The Department of Public Works (DPW) announced today how services will be affected on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 16.
Trash/recycling collections: No trash and recycling collections will be made Monday, January 16.
Collections in once-a-week collection neighborhoods will “slide” to the next day for the remainder of the week. In neighborhoods with twice-weekly trash collections, Monday and Thursday collections will be made Tuesday and Friday, and Tuesday and Friday collections will be made Wednesday and Saturday.
Holiday trees: Holiday trees will be collected January 16 through January 27 from the curb in front of residents’ homes following the schedule in the leaf collection brochure (Leaf Collection Brochure). Residents disposing of holiday trees and other greenery should strip them of all ornaments and tinsel. Trees and greenery collected after January 27 will be collected with your trash as space permits in the truck.
Parking enforcement: DPW will suspend enforcement of expired meters, residential parking and rush hour lane restrictions. Also, booting and abandoned vehicle removal will be suspended. “Blocked” streetcar parking enforcement is daily, including weekends and holidays, along H Street and Benning Road, NE, between 3rd Street and Oklahoma Avenue, NE. The hours of enforcement are concurrent with the streetcar schedule, which can be found at https://www.dcstreetcar.com/riding/schedule/. Normal enforcement will resume Tuesday, January 17.
Ft. Totten*: The Ft. Totten Transfer Station, located at 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE, will be closed Monday, January 16. Residents may resume bringing bulk trash and recyclables on Tuesday, January 17, between 1 pm and 5 pm. On Saturday, January 21 between 8 am and 3 pm, in addition to bringing trash and recyclables, residents also may bring household hazardous waste and e-cyclables.
To ask questions about these services, please call 311 or go to www.dpw.dc.gov.