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DPW to Observe Presidents Day, Mon., Feb. 15


Feb 15, 2016


Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Sanitation services will be suspended for the day. DPW will enforce parking restrictions along the streetcar line.
(Washington, DC) The DC Department of Public Works will observe Presidents Day, Monday, February 15; therefore, sanitation services and most parking enforcement will be suspended until Tuesday, February 16.

Sanitation services will be suspended for the holiday and will resume Tuesday, February 16.

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.
DPW is continuing to collect holiday trees and greenery, which should be placed where the resident’s trash is collected and all ornaments, lights and tinsel should be removed.

The Ft. Totten Transfer Station* will be closed Monday, February 15 and reopen Tuesday, February 16 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, March 5. 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, March 3, 1 pm to 5 pm. HHW/ E-cycling drop off and document shredding occur at the Ft. Totten Transfer Station.

On Presidents Day, Monday, February 15, DPW will enforce streetcar parking restrictions along the H Street/Benning Road, NE corridor.

“Blocked” Streetcar Parking Enforcement is daily, including weekends and holidays, e.g., Presidents Day and Thanksgiving 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 resumes Tuesday, February 16.

*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.

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides essential city services in two distinct program areas: environmental services/solid waste management and parking enforcement. Both contribute to making our District streets and public spaces clean, safe, attractive and accessible for all residents, businesses, commuters and visitors.


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