Clallam County Sheriff’s Office chain gang members continue effort to clean up the area

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office Chain Gang cleaned 800 pounds of litter from four illegal dumpsites on Little River Road and 4,720 pounds of litter from seven illegal dumpsites on Monroe Road during the week of April 1-5.

Notable items found include five needles, a BB gun, a tire, a baby stroller, a shopping cart, three knives, carpeting and clothing.

Crew members cut back blackberries and trimmed at the Patrol Division’s Clallam Bay detachment office.

Crew members assisted the road department by brushing and chipping along Old Mill Road.

Crew members trimmbed the county right-of-way on North Brook Avenue.

Crew members also cleaned debris from a half round culvert on Old Mill Road.

Crew members chipped storm debris on South Shore, East Beach, Crescent Beach and Joyce-Piedmont roads.

Crew members removed a down tree top from a culvert at Henry-Boyd and Glass roads.

Crew members assisted the U.S. Forest Service by cutting up and removing downed trees and limbs from campsites at Klahowya Campground.

So far this year the chain gang has cleaned 67.5 miles of roadway, picked up 4,050 pounds of roadside litter, picked up 67,750 pounds of illegal dumpsite litter and pulled approximately 1,680 Scotch broom plants.

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