City Holiday: Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17

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Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark, reminds everyone that Presidents Day, Monday, February 17, 2020, 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. 

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Statement: Body found a Back River Treatment Plant

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark issued the following statement on the discovery of a body at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant on February 21, 2020:

Sadly, we report this morning that at approximately 8:24 a.m., Officers were called to the 8200 block of Eastern Avenue, 21224, where the body of a man was discovered in an inlet pipe at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark issues update on February 17, 2020, worksite injury at the Druid Lake Tank Project:

I regret to report that the worker injured during an incident at DPW’s Druid Park Lake Underground Tank Project has passed away.

DPW Statement on Injured Contractor

Today, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark issued the following statement regarding a contractor injured while working on the Druid Tank Project: We are saddened to announce that a contractor was injured in an incident that occurred at DPW’s Druid Park Lake Underground Tank Project on February 17, 2020.  

Contact

Jennifer Combs
410-545-6541
Kurt Kocher
410-545-6541
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.