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Improvements to the drop-off bins include installing the sidewalk and regrading the pavement to ensure ADA compliance. Ballasts, fencing, and signage were also added to increase safety and efficiency.
The entire Recycling Center was regraded and repaved to improve drainage and safety. Traffic lines and parking spaces were added to improve traffic circulation.
The brush, leaf, mulch, and compost areas were expanded and repaved to improve traffic circulation and improve access. Bin block walls were added to organize the materials.
The concrete pad containing the drop-off bins has been expanded to increase efficiency and allow room for the expansion of recyclable commodities in the future.
The Styrofoam™ recycling area has been expanded to increase access and efficiency.
Addition of a curb, ballasts, and paving to the drop-off area has been accomplished to comply with ADA requirements.
An area has been paved and graded for the construction of a salt storage area beginning in October.
The entrance of the Recycling Center has been expanded and gates have been added to increase traffic efficiency and safety. A new entrance booth for the Recycling Center staff will be added in the coming weeks.
On 9/2/2022, the Recycling Center officially reopened to Residents!
As of 7/13/22, the contractor has mobilized to the site and begun the demolition work necessary for the proposed improvements. New concrete curbs and sidewalks have been poured. New electrical conduit is being installed for the Styrofoam™ machine, security cameras, and building.
As of 7/22/22, the concrete work that constitutes the curb, pad, and sidewalk has been completed. This pad will serve as the area for the Styrofoam™, metals, and electronic recycling. The electrical conduit is also complete. Materials have been brought in to raise the grade of the site which will allow for a more leveled surface area and improved drainage. The safety bollards are also in the process of being installed, along with the entry gates and surrounding fencing.
As of 7/28/22, new concrete pads for dumpsters have been poured. Safety railings and new gates are being installed. The area for the new salt dome structure has been cleared. The contractor continues to grade the site in preparation for asphalt paving.
Late-stage improvements continue at the Middletown Recycling Center on Kanes Lane! As of 8/5/22, all concrete work is complete as dumpster pads and curbs have been poured. Safety railings, fencing, and new gates have been installed and site drainage and electrical improvements were finished this week. The entire site will be regraded and paved within the next 10 days.
Renovations began at the end of June, including increasing access and efficiency to the recycling drop-off bins, improving traffic circulation, allowing room for the expansion of recyclable commodities in the future, and ensuring ADA compliance to both the Middletown Recycling Center and Administrative Building. As of 8/12/22, the project was delayed slightly due to several unforeseen, yet necessary, utility upgrades.
The majority of improvements as of 8/18/22 at the Middletown Recycling Center (52 Kanes Lane) included the installation of a retaining wall near the mulch/compost area to prevent runoff and to create a cleaner, safer environment for workers and residents. The entire Recycling Center was graded and asphalt has been added. Several of the drop-off bins have been moved back to the Recycling Center in anticipation of the re-opening.
As of 8/26/22, the entrance to the Middletown Recycling Center (52 Kanes Lane) has been widened to improve traffic flow and new gates have been added to increase security. Signage has also been added throughout the Recycling Center to improve organization and efficiency in anticipation of the re-opening.