Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Facility Information

This page provides citizens with access to pertinent information and online forms regarding ongoing compliance issues and activities related to a subsurface smoldering event and associated odors around Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill at 13570 St. Charles Rock Road in Bridgeton.

Recent Activities

newApril 30, 2017 - Following heavy rainfall in the St. Louis area, the Department of Natural Resources observed storm water runoff at the Bridgeton Sanitary and West Lake Landfills April 29 and 30, 2017. Department staff responded by assessing the situation and collecting a storm water sample for analyses, along the northeast corner of the facility near St. Charles Rock Road. The sample is being sent to the department’s contract laboratory and will be analyzed for radiological constituents and results will be posted to the department's web page once available.

newApril 14, 2017 -
Grading work continued this spring in the North Quarry in preparation for installing the ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) cover.

Grading in the North Quarry in preparation for the EVOH liner




newApril 14, 2017 - Construction Update - New infrastructure materials staged in preparation for the new EVOH cover to start installation in the upcoming weeks.

New infrastructure materials staged in preparation for the new EVOH liner


Reports and Updates

Feb. 9, 2017 - The Leachate Collection Sump 5A (LCS-5) replacement will be located further south of the existing location to position the sump within the deeper quarry shelf. Actual drilling is estimated to take three weeks with an additional two weeks of work. Contingent on receipt of materials and weather, it is estimated the project will be finished by the end of March 2017. View letter.

LCS-5 replacement is expected to start in the next two to three weeks

Feb. 2, 2017 - LCS-5 replacement is expected to start within the month in the area where the new EVOH will be laid down in the North Quarry. Once the well is replaced, the additional EVOH can begin to be laid down.


Data from the two sulfur dioxide air monitors monitored by Bridgeton Landfill, through a contractor, can be found at:

Data from the sulfur dioxide air monitor monitored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources can be found at:



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