$1.7 Million In New Landfill Equipment Approved

SMITHFIELD – The Johnston County Board of Commissioners has approved the purchase of several new pieces of equipment at the Johnston County Landfill.

A new John Deere 850L crawler dozer for the landfill was approved at a contract price of $377,671.64. A new Bomag BC973RB-5 trash compactor was purchased for $990,950.10 including freight and setup. Two new 2023 Mack Granite 64FR tandem axle roll-off trucks were approved from a state vendor for $358,431.26.

Combined, the purchased totaled $1,727,053. Funds for the purchases are in the current fiscal year budget.