Eastland County partnership provides containers for flood cleanup


LAKE LEON, Texas - A new agreement in Eastland County is aiming to make Lake Leon residents' lives a little easier.

Progressive Waste and Eastland County have entered a temporary service agreement for eight roll-off, open-top containers to help with the cleanup of flood-related debris.

The containers were placed in various locations for residents and volunteers.

Progressive Waste will replace containers once full, but overfilled containers will not be taken.

Tires, hazardous waste, corrosive products and flammable products will not be accepted.

The containers can be found at the following locations:

*-Lake Leon Baptist Church, 2601 Hwy 2214, Eastland TX 76448. The containers are set on the northwest corner of the church property.

*-CR 541 at Poly Wog Slough. This location is on the north side of Lake Leon. Go south on FM 2461 until it intersections with CR 541. Go south on CR 541 to the Poly Wog area.

*-Near the Lake Leon Dam on the north side of the boat parking area on FM 2461. The two containers are near the emergency spillway area.

*-The intersection of CR 437 and CR 237. It is beside the Staff Cemetery on the southwest side of Lake Leon. Go south east on FM 2214 until the intersection of FM 2214 and CR 237. Go north on CR 237 until it intersects with CR 437.