City Holiday Columbus Day Monday, October 8, 2018

Press Release

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds everyone that Columbus Day, Monday, October 8, 2018, is a City holiday. DPW offices and yards WILL BE CLOSED.

  • Trash, recycling and bulk collections ARE NOT scheduled for that day.
  • Citizen drop-off centers WILL BE CLOSED (all yards, including Quarantine Road Landfill, the Northwest Transfer Station, and the Eastern, Western, and Northwest Collections Facilities).
  • Mechanical street sweeping WILL NOT take place. Street sweeping parking restrictions WILL NOT be in effect.
  • Parking meters WILL BE in effect.

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Contact

Jeffrey Raymond
410-545-6541
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Kurt Kocher
410-545-6541
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Jennifer Combs
410-545-6541
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After hours, weekends, or holidays please call 410-396-3100 for the duty officer

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works supports the health, environment, and economy of our City and region by cleaning our neighborhoods and waterways and providing its customers with safe drinking water and sustainable energy practices.