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    Yard Waste Collection Schedule

    November 18 2020
    The Allentown Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste is announcing the fall yard waste collection schedule.
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    Bridge Closure Date Scheduled

    November 16 2020
    The bridge on West Gordon Street and over Jordan Creek in the City of Allentown is expected to be closed for nearly nine months for reconstruction beginning on Monday, November 30.
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    Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

    October 22 2020
    The Allentown Department of Public Works is announcing the fall leaf collection schedule.
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    City Participating in DEP Climate Action

    August 20 2020
    Allentown is among 21 municipalities participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) second year of its Local Climate Action Program (LCAP).
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    City Warns of Illegal Dumping Scams

    August 20 2020
    The Allentown Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste is urging residents to beware of persons offering to dispose of their junk.
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    LCA Settlement Approved

    August 13 2020
    Allentown City Council has approved a settlement with the Lehigh County Authority (LCA) ending years of disputes and litigation and solidifying the partnership between the city and the Authority on the concession lease of Allentown’s water and sewer utili...
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    Recycling Drop Off Center Closed

    August 06 2020
    The city of Allentown Recycling Drop Off Center at 1400 Martin Luther King Jr. remains closed today while crews clean the grounds and technicians assess flood water damage to an on-site electrical panel.
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    Flooding Closes Recycling Drop Off Center

    August 05 2020
    The Recycling Drop Off Center at 1400 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive is closed today due to flooding.
  • Homepage, Public Works, Water Resources

    City & LCA Reach Tentative Settlement

    July 10 2020
    Negotiators for the City of Allentown and the Lehigh County Authority (LCA) have reached a tentative settlement ending years of disputes and litigation and solidifying their partnership on the concession lease of Allentown's water and sewer utility system...
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    Illegal Dumping Cleanup

    June 16 2020
    N. Bradford Street will be closed from E. Allen Street to N. Dauphin Street on Wednesday, June 17 to cleanup illegally dumped construction debris, furniture, TVs and other trash along the roadside. 
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