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The Haz Bin hazardous materials disposal center at 7501 Grade Lane is closed this week because of road repairs. The entrance road to the facility is being repaved. The paving work should be completed by the end of this week, weather permitting, and Haz Bin should resume its regular operating hours of Wednesday and Saturday, 9 AM to 3 PM on Wednesday July 8.

Haz Bin, along with all staffed Jefferson County recycling facilities and the Waste Reduction Center on Meriwether Avenue were already scheduled to be closed on Saturday July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. A complete list of the recycling sites is at louisvilleky.gov/government/public-works/services/recycling.

Bardstown Road will be closed be TONIGHT (6/30) in front of the Highland Tap Room from Grinstead Dr. to Baxter Ave./Highland Ave.

The set-up begins at 5:30 p.m.  The road is scheduled to be closed from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

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Tree Triage
Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm May 7 – September 24

Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff needs volunteers to assist in cutting invasive vines to save the trees in Cherokee Park.
Timing is critical because vines need to be removed before they seed and produce more vines!

To register, visit www.olmstedparks.org or contact Sarah Wolff at 502-456-8125.

Park Stewards Needed!

You may enjoy walking your dog in one of our beautiful Olmsted Parks, riding your bike or reading a book there, but have you ever thought of becoming a Park Steward? A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. The training program covers plant identification, best practices for invasive plant removal, proper planting techniques, the history of the Olmsted Parks, and more.

July 7, 2015 is the start of our next Park Steward training.
Register online at www.olmstedparks.org/events, or call 502.456-8125.

The Summer 2015 Cherokee Triangle Association Newsletter is now available to view online.

Click here to view – CTA Newsletter Summer 2015

Glenmary Avenue will be closed to through traffic from Grinstead Drive to Ray Avenue Thursday June 24 through Monday June 29 as Louisville Water performs work on a water main.

Local access will be provided.

The Cherokee Triangle Willow Park Concert is TENATIVE for this evening, pending weather conditions.  At this time the concert is tentatively planned to happen as scheduled, however there is a chance of rain and thunderstorms that could require a last minute cancellation.

Grinstead Water Main Break
Update from Louisville Water Company

Early this morning, a large water main broke on Grinstead Drive, just west of Stilz.
This afternoon, Louisville Water Company (LWC) crews prepared the site of the 60-inch water main break for repairs. LWC has drained water from the pipe and is working with other utilities to secure their infrastructure that’s near the area.

This pipe is 60-inches in diameter and it’s made of pre-stressed concrete. It was installed in 1987. The repair will take several days and both directions of Grinstead Drive will be closed through the weekend from I-64 to Stiltz.

A boil water advisory continues for 33,000 Louisville Water customers until tests confirm water quality. The advisory area includes nearly all of District 9 – and beyond. More information, including a map and list of impacted streets, is available online: http://www.louisvillewater.com/newsroom/update-60-inch-main-break-repair-work-grinstead-drive.

That advisory could be lifted Friday morning.
All water service has been restored but there may be pockets of low pressure.
Follow local media for an announcement when the advisory is lifted.

Thank you for your patience.

 

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