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Alley Cleaning

photo of broom sweeping up trash

DPW cleans residential alleys once every six weeks between March and October. In between cleanings, residents are asked to pick up litter in the alleys. Call 311 to request an alley cleaning.

Request the following services by calling 311 or using

Alley Cleaning

You can request that public alleys be cleaned. Alley cleaning takes place during the spring, summer and fall and is performed by crews that rotate throughout the city.

Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 737-4404
Contact Fax: 
(202) 671-0642
Contact TTY: 
(202) 673-6833
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:15 am - 4:45 pm