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Solid Waste and Recycling Division: Keeping Gwinnett clean and green

FOCUS ON is a monthly feature that tells how your county government employees focus on providing high-quality services to you each and every day.

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General election takes place November 4

The 2014 General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 4 from 7:00am to 7:00pm at all voting precincts in Gwinnett County. To locate your precinct, visit the My Voter Page on the Georgia Secretary of State’s website. If you are in line to vote at your precinct at 7:00pm, you will be allowed to vote. To view a consolidated ballot for the election, visit the Sample Ballots webpage.

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DDI construction impacts Jimmy Carter Boulevard

The Gwinnett County Department of Transportation will close the I-85 at Jimmy Carter Boulevard bridge for the diverging diamond interchange crossover on Friday, November 14 at 9:00pm. The bridge will open to traffic by 5:00am on Monday, November 17 with the new interchange configuration. Should conditions prevent the closure from occurring as planned, the backup closure period will be from November 21-24.The project involves shifting traffic to the opposite side of the bridge, which will make left turns onto the interstate more efficient and improve the flow of traffic across the bridge. 

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Change your smoke alarm batteries as you change your clock

While you’re “falling back” one hour for Eastern Standard Time this weekend, Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services wants remind you to change the batteries in your smoke alarm. Your alarms should be checked monthly and the batteries changed out twice a year. Use Eastern Standard Time as a reminder to keep your home safe. 

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Change to paper recycling at Gwinnett fire stations

Please be aware that because the previous vendor has discontinued paper recycling pickup, residents may no longer drop off paper, cardboard, junk mail, or magazines at Gwinnett County fire stations. Aluminum cans recycling for the Burn Foundation will continue.

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