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DPW to Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21st

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Sanitation and Holiday Tree Collection Services Will be Suspended for the Day

The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21; therefore, sanitation services and most parking enforcement will be suspended and will resume on Tuesday, January 22.

  • 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.
  • Holiday tree collections will resume on Tuesday, January 22.
  • The Fort Totten and Benning Road transfer stations will be closed on the holiday, reopening the following day.
  • DPW will not enforce parking meters, residential parking, rush hour lane restrictions or tow abandoned vehicles Monday, January 21, 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, January 22.

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.