Travis County and the city of Austin finished picking up debris from Winter Storm Mara on April 27 and 28, respectively. (Katy McAfee/Community Impact)
Austin Resource Recovery made its third and final round of tree debris cleanup from Winter Storm Mara on April 28, and Travis County finished its second and final lap of debris cleanup in the unincorporated areas of the county April 27.
By the numbers
ARR collected 169,637 tons of debris after the storm, enough to fill Q2 Stadium over four times.
ARR filled 23,668 truckloads of debris in the past three months.
ARR crews usually collect around 6,000 tons of debris in a year.
Katy joined Community Impact Newspaper in May 2022 after graduating with a degree in journalism and certificate in Deaf studies from the University of Cincinnati in April 2022. She covers the neighborhoods of Hyde Park and Hancock, Windsor Park, West Austin/Tarrytown. Prior to CI, Katy served as the features editor for The News Record. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.