16, 2017

The Dryden Transfer Station will no longer accept plant material -- tree limbs and clippings, brush, grass, homegrown tree fruit, etc. -- from apple maggot quarantine areas, which includes much of western Chelan County. Read more ...