Tree removal still ongoing in Hendersonville following December Tornadoes – WSMV Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – It has been a month As a Outcome of the tornadoes touched down earlier than The holidays, and cities like Hendersonville say cleanup Is predicted to proceed by way of the winter As a Outcome of Of huge portions of uprooted timber.

“There are in all probability 75-yr-previous hackberries that went all throughout Cumberland Hills road… They Needed to be reduce up and our claws Might not even enhance them because They’re so huge,” said Hint Buerkett, Assistant Public Works Director.

On Tuesday, Crews have been nonetheless exhausting at work eradicating gadgets Of huge timber and branches from residential areas in Hendersonville. 

So far, The metropolis has had assist with cleanup from Goodlettsville, Portland, and even Gallatin over the previous few weeks.

However this week An group referred to as Rogers Group is offering their vans To assist with eradicating. 

“As quickly as we Acquired here across there was A necessity we provided no matter assets we had. The metropolis said They might use some vans To assist load the particles and we have been In a place to Do this. So for The subsequent couple of days, We’re offering these 4 vans to load and take it to the dump,” said Jared Nix, with Rogers Group.

Buerkett additionally says with 13,000 cubic yards of limbs hauled out, There’s nonetheless lots extra to go. However, with The assist of others, he believes issues Shall be carried out in a well timed method.

“We Shall be doing this for The subsequent month or so and hopefully we simply maintain chugging alongside,” said Buerkett.