McCourtney Rd. Transfer Station Renovation Project

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Project Overview

Nevada County’s Solid Waste Division is proposing to renovate the McCourtney Road Transfer Station to better serve the community. The McCourtney Road Transfer Station (MRTS) provides solid waste and recycling services for the communities of Grass Valley, Nevada City and the unincorporated areas of western Nevada County, California. Proposed improvements will address current facility challenges and future operations to accommodate growth leading to increased materials received and customers served.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Nevada County’s Solid Waste Division is proposing to renovate the McCourtney Road Transfer Station (MRTS) to better serve the community. The McCourtney Road Transfer Station (MRTS) provides solid waste and recycling services for the communities of Grass Valley, Nevada City and the unincorporated areas of western Nevada County, California. Proposed improvements will address current facility challenges and future operations to accommodate growth leading to increased materials received and customers served.

PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE: 

  • Building a new Public Receiving Area (PRA) building to provide more unloading bays and improve unloading facility capacity and efficiency
  • Adding a new access road and entrance scale facilities to reduce arrival wait time and traffic delays
  • Improving site circulation to provide easier access to the household hazardous waste (HHW) and recyclables buy-back areas
  • Rearranging the site to provide easier access for green waste unloading and construction demolition debris unloading


DRAFT/INITIAL STUDY/MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION - COMMENT PERIOD CLOSED 

Thank you to those who submitted comments on the Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND).  The comment period has now closed.  The County is currently reviewing public comments in order to provide official responses in the Final Environmental Document.  The project report/County Board approval is anticipated to occur in early winter 2021. Please check back regularly for updates. 

David A. Garcia, Jr. 
Solid Waste Program Manager
Nevada County Department of Public Works
950 Maidu Ave
Nevada City, CA 95959

Comments may also be submitted electronically via email to David.Garcia@co.nevada.ca.us

For more information, visit the project website at mccourtneytransferstation.com