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DPW to Observe Monday's Holiday, October 14

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Sanitation services will be suspended for the day. Fort Totten Transfer Station will be closed for the Holiday.

The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will observe the upcoming holiday, Monday, October 14; therefore, sanitation services and most parking enforcement will be suspended and will resume on Tuesday, October 15.


  • 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 15.

  • The Fort Totten Transfer Station will be closed Monday, October 14 and reopen Tuesday, October 15 to residents between 1 pm and 5 pm. The Benning Road Transfer Stationwhich services commercial haulers only—also will be closed on the holiday and will reopen (for haulers) Tuesday, 4am to 4pm.

  • “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 of other parking violations resumes October 15.