Contact: Linda Grant, 202-671-2375
(Washington, DC) The DC Department of Public Works announced today that it will follow its normal trash and recycling collections schedule on Friday, July 3. Residents whose trash and recycling are collected on Friday, should have their trash and recycling containers out for collection no later than 6:00 am, Friday, July 3, and return the containers to their private property by 8:30 pm Friday.
Other DPW sanitation services to be affected during the holiday weekend:
The Ft. Totten Transfer Station* will be closed to residents on Friday and Saturday, July 3 and 4. Fort Totten will reopen on Monday, July 6 between 1 pm and 5 pm.
Household hazardous waste/e-cycling drop-off will be available Thursday, July 2, 1 pm to 5 pm and Saturday, July 11, 8 am to 3 pm. Due to the holiday on the first Saturday, the next monthly personal document shredding event will be Saturday, July 11, 8 am to 3 pm. HHW and e-cycling also will be accepted July 11, 8 am to 3 pm.
DPW parking enforcement services to be affected during the holiday weekend:
DPW will enforce parking restrictions Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 in the Nationals Park area.
Parking restrictions also will be enforced Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 along Constitution Avenue, from 7th to 17th Street, NW in support of the annual parade. Emergency No Parking signs will be enforced.
On July 4, DPW will ticket and tow vehicles violating Stadium Event, Emergency No Parking signs in the RFK Stadium/DC Armory neighborhood in support of the Foo Fighters concert.
Meter, RPP and other parking restrictions in areas outside of the Nationals Park, Constitution Avenue and stadium neighborhoods will not be enforced on either July 3 or 4.
“Blocked” Streetcar Parking Enforcement is daily, including weekends and holidays, e.g., New Year’s Day, along H Street and Benning Road, NE, between 3rd Street and Oklahoma Avenue, NE. On Sundays and holidays enforcement is between 8 am and 10 pm. Enforcement on Mondays through Thursdays is 6 am to 11 am; and on Fridays and Saturdays, enforcement runs between 6 am and 1 am. Normal enforcement citywide resumes Monday, July 6.
*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.