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DPW to Observe Independence Day, Tues., July 4

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Parking regulations will be enforced along the streetcar line. DPW will NOT enforce rush hour and other parking rules. Solid waste services will be suspended.

The DC Department of Public Works will observe Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4; therefore, sanitation services and parking enforcement will be suspended that day.


Trash and Recycling Collections: Trash and recycling collections will “slide” to the next day, for the remainder of the week. This applies to both once-a-week and twice-a-week collection neighborhoods. Trash and recycling containers should be put out for collection no earlier than 6:30 pm the night before collection and removed from public space by 8 pm on the collection day to avoid sanitation enforcement.

Street Sweeping: Street sweeping will be suspended Tuesday and resume Wednesday, July 5.

Ft. Totten: The Ft. Totten Transfer Station, located at 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE, will be closed Tuesday, July 4 and will reopen Wednesday at its normal hours of operation of 1 pm-5pm. Saturday Household Hazardous Waste/E-cycling drop-off services will not be affected by the holiday.


DPW will not enforce parking meters, residential parking, rush hour lane restrictions or tow abandoned vehicles Tuesday, July 4, 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, which can be found athttps://www.dcstreetcar.com/riding/schedule/.

Normal enforcement citywide resumes Wednesday, July 5.