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

VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING

Thank you to those who were able to join our virtual public meetings held in September 2020. The meeting recordings and PowerPoint are now available on the project website.  If you have any questions or comments related to the presentations, please submit them by October 9, 2020. We are currently preparing the Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration based on the valuable feedback received and will release it for public review this fall. 

For more information visit our project website at www.mccourtneytransferstation.com  

Project Contact: 
David Garcia
Solid Waste Program Manager
Phone:  530-265-7038
Email:   david.garcia@co.nevada.ca.us