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The Department of Public Works to Observe Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014
Sanitation services will be suspended for the day. DPW will enforce parking restrictions around Nationals Park and Constitution Ave. on Memorial Day.

(Washington, DC)  The DC Department of Public Works will observe Memorial Day, Monday, May 26; therefore, sanitation services and parking enforcement will be suspended until Tuesday, May 27.

Sanitation services will be suspended for the holiday and will resume Tuesday, May 27.

  • Trash and recycling collections in once-a-week collection neighborhoods will “slide” to the next day for the remainder of the week. 
  • In twice-a-week collection neighborhoods, Monday’s and Thursday’s collections will slide to Tuesday and Friday.  Tuesday’s and Friday’s collections will slide to Wednesday and Saturday.
  • Street sweeping will be suspended Monday and resume Tuesday, May 27.

The Ft. Totten Transfer Station* will be closed Monday, May 26 and reopen Tuesday, May 27 to residents between 1 pm and 5 pm.

Household Hazardous Waste/E-cycling drop-off is weekly on Saturdays, 8 am to 3 pm.  Personal document shredding will remain the first Saturday of the month (except holidays) only.  The next shredding drop-off is Saturday, June 7. Additionally, DPW will conduct a monthly weekday HHW/e-cycling drop-off the first Thursday of each month (except holidays).  The next Thursday HHW/e-cycling drop-off is Thursday, June 5, 1 pm to 5 pm.

DPW will not enforce parking restrictions Monday, May 26, except in the Nationals Park area where a Nationals baseball game will be played and along Constitution Avenue, NW from 7th to 17th Street, NW in support of the annual parade.  Emergency No Parking signs will be posted with the times parking is restricted.  Normal enforcement citywide resumes May 27. 

*Directions to Ft. Totten, 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE:  Travel east on Irving Street, NW, turn left on Michigan Avenue, turn left on John F. McCormack Drive, NE and continue to the end of the street.  Directions from additional locations can be found at http://dpw.dc.gov/node/414922.