east fill projectPhoto of new grass growing on the east fill project area - Bridgeton
Landfill, May 31, 2018

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Solid Waste Management Program
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

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.

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Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Facility Information

Updated Apr. 15, 2019

New Reports

Revised Stormwater Management Evalation Report

Revised Groundwater and Assessment Monitoring Plans

Weekly Report - Leachate and Temperature

Weekly Heat Extraction Report

Monthly Report


Bridgeton Air Monitoring Transition

Nov. 1, 2018 - On July 16, 2018, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources announced the transition of routine air monitoring activities at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill site to the parties responsible for operating the landfill. Click here for more information. Air monitoring data and reports may be found at the following website: http://www.bridgetonlandfill.com/air-monitoring.

Reports and Updates

new Mar. 22, 2019 - Condensation Trap (CT) 25 observed the successful installation of Condensation Trap (CT) 25.

CT-25 installed and connected to gas extraction system [6.34mb photo]

new Mar. 19, 2019 - Department staff were onsite March 19 to observe the replacement of Condensate Trap (CT) 25 and conduct air monitoring.

7 am - Contractors prepare for morning work to replace CT-25 [2mb photo]

8 am - Morning safety meeting to discuss installation of new CT-25 [121kb photo]

9:30 am - Old CT-25 being removed from the ground [6.7mb photo] The lack of external burns on the CT's bottom and sides indicate the Nov. 2 fire did not come from below, nor was the fire a direct impact of the subsurface reaction.

11am - Contractors using excavators to position CT-25 during installation [951kb photo]

11am - New CT-25 being placed and backfilled [1mb photo]

12:30pm - CT-25 installed, liner crews beginning tie in of EVOH liner to the CT [2.1mb photo]

Department staff did not note any off-site odors during the replacement of CT-25, and Department air monitoring was all within normal range.

new Mar. 18, 2019 - The MDNR Air Pollution Control Program will hold a public hearing for the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Part 70 Air Operating Permit on April 4, 2019. The public comment period is currently open and will close 5 business days after the date of the public hearing.

Public Hearing

  • Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Staff available at 5 PM
  • Hearing begins at 6 PM
  • District 9 Machinist Hall, Center Auditorium
    12365 St. Charles Rock Road
    Bridgeton, MO 63044
  • Written Comments will be accepted until 5:00 April 11, 2019

The following webpage contains links to the draft permits, details of the periods for public notice and directions for providing comments:


Jan. 8, 2019 - Fact Sheet for draft Part 70 Air Operating Permit (posted 1/8/19)

Data from the two sulfur dioxide air monitors at Bridgeton Landfill can be found here. Additional information for sulfide dioxide monitoring by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is available here.

View Archived Reports


recently abandoned perimeter extraction well in south quarry

A recently abandoned perimeter extraction well in the South Quarry with the
new EVOH welded over area -- Bridgeton Landfill May 31, 2018


This website is updated as information becomes available. If you have questions about document availability send an email to swmp@dnr.mo.gov.

The documents provided are electronic copies and are being provided for reference only. The official records may be reviewed at the Solid Waste Management Program’s Office in Jefferson City at 1730 E. Elm Street. For documents originating from other sources, the department takes no responsibility for the views, content or accuracy of the information provided. Where necessary due to privacy laws and other legal statutes, the original document may be redacted to keep protected information confidential.