(Washington, DC) The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will observe Labor Day, Monday, September 3; therefore, sanitation services and most parking enforcement will be suspended and will resume on Tuesday, September 4.
Sanitation services will be suspended for the holiday and will resume Tuesday, September 4.
- 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, September 4.
The Fort Totten Transfer Station will be closed Monday, September 3 and reopen Tuesday, September 4 to residents between 1 pm and 5 pm.
“Summer collection hours” will end over the Labor Day weekend, with collection crews starting their routes at 7 am on Tuesday, September 4. Collections had begun an hour earlier at 6 am throughout the hotter summer months.
Streetcar parking enforcement is daily, including weekends and holidays, e.g., Labor Day, along H Street and Benning Road, NE, between 3rd Street and Oklahoma Avenue, NE. On Sundays and holidays, streetcar parking enforcement is between 8 am and 11 pm. Normal enforcement citywide of other parking violations resumes September 4.
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.