DPW’s Northwest Transfer Station to Replace Scale System Scale Replacement Work: Aug. 31- Sept. 2 Transfer Station to Remain Open to Residents, Small Haulers

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The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will be replacing scale equipment at the Northwest Transfer Station from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. During this time, residents can continue to use the facility’s Residential Drop-Off Center and small commercial waste haulers will be able to dispose of their loads.   

While DPW replaces the scale system, small haulers will be charged a flat rate of $20 per load. The $20 flat rate fee will remain in effect from Aug. 31- Sept. 2 and will only apply to haulers using the Northwest Transfer Station.

The Northwest Transfer Station will remain open during their normal hours of operation: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday. The transfer station is located at 5030 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, Md. 21215.

DPW thanks residents and small haulers for their patience as the department works to upgrade its scale system. Residents and small haulers may experience slight delays due to the construction work on the scale replacement project.

To calculate disposal fees at the Northwest Transfer Station and the Quarantine Road Landfill, DPW uses a scale system to weigh a hauler’s vehicle when they enter the facility and re-weigh the vehicle after the load has been deposited.

DPW Scale Replacement System Notification

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