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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Presidents' Day Holiday

City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed Monday, February 19, 2024 in observance of Presidents' Day. 

There will be no curbside collections (rubbish, recycle) on Monday. All curbside collections will be delayed by one day...

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Posted on: January 1, 2024

2024 Yard Waste Season

We are now accepting NEW and RENEWAL applications for the 2024 season! The 2024 season will begin Monday, April 1, 2024 and will run through Friday, December 6, 2024. 

New customers: You qualify as a new customer if you do not currently h...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

2024 ADDITIONAL RUBBISH BARRELS (NEW AND RENEWALS)

ADDITIONAL RUBBISH BARRELS

The City of Bristol provides each residential property (1-5 unit buildings) with one rubbish barrel and one recycle barrel per unit. For example, two-family homes have two rubbish barrels, five-unit homes have five rubbish barrel...

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Litter Cleanup Kits Available!

Visit the Public Works office to receive a litter cleanup kit, which includes: a trash picker, garbage bags, a safety vest, first aid kit, and gloves! Available to the Bristol community, both individuals and groups!

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Posted on: September 13, 2023

Inlands Wetlands and Watercourses Map Update

The City of Bristol has hired the environmental consulting firm of BL Companies to review and update the City of Bristol Inland Wetlands and Watercourses map.  The purpose of the update is to accurately indicate the location of wetlands and water...

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Eversource Southington/Bristol 1810/1825 Line Project

Work will be within Eversource’s existing right of way (powerline corridor) off Riverside Avenue, Ridge Road, Sunnydale Avenue, Lakeside Drive, Lake Avenue, Halcyon Drive, and Horizon Drive. 
 
We anticipate starting this work mi...
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Posted on: July 26, 2023

CITY ANNOUNCES REHABILITATION OF MELLEN STREET BRIDGE PROJECT

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Bristol CT) July, 2023 CITY ANNOUNCES REHABILITATION OF MELLEN STREET BRIDGE PROJECT  (BRISTOL, CT) – The City of Bristol announces the rehabilitation of the Mellen Street B...

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

CT DOT Start of Work on Route 69 and Route 72 in Bristol

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
860-594-2560
DOT.CustomerCare@ct.gov
Operating Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Caring for Your Barrel

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Public Works Has Moved Back to City Hall/NEW OFFICE HOURS

The Public Works Department has moved back to City Hall. Visit us at 111 North Main Street, 2nd Floor. NEW OFFICE HOURS: MON, WED, THURS 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., TUES 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., FRI 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Eversource Shares Tree “Scorecards” with Community Leaders Ahead of Scheduled Trimming

N   Eversource Shares Tree “Scorecards” with Community Leaders Ahead of Scheduled Trimming 

Energy company working along 4,000 miles of electric distribution lines to strengthen system reliab...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Food-Scraps-To-Compost Collection Survey

The City of Bristol is considering a partnership with Blue Earth Compost to bring a Food-Scraps-to-Compost curbside collection service to our town! There are many benefits to composting, including reducing the amount of household trash y...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Plastic Bag and Film Collection

The Department of Public Works has accepted the Trex Company challenge by hoping to collect 500lbs of Plastic Film over a six month period. If we reach our goal we will get a bench made out of the plastic film that will be placed in a local park. Attached...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Special Event Permit Applications

The City of Bristol has created a new digital form to apply for special event permits! We are no longer accepting paper applications. 

Bristol requires a permit for all special events taking place within the City. The application must be submitted...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

TRANSFER STATION-ACCOUNT REQUIREMENTS & UPDATED DAILY FREE ALLOWANCE

NEWS RELEASE & ADVISORY 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Phone: 860-584-6125

111 North Main Street

Bristol, CT 06010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Bristol, CT) May 20, 2019 

TRANSFER STATION-ACCOUNT REQUIREMENTS & UPDATED DAILY FREE ALLOWANCE

(BR...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Recycle Coach App

May 15, 2019

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Announces Recycle Coach “App” to Help Residents Recycle

The Recycle Coach app helps City of Bristol residents take the guesswork out of recycling, empowering them to make smarter disposal decisions and ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Help Keep Bristol Clean & Green

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Did you know…

  • Bristol provides 1 FREE Bulk pickup per year for homeowners/ that receive curbside collection from the city? Simply call 860-584-6125 or visit www.bristolct.gov to schedule your appoin...
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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Curbside Barrel Policy Reminder

Residents we need your help! Please remember to place your barrel in a clear area where we can grab and empty. If you have visitors on your collection day ask that they not block the barrels with their vehicles. Place barrels at the curb by 6:00 am on the...

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