Pardon Our Mess: Litter between Fort Gordon gates

Sunday, March 9, 2014 9:01 PM
Last updated 9:29 PM
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WHERE: Along Gordon Highway, between Fort Gordon gates 1 and 2

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Trash litters Fort Gordon Gate 2 at Robinson Avenue.  Wesley Brown/Staff
Wesley Brown/Staff
Trash litters Fort Gordon Gate 2 at Robinson Avenue.

WHAT: Four miles of trash strewn along the median and eastbound shoulder that motorists and residents say make the area surrounding Fort Gordon’s gates look “very shabby.”

WHO’S RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Environmental Services handles cleanup

ACTION PROMISED: Deputy Environmental Services Director Lori Videtto said she would issue a work order in hopes of getting the litter cleared next week. Videtto said her department has three inmate crews and internal staff that work litter collection twice a week. “Now that most of our work crews are done with storm debris cleanup, I can go ahead and reallocate some staff to litter collection,” she said.

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