Helena Transfer Station and landfill operations change due to COVID-19

Posted at 5:24 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 19:24:52-04

HELENA — In response to the COVID-19 virus and directives to accomplish “social distancing”, the Helena Transfer Station and Landfill will remain open; however both administrative offices will be closed to the public starting Monday, March 23rd until further notice.

At the Lewis and Clark County Landfill, operations will remain open for account holders six days per week, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Saturday 8 am-12:00 pm.

Pay-as-you-throw services will be suspended until further notice.

No cash payments will be accepted. Please call 406-447-8037 to make a payment over the phone (processing fee will apply), or mail check payments to:

Lewis & Clark County Public Works Dept.
3402 Cooney Dr.
Helena, MT 59602

At the City of Helena Transfer Station, operations will move to six days per week, Monday-Saturday, 8 am-4:30 pm.

Beginning March 29, it will be closed on Sunday.

Tipping floor attendants will no longer help customers unload any type of material.

Route collection and recycling will continue six days per week, Monday-Saturday.

Permit issuance for new construction/sales will be suspended until further notice. People with lost or misplaced permit holders can call 406-447-8086.

No cash will be accepted for payment on Solid Waste statements and invoices. Please call 406-447-8086 to make a payment over the phone, or mail check payments to:

City of Helena
Attn: Transfer Station
316 N. Park Ave.
Helena, MT 59623
The delivery of in-person services will be reevaluated on Tuesday, March 31 and will be based on COVID-19 trends and CDC guidelines.

People are reminded to keep young kids inside the vehicle at all times.