City assesses storm damage

Justin White, 37th and Woodlawn
Justin White, 37th and Woodlawn

WICHITA, Kansas — Wichita city leaders are assessing the damage from Sunday’s tornado.

Most of the damage occurred on private property.

Joe Pajor, Wichita Public Works, says the primary damage to facilities occurred from hail.

“We have a little over 50 vehicles that we’ve identified so far that sustained hail damage. We have about a dozen city structures that received varying degrees from light to moderate damage, again primarily from hail,” said Pajor.

Pajor says the city is not planning to collect debris from this weekend’s storm. Collections have occurred in the past when there has been significant tornado, ice storm or other inclement weather events.

Property owners are responsible for disposing of debris, none of which should be placed at the curb unless arrangements with a private hauler have been made.

A list of solid waste haulers is provided on www.wichita.gov. The four following Wichita locations are accepting storm debris for a fee. These sites can be contacted directly for costs and hours of operation.

Disposal Sites

Brooks Landfill
4100 N West Street
Wichita, KS
316.722.0601

CDR Landfill
4250 W. 37th Street North
Wichita, KS
316.462.0085

Waste Connections Transfer Station
4300 W. 37th Street North
Wichita, KS
316.941.4320

Waste Disposal Transfer Station
5550 W. 55th Street South
Wichita, KS
316.522.3633

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