DPW Observes Emancipation Day, Wednesday, April 16; Most Services Suspended
DPW Observes Emancipation Day, Wednesday, April 16
( Washington , DC ) The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) announced today how services will be affected in observance of Emancipation Day on Wednesday, April 16, 2008.
Parking Enforcement: The agency will suspend enforcement of parking meters, residential parking, and rush hour lane restrictions. It also will suspend towing of abandoned vehicles.
Trash Collection: There will be no trash and recycling collections. Trash and recycling collections will “slide” to the next day for the remainder of the week.
Ft. Totten : Ft. Totten Trash Transfer Station will be closed Wednesday. It will reopen Thursday for residents to bring their trash.
All services will resume Thursday, April 17, 2008.
To view DPW’s trash and recycling holiday schedule for the remainder of the year, visit http://www.dpw.dc.gov and click on Holiday Schedule under the “Information” header. This information will be made available in Amharic, Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese upon request by calling the Mayor’s Citywide Call Center at 311 or (202) 727-1000, where callers may ask about these and other DPW services as well as services provided by other DC government agencies.
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Public Affairs Specialist
DC Department of Public Works
2000 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 671-2637, 671-0642 (fax)