Town of N. Hempstead begins Operation Clean Sweep

 About 13 street sweepers will start cleaning more than 900 miles of roads.

About 13 street sweepers will start cleaning more than 900 miles of roads. (4/27/15)

HEMPSTEAD - Starting today, residents in the Town of North Hempstead will notice some extra drivers on the road as part of a big cleanup effort. 

The town launched its annual Operation Clean Sweep Monday. 

About 13 street sweepers started cleaning more than 900 miles of roads. 

Last year, the town's street sweepers removed about 4 million pounds of debris, with an even higher total expected this year. 

The Highway Department requests residents to refrain from parking vehicles on town roads from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. during Operation Clean Sweep. 

From Monday, April 27 to May 1, all areas not within incorporated villages and south of the Long Island Expressway will be swept. From Monday, May 4 to May 8, all areas not within incorporated villages and north of the Long Island Expressway will be swept.

More on this topic

North Hempstead Operation 'Clean Sweep'

More info

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Thousands of mourners gathered in Bethpage for the 1 Thousands line Bethpage streets in tribute to fallen firefighter
Amtrak announced Thursday it will begin replacing tracks 2 Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected
They blame the tax break for sending property 3 Hempstead IDA revokes Green Acres Mall tax break
The Pentagon says two U.S. service members were 4 2 US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan
Suffolk County police have arrested a suspected serial 5 Suffolk police arrest suspected serial car thief

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE