Skagit County transfer station temporarily closed


August 17, 2022

The Skagit County Transfer Station, 14104 Ovenell Road, is closed to self-haulers garbage drop-off until further notice. The station is managing temporary capacity issues for waste storage.

“A piece of essential equipment used by our contractor, Republic, to load containers onto rail cars failed earlier this week. This compounded the issue of garbage already stockpiled at the transfer station,” said Margo Gillaspy, Skagit County Solid Waste Division manager Friday.

Commercial haulers are able to bring in waste said Mike See, assistant director of Public Works.

The transfer station is open to r...

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