Since Category 4 Hurricane Irma struck on Sept. 10, 2017, more than 2.3 million cubic yards of hurricane debris — both vegetative and construction/demolition — and more than 19,000 destroyed white goods (large appliances) have been removed along roads throughout the Florida Keys.
The deadline to put hurricane debris along county and private roads from MM 16 to 28 for guaranteed collection was Jan. 14, 2018. The final pass has begun in this area. It is moving quickly, but will take a few weeks to complete.
There is not a deadline yet to put hurricane debris along County and private roads from MM 28 to MM 40, but now is the time to get your eligible debris onto the rights of way. This is important to expedite the cleanup and ensure all eligible hurricane debris is picked up. Collection is continuing in this area.
The county’s contractor just completed final passes of county roads on Conch Key and Duck Key (with the exception of four large stumps that will be picked up with different equipment). That contractor now is completing the final pass in the City of Layton, which contracted with the county to manage its debris collection.
The Florida Department of Transportation is currently underway of its fourth and final pass along U.S. 1 (the Overseas Highway.