On Monday, February 18, the DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will observe Presidents’ Day.
Trash and recycling collections and parking enforcement will be suspended for the day; all services will resume Tuesday, February 19. The details are listed below.
- For those neighborhoods with once-a-week trash and recycling collections, services will “slide” to the next day for the remainder of the week.
- In neighborhoods with twice-weekly trash collections, Monday and Thursday collections will be made Tuesday and Friday, and Tuesday and Friday collections will be made Wednesday and Saturday.
- DPW will suspend enforcement of parking meters, residential parking and rush hour lane restrictions on Presidents Day.
- DPW will suspend towing abandoned vehicles.
- Enforcement resumes Tuesday, February 19.
The DC Department of Public Works is observing Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 20. As a result, there will be no trash and recycling collections. Parking regulations will not be enforced either.
In once-a-week collection neighborhoods, collections will “slide” to the next day. In twice-a-week collection neighborhoods, Monday and Thursday collections will be made Tuesday and Friday, and Tuesday and Friday collections will be made Wednesday and Saturday. Trash and recycling containers should be put out for collection no earlier than 6:30 pm the night before collection and removed from public space by 8 pm on the collection day.
As for parking enforcement, there is no enforcement of parking meters, residential parking, and rush hour lane violations. DPW also will not tow abandoned vehicles. Parking enforcement will resume Tuesday, February 21.
Remember that Monday, Feb. 16, is a federal holiday, President’s Day. That means the city will not pick up trash or recyclables and the post office is closed.