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FAQ Topic: Public Works FAQs

Do we have any community-wide cleanups?

Each Spring we conduct a Clean Sweep Program throughout the Town. Items like appliances and furniture are accepted during this clean up campaign. Watch for details in the Town newsletter or flyers.

Where can I take recyclables on weekends?

There is an Onslow County convenience center located on Swansboro Loop Road, about four miles from Main Street Extension. Their telephone number is (910)326-7376. The hours for the convenience center are Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Times are subject to change at any time, it is recommended to call and … Continued

How do I dispose of yard waste?

The Public Works department offers weekly curbside yard waste removal each Wednesday. Tree limbs up to 6 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length can be placed curbside for collection and they do not have to be bundled and tied. All loose refuse (for example, leaves, grass clippings, and the like) are still required … Continued

How does the Town decide when to resurface a street?

The Town uses a detailed comprehensive street assessment completed with the assistance of an engineering firm. Each street within the Town was thoroughly assessed and given a pavement condition rating (PCR). Each year, the Town staff recommends to the Board of Commissioners which street or streets should be resurfaced, based in large part on the … Continued

How do I report a pothole?

If you would like to report a pothole, you may contact the Public Works Department, (910) 326-4428. We try to provide a follow-up response within 24 hours. If a pothole, sinkhole, or another roadway condition appears to be a serious safety issue, please contact the Swansboro Police Department at (910)326-5151.

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