Trash Collection “Slides” One Day This Week
The DC Department of Public Works will observe Independence Day, Monday, July 5, 2010. Here’s how DPW services will be affected:
Trash and recycling collections will “slide” one day so Monday’s collections will be made Tuesday, Tuesday’s collections will be made Wednesday, and so on. In twice-a-week neighborhoods, Monday’s and Thursday’s collections will be made Tuesday and Friday, and Tuesday’s and Friday’s collections will be made Wednesday and Saturday. Trash and recycling containers should be placed out for collection no earlier than 6:30 pm the night before collection and removed from public space by 8 pm on the day(s) of collection.
Parking enforcement will be suspended for parking meters, residential parking, and rush hour lane restrictions. It also will suspend towing of abandoned vehicles. Enforcement will occur, however, in the neighborhood surrounding Nationals Park during all Nationals games July 2, 3 and 4.
Other services suspended for the observance of Independence Day include scheduled street and alley cleaning and nuisance abatement. All services will resume Tuesday, July 6, 2010.