Summer hours in spring for transfer station

BRIDGEPORT – The city’s Public Works Department has announced that summer hours are now in effect at the Transfer Station. Please note: Saturday hours have been extended to 2:30 p.m.

The hours are as follows: Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Bridgeport residents only are allowed to use the transfer station and residents must follow the rules and regulations listed below. Small business owners and haulers may use the transfer station Monday through Friday, but they must have either a business permit, or hauler’s permit to use the facility. For more information regarding permits/licenses, contact (203) 576-7123, or visit Rm. 223 at City Hall, 45 Lyon Terrace.

Following rules and regulations apply:

Household refuse only
Must have a Bridgeport license and registration, or a permit
No toxic or hazardous liquids or waste
Wood, brush or metal over four-feet long will not be accepted
All metal must be separated from other refuse
All small debris, lawn refuse, etc., must be bagged, tied or boxed
No more than 2 tires per load will be accepted
Wooden doors and mattresses must be cut in half
Sheetrock, shingles, or remodeling and demolition materials will not be accepted
Brush must be less than four feet in length and tied in bundles, or loose and covered
People living outside the city owning a house in Bridgeport must show proof of ownership of said premises, e.g.: an updated tax bill or deed. Utility bills will not be accepted.
Haulers, small business owners and monitored residents are prohibited on Saturday
All loads must be covered and secured
Rude or abusive conduct will not be tolerated

For more information, call the transfer station at 203.576.7725, or Tony DePrimo, Transfer Station Supervisor at 203.576.7751.

Keila Torres Ocasio