NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) — The City of Wilmington has completed yard debris pick up left behind from Hurricane Irene. The City and contracted crews picked up 76,000 cubic yards, according to Malissa Talbert.
DRC Emergency Services, New Hanover County’s debris removal contractor, has collected 24,146 cubic yards as of Monday, Sept. 26 from roads in the unincorporated area, according to Mark Boyer with New Hanover County.
The second and final pass through the county began today in the southern unincorporated area. After it’s completed, the contractor will return to the northern area for the final collection.
Private roads will also be addressed during the second pass in addition to the state-system roads.