To ensure that Lynwood alleys are clear of debris and trash, the Public Works Department is cleaning the alleys citywide on a 10-to-14-day rotation schedule.
Last week, the 94 miles of cleaned were:
- Brenton Ave./St. Emydius alley – items cleaned included dressers, trash boxes, paint buckets, a refrigerator, clothes, a mattress, and shopping carts
- Carlin Ave./Harris Ave. pocket park alley – cleared items included dressers, a pile of tires, trash, clothing, a futon, a pile toy cars and personal debris
- Palm Ave./Carlin Ave. alley from Muriel Dr. to Bullis Rd. – cleared items included a mattress, dressers, televisions, recliners, boxes of clothes, pallets, a bathroom vanity and sink
- Pine Ave./Imperial Hwy Winchell’s alley (Pine Ave. to Linden St.) – cleared items included a futon, boxes of trash, 50 gallon bags of trash, car bumpers, a dresser, car seats and bags of food waste
- Atlantic Ave. east alley from Elmwood Ave. to Beechwood Ave. – cleared items included piles mattresses, chairs, six 50-gallon bags full personal trash, a dog house, loose clothing, and laundry baskets full debris
- Duncan west alley from Los Flores Blvd. to Elmwood Ave. – cleared items included multiple couches, multiple dressers, vacuums, boxes and bags full trash, shopping carts, and televisions.
Additionally, three households found to have illegally dumped items were billed for the cost of clean-up, which includes staff time, equipment and fees.
The City of Lynwood Public Works crews are working hard to keep the City clean and safe – please do your part by properly disposing your unwanted items.