For Immediate Release Contact: Mary
February 28, 2005
March 1 Auto Auction at Blue Plains Cancelled
(Washington, DC) The District of Columbia auction of abandoned vehicles
scheduled for tomorrow is cancelled due to poor weather. All impounded,
auction-eligible vehicles will be carried over to the next auction on
Tuesday, March 15.
The DC Municipal Regulations state that any impounded vehicle that remains
unclaimed for 28 days after notification of the last known owner becomes the
property of the District and can be sold at auction or disposed of as scrap.
The city's public auction of abandoned and junk vehicles, takes place on the
first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Blue Plains Storage and
Auction Facility at 5001 Shepherd Parkway, SW.
For more information on the District's abandoned vehicle auctions, visit the
DPW website at www.dpw.dc.gov
Councilmember Jim Graham