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DPW to Observe Columbus Day, Monday, October 8th

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Sanitation services will be suspended for the day. Fort Totten Transfer Station will be closed. DPW will enforce parking restrictions along the streetcar line on Columbus Day.

The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will observe Columbus Day, Monday, October 8; therefore, sanitation services and most parking enforcement will be suspended and will resume on Tuesday, October 9.

Sanitation services will be suspended for the holiday and will resume Tuesday, October 9.

  • 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, October 9.

The Fort Totten Transfer Station will be closed Monday, October 8 and reopen Tuesday, October 9 to residents between 1 pm and 5 pm.

DPW will not enforce parking meters, residential parking, rush hour lane restrictions or tow abandoned vehicles Monday, October 8, except along the streetcar line.

“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.

Normal enforcement citywide resumes Tuesday, October 9.

DPW provides essential city services in two distinct program areas: environmental services/solid waste management and parking enforcement. Both contribute to making District streets and public spaces clean, safe, attractive and accessible for all residents, businesses, commuters and visitors.