Annual Citywide Fall Leaf Pickup Begins Nov. 21

 

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (October 31, 2022) — The annual citywide leaf pickup program begins Monday, November 21, 2022, and is coordinated by Waste Connections of Tennessee. Collection efforts will follow the proposed schedule as closely as possible. Please note that the proposed schedule is a general guide and can vary considerably from the actual schedule due to weather conditions, resident participation, and the amount of leaves needed to be picked up.

The following guidelines will help make the leaf pick-up process easier for Waste Connections crews and homeowners:

  • Residents should place their leaves near, but not beyond the curb. Leaves must not be placed on the sidewalk or in the street, parking spaces, or drainage ditches due to posing a pedestrian or traffic hazard and possibly clogging the storm drains. Hazards that are created by improperly placed leaves will be removed by the City at the resident's expense.

  • Leaves must be free of tree branches and twigs as these can cause the leaf vacuums to clog; therefore, delaying the pick-up schedule. Because of their impact on production, leaf piles found to contain these items will not be picked up.

  • All leaves must be placed outside fenced areas. If there is no other location on your property to rake your leaves, rake them to the end or side of your driveway. Leaves may also be placed in plastic bags and will be picked up at the curb during the scheduled program.

  • Only leaves will be collected during this program. Citizens are reminded that the city-wide household trash and brush pick-ups are scheduled in April and May only. 

At the completion of the day, a final drive through of each daily specified route will be done to verify and ensure that all leaves are collected during that time. Please be advised that delays may occur due to unforeseen weather conditions and level of resident participation. We appreciate resident patience should your leaves not be picked up on your specified day.  Streets will be swept approximately two weeks after leaves are picked up in each designated area.


Residents can now sign up for weekly email reminders of the pickup schedules. The schedules for household trash, leaf, and brush pickups will be emailed upon publication and weekly as crews may get ahead or behind schedule. To sign up, visit OakRidgeTN.gov and select the dropdown for ‘NEWS’ and then select ‘Sign Up For Pickup Reminders' or scan this QR code with your phone camera:


For more information, please contact Waste Connections of Tennessee at (865) 482-3656.

FALL LEAF SCHEDULE 2022

Red = completed

 

Week 1

November 21 – November 25

 

Monday, Nov 21                  Burnham Woods Subdivision, Scarboro neighborhood

Tuesday, Nov 22                Manhattan Avenue from Rutgers Avenue to Manchester Road; South Purdue Avenue and side streets; Northwestern Avenue from Manhattan Avenue to South Purdue Avenue

Wednesday, Nov 23          West Gettysburg Avenue; Manhattan Avenue from Manchester Road to North Purdue Avenue; Northwestern Avenue from Manchester Road to North Purdue Avenue; North Purdue Avenue and side streets

Thursday, Nov 24               Holiday

Friday, Nov 25                     Hendrix Creek Subdivision; Crossroads Subdivision

 

Week 2

November 28 – December 2

 

Monday, Nov 28                 Briarcliff Subdivision; Eastridge Drive; English Court; Esquire Court                        

Tuesday, Nov 29                Emory Valley Road from Baltimore Drive to Dana Drive including all side streets; Emory Heights

Wednesday, Nov 30          Emory Valley Road from Baltimore Drive and side streets to Melton Lake Drive; Baylor Drive and side streets; Antioch Drive and side streets; Artesia Drive; Adelphi Road and side streets; Amanda Drive

Thursday, Dec 1                 Park Meade Drive; Center Park Lane, Harbour Pointe Subdivision

Friday, Dec 2                       Catch-up day

 

Week 3

December 5 – 9

 

Monday, Dec 5                    Marywater Lane; Palisades; Riverview Drive; Rivers Run Subdivision

Tuesday, Dec 6                   Arkansas Avenue and side streets; Athens Road and side streets; East Arrowwood Road; West Arrowwood Road; Audubon Road; Arizona Road; Alhambra Road; Albany Road; Alger Road and side streets

Wednesday, Dec 7             East Drive and side streets from Endicott Lane to Athens Road

Thursday, Dec 8                 East Drive and side streets from California Avenue to Endicott Lane; Scenic Drive and side streets

Friday, Dec 9                       Catch-up day

 

Week 4

December 12 – 16

 

Monday, Dec 12                  California Avenue and side streets from Delaware Avenue to East Drive

Tuesday, Dec 13                 Outer Drive and side streets from Florida Avenue to California Avenue

Wednesday, Dec 14           Delaware Avenue and side streets from California Avenue to Outer Drive

Thursday, Dec 15               East Tennessee Avenue and side streets from Florida Avenue to Delaware Avenue

Friday, Dec 16                     Catch-up day

Week 5
December 19 – December 23

 

Monday, Dec 19                  Florida Avenue and side streets

Tuesday, Dec 20                 East Tennessee Avenue and side streets from Michigan Avenue to Florida Avenue

Wednesday, Dec 21           Outer Drive and side streets from Michigan Avenue to Florida Avenue; Georgia Avenue and side streets

Thursday, Dec 22               Kentucky Avenue and side streets

Friday, Dec 23                     Catch-up day

Week 6

December 26 - 30

Monday, Dec 26                  Michigan Avenue and side streets from Outer Drive to West Tennessee Avenue

Tuesday, Dec 27                 Orchard Circle; Orchard Lane; Orkney Road

Wednesday, Dec 28           Outer Drive and side streets from Pennsylvania Avenue to Michigan Avenue

Thursday, Dec 29               Utah Avenue and side streets; New York Avenue and side streets

Friday, Dec 30                     Catch-up day

  

Week 7

January 2 – 6

 

Monday, Jan 2                    Pennsylvania Avenue and side streets from Providence Road to New York Avenue; North Tulane Avenue and side streets; Vermont Avenue and side streets

Tuesday, Jan 3                   Pennsylvania Avenue and side streets from Providence Road to Outer Drive

Wednesday, Jan 4             West Outer Drive and side streets from North Illinois Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue

Thursday, Jan 5                  Highland Avenue from Hillside Road to West Outer Drive and side streets; Hillside Road and side streets, Irene Lane

Friday, Jan 6                        Catch-up day

 

Week 8

January 9 – 13

 

Monday, Jan 9                    Robertsville Road from North Illinois Avenue to Oak Ridge Turnpike; Ivanhoe Lane; Iris Circle; Highland Avenue to Hillside Road

Tuesday, Jan 10                 North Illinois Avenue; Iona Circle; Independence Lane; Iroquois Road and side streets; Indian Lane; Indian Place

Wednesday, Jan 11           Lasalle Road and side streets; Jefferson Avenue and side streets; Johnson Road and side streets

Thursday, Jan 12               Robertsville Road from Louisiana Avenue to North Illinois Avenue; West Outer Drive and side streets from Louisiana Avenue to North Illinois Avenue

Friday, Jan 13                     Catch-up day



Week 9

January 16 – 20

 

Monday, Jan 16                  Louisiana Avenue and side streets; Lawton Road; Lancaster Road; Latimer Road; North Jefferson Circle

Tuesday, Jan 17                 Robertsville Road from Salem Road to Louisiana Avenue; North Seneca Road and side streets; South Seneca Road and side streets; West Lincoln Road and side streets

Wednesday, Jan 18           Salem Road and side streets; Wiltshire Estates

Thursday, Jan 19               W. Outer Drive from Morningside Drive to Louisiana Avenue

Friday, Jan 20                     Catch-up day

Week 10

January 23 – 27

Monday, Jan 23                  Montclair Road and side streets; Morningside Drive and side streets

Tuesday, Jan 24                 Robertsville Road from East Melbourne to Salem Road; Bradley Avenue and side streets; Bermuda Road and side streets; Rand Circle

Wednesday, Jan 25           Montana Avenue and side streets; Jackson Crossing

Thursday, Jan 26              West Outer Drive from Montana Avenue to Morningside Drive; Wendover Circle and side streets; Wood Ridge Lane; Willow Lane

Friday, Jan 27                     Catch-up day


Week 11

   January 30 – February 3


Monday, Jan 30                  Netherland Road and side streets; Newport Drive and side streets; New Bedford Lane; Nantucket Way

Tuesday, Jan 31                  Nebraska Avenue and side streets; Normandy Drive; Newridge Drive; Newell Lane; Norway Lane

Wednesday, Feb 1                    West Outer Drive from Nebraska Road to Montana Avenue; Wimberly Lane

Thursday, Feb 2                    Grandcove Lane and side streets; Country Club Estates

Friday, Feb 3                    Catch-up Day


Week 12

February 6 – 10


Monday, Feb. 6                   End of West Outer Drive to Nebraska Avenue and side streets; Oklahoma Avenue and side streets

Tuesday, Feb. 7                  Whippoorwill Drive and side streets

Wednesday, Feb. 8            The Preserve at Clinch River; E. Southwood Drive; W. Southwood Drive; Sweet Gum Drive

Thursday, Feb. 9                Catchup Day

Friday, Feb. 10                    Catchup Day


Week 11

   January 30 – February 3


Monday, Jan 30                  Netherland Road and side streets; Newport Drive and side streets; New Bedford Lane; Nantucket Way

Tuesday, Jan 31                  Nebraska Avenue and side streets; Normandy Drive; Newridge Drive; Newell Lane; Norway Lane

Wednesday, Feb 1                    West Outer Drive from Nebraska Road to Montana Avenue; Wimberly Lane

Thursday, Feb 2                    Grandcove Lane and side streets; Country Club Estates

Friday, Feb 3                    Catch-up Day