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Posted on: March 18, 2020

4 p.m. March 18, 2020- WF transfer station weekend hours extended amid COVID-19 pandemic

Extended hours at transfer station

The City of West Fargo Public Works Department is extending weekend hours at the transfer station located at 1620 Main Ave. W. in West Fargo. This will allow extra disposal of garbage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The transfer station will open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday starting this weekend, March 21, March 22. These hours will remain in effect until further notice.

The City of West Fargo wants to also remind you about the following changes to garbage pickup and disposal.

  • Any extra garbage that is placed outside of the garbage collection bin will only be picked up if it’s bagged and tied.
  • No loose garbage will be picked up unless it is bagged and tied.
  • Residents are only allowed to flush toilet paper. No one is allowed to flush paper towels, wipes, flushable wipes or any other materials.

Sanitation crews will still pick up large items that can be safely picked up by equipment. The transfer station at 1620 Main Ave. W. is open to accept any extra garbage Monday through Sunday.

West Fargo sanitation is working closely with fellow City of West Fargo departments to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and to devise plans for response that are in the best interest of public safety, while continuing to provide public services.

The City of West Fargo encourages residents to follow the guidelines of Fargo Cass Public Health, North Dakota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at this time. The City of West Fargo will continue to share updates regarding its response to COVID-19 and any operational changes on Facebook, Twitter and www.westfargond.gov.