Uncovered trash loads contribute to litter and safety issues along the roads of the Grand Valley. Per Colorado Traffic Code, spilling of loads on highways is prohibited and citizens must take measures to prevent it. That means all vehicles traveling to the Mesa County Landfill or related transfer stations must be covered and secured.
For those who don't, fees will be doubled. Save your cash—tarp your trash!
Examples of uncovered loads include:
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- Loads containing appliances that have not been tied down and covered with a tarp
- Loads that contain loose waste, bags, boxes or debris
- Any load that is not secured and completely covered, including cement and rock
- Loads containing garbage cans that are not secured and covered