Brooks C&D Landfill will close today at 2:00 PM due to a high wind warning issued by the National Weather Service. Winds are already reaching sustained speeds of 35 miles per hour (mph) at the landfill and are expected to increase to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph during the late afternoon. Winds this strong can cause structural and property damage and create safety issues.
In an effort to protect community members visiting Brooks, employees, and equipment from blowing debris, the Brooks C&D Landfill will close today at 2:00 PM. The high wind warning is slated to expire overnight and the landfill is scheduled to reopen tomorrow, Friday, January 15, at 7:30 AM.