News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Christmas Tree Recycling for 2019

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You may drop off your Christmas trees for recycling at the following locations in Tangipahoa Parish:

Hammond Maintenance Facility
18104 Hwy. 190, Hammond, LA (next to Piggly Wiggly Super Market)

Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Monday-Friday
Starting December 26 through the end of January

Southeastern Sustainability Center
2101 North Oak Street, Hammond, LA

Hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday-Thursday and 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM on Friday
Starting January 5 through the end of January

Middendorf's Restaurant in Manchac
30160 U.S. 51, Akers, LA 70421
Trees can be dropped off at Middendorf's anytime at the trailer outside, but to be entered into the $50 Christmas tree dropoff raffle trees must be dropped off during their normal business hours - 10:30AM - 9:00PM, Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday).

IMPORTANT - Please make sure your tree is not flocked and is free of any lights, ornaments, metal stands, or other un-natural materials. 

Donated trees will be used to help build up marshland in areas that have been impacted by erosion and other factors.

Landfill holiday hours update

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Here are the landfill's holiday hours for Christmas and New Year's.

Monday, December 24th (Christmas Eve): 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, December 25th (Christmas Day): CLOSED
Saturday, December 29th: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday, December 31st (New Year's Eve): 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 (New Year's Day): CLOSED
Saturday, January 5th: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Construction in Wardline Road Area

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Long-awaited drainage improvements are coming to the Wardline Road area, but the construction phase, which begins Tuesday, will mean traffic delays for motorists in that area.

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said the Wardline Road improvement project begins on Tuesday, Dec. 18 and will impact those areas between Randall Road and Rufus Bankston Road.

Now accepting comments on Metropolitan Transportation Plan

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The Regional Planning Commission for Tangipahoa Parish is accepting public comments on the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) for the projected urbanized area throughout Tangipahoa Parish. This is a drafted plan proposing goals and objectives to address transportation needs over the next 25 years of future growth for our parish. The plan provides a blueprint of strategies designed to achieve a safer, more livable community concerning transportation.


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