Fort Wayne leaf collection begins Monday

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – Leaf collection begins Monday in the Fort Wayne area.

Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, October 29, Street Department crews will begin collecting leaves in the central portion of the City. Each of the City’s 400+ neighborhoods will receive two pick-ups over the next seven weeks.

The collection schedule is as follows:

Oct. 29-Nov. 2 – Central
Nov. 5-9 – South
Nov. 13-16 – North
Nov. 19-21 – Central
Dec. 3-7 – South
Dec. 10-14 – North

The daily collection for Monday, Oct. 29, includes:

  • Crew One:  Michigan Avenue, Broad River, Indian Village, Vesey Addition, Brookmill Terrace, Westfield, Taylor Street, Covington Road, Ardmore Avenue, Nuttman Avenue and Brooklyn.
  • Crew Two:  Spy Run, North Triangle, Highland Park Forest, Irvington Park, North Highlands, Hamilton, Bloomingdale, Harris Road, Butler Road, Log Cabin Park, Bass-Leesburg Civic and North Franke Park.
  • Crew Three:  Wilmarbee, Brierwood Hills, Winterfield, Aboite Meadows, Aspen Village, West Lakes, Coves of West Lakes, Homestead Hills, Covington Road, Scott Road, Illinois Road, and Hadley Road.
  • Crew Four: Inwood Drive, Kingston Park, Statewood Park, State Boulevard, Monarch Park, Lofton Woods, Georgetown Place, Valley Park Forest, Maplecrest Road, Reed Road, Maysville Road, and Lake Avenue.
  • Crew Five:  South Wayne, Oakdale, Illsley Place, Creighton Homes, Poplar, Williams-Woodland Park, Hoagland Masterson, Taylor St., Rudisill Boulevard, Fairfield Avenue, Broadway, and Creighton.
  • Crew Six:  Northside, Vance Avenue, St. Joe River Drive, Bellair Civic, Carew Street, Parnell Avenue, Crescent Avenue, Anthony Boulevard, East State Boulevard, Brentwood Park, Hobson Road, and Beacon Heights.

Residents should remember to rake leaves to the park strip by 7 a.m. on the first day of their collection week. Don’t put leaves in your trash/recycling cart. Don’t place leaves in the street or over storm drains.

Residents can access daily collection updates at cityoffortwayne.org/leaves, or can call (260) 427-2603.

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