Get ready to pay more to use the dump in Wood River. Prices range from $5 to dump a single small item, all the way up to $60 to get rid of a pick-up truck loaded to over the top of the cab. The dump, located near the intersection of Illinois Route 3 and the Berm Highway, is for Wood River residents only.
Public Services Director Steve Palen says the rates reflect the costs they have to pay to move the junk on to the landfill.
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Specific pricing is the aforementioned $5 to dump a single small item, $10 for a single large item. A pickup truck loaded to the top of the bed will be $30, $40 for loads to the top of the pick-up truck cab, and $60 loaded to over the top of the cab.
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.