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DPW to Observe Memorial Day, Monday, May 30

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Sanitation services will be suspended for the day. DPW will enforce parking restrictions along Constitution Ave. and the streetcar line on Memorial Day.

(Washington, DC)  The DC Department of Public Works will observe Memorial Day, Monday, May 30; therefore, sanitation services and most parking enforcement will be suspended until Tuesday, May 31.

Sanitation services will be suspended for the holiday and will resume Tuesday, May 31.

  • 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, May 31.

The Ft. Totten Transfer Station* will be closed Monday, May 30 and reopen Tuesday, May 31 to residents between 1 pm and 5 pm.

Household Hazardous Waste/E-cycling drop-off is weekly on Saturdays, 8 am to 3 pm.  Personal document shredding will remain the first Saturday of the month (except holidays) only.  The next shredding drop-off is Saturday, June 4. Additionally, DPW will conduct a monthly weekday HHW/e-cycling drop-off the Thursday before the first Saturday of each month (except holidays).  The next Thursday HHW/e-cycling drop-off is Thursday, June 2, 1 pm to 5 pm.

DPW will not enforce parking restrictions Monday, May 30, except along Constitution Avenue, NW from 7th to 17th Street, NW in support of the annual parade.  Emergency No Parking signs will be enforced.

“Blocked” Streetcar Parking Enforcement is daily, including weekends and holidays, e.g., Memorial Day, along H Street and Benning Road, NE, between 3rd Street and Oklahoma Avenue, NE. On Sundays and holidays enforcement is between 8 am and 11 pm. Enforcement on Mondays-Thursdays is 6 am to midnight; and on Fridays and Saturdays, enforcement runs between 6 am and 2 am. Normal enforcement citywide of other violations resumes May 31. 

*Directions to Ft. Totten, 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE:  Travel east on Irving Street, NW, turn left on Michigan Avenue, turn left on John F. McCormack Drive, NE and continue to the end of the street.  Directions from additional locations can be found at Fort Totten Transfer Station.