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Emergency Alerts

1 Alert
May 27, 2014 11:44 AM

Bomb Threat Cleared

State Police Bomb Squad has investigated and said Bristol Central HS is cleared. No bomb was found and the school was released back to the city.

Public Works News and Information

44 Alerts
October 7, 2014 10:38 AM

James P. Casey Road closure

There will be a road closure rain or shine this Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12 from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the Bristol Soap Box Derby race. James P. Casey Road will be closed from Eastwood Road to Perkins Street.

October 2, 2014 9:11 AM

Need more recycle room?

Is your blue City-issued recycle barrel over flowing every week? Additional recycle barrels are available at no cost to residents who currently have curbside recycle collection from the City.

To request an additional barrel, call Public Works at...

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September 26, 2014 8:37 AM

Fall Leaf Collection

It's that time of year again!
The City of Bristol provides curbside leaf collection during the fall each year. The fall collection period is conducted from the last two weeks of October through the month of November.
During this time, leaf bags are...

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September 12, 2014 1:17 PM

Crack Sealing of Roads

The City of Bristol is scheduled to start Phase 1 of its annual roadway crack sealing program beginning Monday, September 15, 2014. As part of the program the following streets are anticipated to be crack sealed:

STREET NAME
Delmar Drive
Maiden Lane...

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September 9, 2014 1:15 PM

Frederick Street Bridge Reconstruction

The City of Bristol is replacing the Frederick Street Bridge. Work is scheduled to start September 29, 2014. The contractor, Dayton Construction, is scheduled to work through the winter and complete the project by May 30, 2015.

During construction...

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August 28, 2014 8:55 AM

Labor Day Service Schedule

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday September 1st, 2014 in honor of Labor Day.

There will be no curbside collections on Monday.
Rubbish, recycling and yard waste collection will be one day later than normal during the...

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August 18, 2014 2:04 PM

Phase 2 - Paving and Road Repairs

The City of Bristol is scheduled to start Phase II of the roadway resurfacing program on August 21, 2014. As part of the program the following streets will be milled and resurfaced:

Maple Avenue (Round Hill to Jerome Ave)
Arlington Street
Uconn Drive...

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August 14, 2014 12:40 PM

Pay As You Throw rate change effective 9/2/14

Effective 9/2/2014:
The rate for Residential disposal is as follows:

· Five Year Permit/Replacement fee of $25.00 for permit stickers and $30.00 for rear view mirror hang tags. (Five year rolling term from the date of purchase).
· No charge for...

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June 27, 2014 8:16 AM

Independence Day Service Schedule

City Hall will be closed on Friday, July 4th, 2014 in honor of Independence Day.
There will be no curbside collections on Friday, July 4th, and the Transfer Station will also be closed. Rubbish, recycling and yard waste collection will be one day later...

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June 12, 2014 9:25 AM

New Residential Transfer Station Permits available

New Residential Transfer Station permits now available! We now offer rear-view mirror hang tags for Transfer Station permits. These are more convenient if you use more than one vehicle, and are harder to lose than the small windshield stickers. New permit...

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June 11, 2014 9:17 AM

Road Closure

There will be a road closure this Saturday, June 14 (rain date Saturday, June 21) from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for the annual Team Bristol Car Show. North Main Street will be closed from Center Street to Route 6.

May 19, 2014 8:30 AM

Memorial Day service schedule

City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 in honor of Memorial Day.
There will be no curbside collections on May 26th, and the Transfer Station will also be closed.
Rubbish, recycling and yard waste collection will be one day later than normal...

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May 15, 2014 2:10 PM

Public Works Summer Office Hours

Public Works announces summer office hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Please make sure barrels are curbside for collection by 6:00 AM (year-round).

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May 14, 2014 1:19 PM

When is your next recycle day?

If you lost track - bookmark this page:
www.bristolct.gov/whatsmyday

Easy look up by street!

April 15, 2014 1:32 PM

Good Friday Service Schedule

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Friday, April 18th, 2014 in honor of Good Friday.

There will be no curbside collections on Friday, and all Friday collection routes will be done on Saturday, April 19th, 2014.

The Transfer...

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April 15, 2014 10:28 AM

Leaf Bag Collection

As a reminder, leaf bag collection will run through April 25, 2014

Curbside Leaf Bag Collection –Leaf bags (brown, recyclable paper bags) are collected on the normal rubbish collection day. Place bags at the curb by 6:00 AM on your collection day and...

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April 11, 2014 2:56 PM

Waterbury Road Reconstruction

The City of Bristol will be doing extensive road work on Waterbury Road. The work area will extend from the intersection of Terryville Road to the Plymouth/Bristol town line.

The Department of Public Works expects the major components of the work to...

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April 11, 2014 2:20 PM

Spring Road Resurfacing

The City of Bristol is scheduled to start its spring 2014 roadway resurfacing program on April 21, 2014. As part of the program the following streets will be milled and resurfaced:

Maple Avenue (Burlington Ave to Round Hill)
Battle Street (Cider Mill to...

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February 14, 2014 9:56 AM

Presidents' Day

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, February 17th, 2014 in honor of Presidents’ Day.

There will be no curbside collections on Monday, and all collection routes will be done one day later in the week, with Friday rubbish...

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February 12, 2014 9:23 AM

Early Collections on Thursday 2/13/14

In anticipation of the inclement weather, Public Works will begin curbside collections at 6:00 AM tomorrow: Thursday, February 13, 2014.

Curbside collections will begin on state roads (Route 229 – King St, Route 6 – Farmington/Terryville Avenue & Route...

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February 4, 2014 11:14 AM

Early Collections on 2/5/2014

In anticipation of the inclement weather, Public Works will begin curbside collections at 6:00 AM tomorrow: Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Please make sure that barrels are at the curb by 6:00 AM.

An emergency parking ban will also be in effect...

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January 13, 2014 8:31 AM

Holiday Schedule for next week

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, January 20th, 2014 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

There will be no curbside collections on Monday, and all collection routes will be done one day later in the week, with Friday...

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December 30, 2013 8:14 AM

Curbside Tree Collection

Curbside Christmas tree collections have begun and will continue through January 17, 2014.

Please have trees curbside by 6:00 AM on your regular rubbish collection day. All tree stands, lights, ornaments and tree bags must be removed before placing trees...

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December 19, 2013 9:20 AM

Holiday Service Schedule

City Hall Schedule
City Hall will be closed at 12:15 for the afternoon of Tuesday 12/24/13 and for the entire day Wednesday 12/25/13.
City Hall will also close at 12:15 for the afternoon of Tuesday 12/31/13 and for the entire day Wednesday 1/1/14.
...

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December 16, 2013 8:49 AM

Snow Clearing/Removal

Bristol Public Works and the Police Department would like to remind Bristol residents that City Ordinance (Sect. 21-24.) states that deposit of snow on public streets and neighboring properties is forbidden and can be subject to a $75.00 fine per offense...

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December 12, 2013 9:22 AM

2014 Recycle Reminder Calendars

Find your route, and print a handy recycle reminder calendar so you always know when your next recycle day is!


http://www.ci.bristol.ct.us/index.aspx?NID=558

December 5, 2013 11:36 AM

Do you Tweet?

Public Works is on Twitter! Follow us at www.twitter.com/BristolPW

Like us on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/BristolPW

Feel free to forward this to your Bristol friends and relatives that are using social media. We can use these tools to quickly...

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November 22, 2013 8:33 AM

Thanksgiving Service Schedule

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

There will be no curbside collections on Thursday, November 28th and the Transfer Station will also be closed.

Thursday curbside collections...

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November 12, 2013 8:56 AM

Transfer Station Hours Extended

To assist Bristol residents with fall clean-up efforts and reduce scale traffic during peak times, Public Works will extend hours at the Transfer Station as follows:

Fridays 11/15/13, 11/22/13 and 11/29/13 – The Transfer Station will remain open until 4...

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November 5, 2013 11:52 AM

Veterans Day Schedule & Yard Waste Service Extended

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday November 11th, 2013 in honor of Veterans Day.

There will be no curbside collections on Monday.
Rubbish, recycling, leaf bag and yard waste collection will be one day later than normal...

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October 18, 2013 10:36 AM

Leaf Bag Collection

Leaf bags are collected on the normal rubbish collection day. Place bags at the curb by 6:00 am on your collection day. Please bring your leaf bags curbside as soon as they are filled and leave them curbside until collected. Leaf bag collection is...

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September 18, 2013 11:37 AM

Paper Shredding Event

The City of Bristol will host a Tunxis Recycling Document Shredding Event on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (or until the truck is full).

Who can attend?
Bristol, Berlin, Burlington, Meriden, New Britain, Plainville, Plymouth,...

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September 12, 2013 3:06 PM

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The City of Bristol will host a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection event on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Who can attend?
Bristol, Berlin, Burlington, Meriden, New Britain, Plainville, Plymouth, Prospect, Southington and...

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August 28, 2013 11:09 AM

Labor Day Service Schedule

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday September 2nd, 2013 in honor of Labor Day.

There will be no curbside collections on Monday.
Rubbish, recycling and yard waste collection will be one day later than normal during the...

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August 1, 2013 3:42 PM

Roadway Construction

The City of Bristol will begin major roadway maintenance operations on Monday, August 5, 2013. Work will consist of milling and resurfacing of selected streets and is currently anticipated to proceed in the following order:

• Buckboard Lane
• Oxbow...

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July 1, 2013 11:08 AM

Holiday Service Schedule

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 in honor of Independence Day.
There will be no curbside collections on July 4th, and the Transfer Station will also be closed.
Rubbish, recycling and yard waste collection will be one day later than...

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May 20, 2013 8:35 AM

Memorial Day Service Schedule

City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013 in honor of Memorial Day.

There will be no curbside collections on May 27th, and the Transfer Station will also be closed.

Rubbish, recycling and yard waste collection will be one day later than...

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May 7, 2013 11:22 AM

New "Notify Me" list for the Pay As You Throw program

From the City's home page (www.bristolct.gov), click on Notify Me on the lower left side of the screen. Sign in to get news and information for the Pay As You Throw program at the Transfer Station.

Help spread the word! Share this with your Bristol...

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April 29, 2013 2:23 PM

Green Yard Waste Barrels

Our supply is depleted.

If you have a green yard waste barrel and do not intend to renew the service, please call us at 860-584-6125 so that we can make arrangements to retrieve the barrel.

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March 25, 2013 8:40 AM

Good Friday Service Schedule

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Friday, March 29th, 2013 in honor of Good Friday.

There will be no curbside collections on Friday, and all Friday collection routes will be done on Saturday, March 30th, 2013.

The...

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February 15, 2013 10:19 AM

Presidents' Day Schedule

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, February 18th, 2013 in honor of Presidents’ Day.

There will be no curbside collections on Monday, and all collection routes will be done one day later in the week, with Friday...

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January 29, 2013 4:04 PM

Pay As You Throw News and Information

Pay As You Throw begins Monday, March 4, 2013. Information is available at www.bristolct.gov/ResPAYT

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January 17, 2013 1:10 PM

Martin Luther King Day Service Schedule

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, January 21st, 2013 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

There will be no curbside collections on Monday, and all collection routes will be done one day later in the week, with Friday...

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October 17, 2012 1:00 PM

Need more room for recyclables?

If you always fill your blue barrel before it's collection day, you can request an additional blue barrel at no charge.
Contact Public Works at 860-584-6125 to request an additional recycle barrel. Public Works will audit your recycling to ensure that...

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Road Closures

6 Alerts
October 7, 2014 10:38 AM

James P. Casey Road closure

There will be a road closure rain or shine this Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12 from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the Bristol Soap Box Derby race. James P. Casey Road will be closed from Eastwood Road to Perkins Street.

September 11, 2014 9:58 AM

Riverside Avenue Extension

Road closure for "A Taste of Bristol & Beyond" event Saturday, September 13 from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. with a rain date of Sunday, September 14 from 12:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Riverside Avenue Extension will be closed from Main Street to North...

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September 9, 2014 1:16 PM

Frederick Street Bridge Closure

The City of Bristol is replacing the Frederick Street Bridge. Work is scheduled to start September 29, 2014. The contractor, Dayton Construction, is scheduled to work through the winter and complete the project by May 30, 2015.

During construction...

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April 30, 2014 9:07 AM

Road Closure Sunday, May 4, 2014

There will be a road closure this Sunday, May 4 for the annual Pequabuck River Duck Race. Rain date is scheduled for Sunday, May 11.
Central Street in Forestville will be closed from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM beginning on Church Avenue and ending on Broad...

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March 18, 2014 3:57 PM

Correction - Shamrock Run

After further clarification, there will be no actual road closures associated with the Shamrock Run on March 22, 2014. If necessary, one lane may be briefly closed to facilitate traffic flow for a short duration.

We apologize for any confusion.

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March 17, 2014 8:33 AM

Road Closure - March 22 - Shamrock Run and Walk

Link for details and street list

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