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Freehold Township Creates Brush Collection Map

Map shows in red which streets in town have had brush collected.

A special emergency brush collection update has been issued for Freehold Township residents.

According to the township’s website, brush left from Hurricane Sandy has been continuously collected since the storm hit, however, despite the township’s best efforts, collection may continue well into January and February.

In order to keep residents informed, the township has created a map that illustrates where brush has been collected in town. The red areas of the map show which streets have been completed. Areas that remain to be collected are not highlighted. The announcement states that the map will be updated often.

The brush collection update states Public Works has been working six extended work days per week, and has employed the services of multiple contracting agencies for equipment and services to collect brush left behind from Hurricane Sandy. While the township is sympathetic to the inconvenience of the brush waiting to be collected, residents are asked for their continued patience during the cleanup of Freehold Township.

To read the complete emergency brush collection update, click here. The most current version of the map in this PDF.

Jani Demato December 11, 2012 at 04:58 PM
This is absolutly ridiculas, that this brush hasn't been picked up yet! Are they waiting for a snow storm so plows can make a path for a single car to get threw and what about emergency vechiles? The road department should be assammed of themselves, There are many hard workers are looking for jobs that would galdly do a better job!
Mary bolo December 11, 2012 at 05:02 PM
i guess they are waiting for the ten feet of snow to come and make the pile higher. i would guess they did not even think about that one! good ol' freehold! home of the brainiacs............
Richard December 11, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Our Streets are like Mazes. When you call the office about the clean up they sigh and say they been working on it for weeks! We have to pay more then you have to work harder!
carly December 11, 2012 at 08:51 PM
srsly its been over two months stonehurst blvd. is a HOT mess shame on you freehold.i guess youare waiting for a surprise blizzard like winter of 2010.....
john December 11, 2012 at 10:28 PM
Really with the comments people??? Take a good look how much brush each house has, its a lot of brush and its going to take a lot of time to clean it up. It takes time to load it and to transport it to the dump which also takes time. These comments must be from pencil pushers or the know it all house wives. I'm a landscape contractor from the area and knew it was going to take months to clean up, not a few weeks.
Thom December 11, 2012 at 10:39 PM
They came down my street less than a week after the storm with no notice posted anyplace so we had not put everything in street. It is in street now and there hasn't been anyone by again! Freehold should do what other downs are doing, manalapan for instance, and hire private contractors to haul away debris along with dpw crew! And PS that pic of the pile with the story is horrible and doesn't even show the huge hazzardous piles everyplace!

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