Eugene Prepares for More Rain

EUGENE, Ore. — Public Works crews in Eugene are bracing themselves for another storm. Tuesday, they were out suctioning up as much of the debris from Monday’s rain as possible. Staff members say the city has a really great storm drainage system, but the trick is making sure the water has a clear path down … Continue reading »

Public Works Prepares for Storm

EUGENE, Ore. — With winds and rain heading this way, public works crews in Eugene said they are working to prevent flooding. Crews said their main focus is collecting leaves and cleaning up some sand left on the roads after last months snowstorm. Public works said community members can help prevent localized flooding by making … Continue reading »

Leaf Collection Continues in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The second round of leaf collections in the city of Eugene started Thursday. Last month’s snowstorm pushed the leaf collection schedule back about a week, so the city is reminding anyone who lives in the second round collection zone to check their online schedule and put the leaves out in the street … Continue reading »

Eugene Leaf Collection Ends

EUGENE, Ore. — After Friday, Eugene residents will need to take care of their own leaf piles. Friday was the final day of leaf pickup. Public Works crews collected more than 14,000 cubic yards of leaves and kept all of that out of the landfill. Surface Maintenance Supervisor Damon Joyner said, “Eugene values reusing, recycling … Continue reading »

Second Round of Leaf Collection Begins

EUGENE, Ore– It’s time to grab the rake and gather the lawn leafs, as the second and final round of leaf collection has begun in Eugene. During the first round, Public Works crews collected more than 9,700 cubic yards of leaves.  Resident’s are reminded not to place leaves in bike lanes, ditches, or landscaped areas. … Continue reading »