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Route 1 is blocked in both directions except for one northbound lane, from Slater's Lane to 1st Street for several fallen electrical poles. The public is urged to use caution in the area and treat all uncontrolled intersections (no power or officer directing traffic) as a four-way stop.

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  • Refuse:
    Collects approximately 700 tons of appliances, trash and debris during our annual Solid Waste and Alexandria Beautification Commission Spring Clean-Up.
     
  • Leaf Recycling:
    Collects approximately 20,000 cubic yards of leaves each year.
     
  • Leaf Mulch:
    Grinds and delivers over 7,000 cubic yards of leaf mulch to residents each year.
     
  • Recyclables:
    Recycles over 15.50 million pounds of newspaper, aluminum, plastic, glass, and old appliances each year.
     
  • Sewer Liner:
    Installs approximately 3,000 feet of sewer liner into existing sanitary sewers each year.
     
  • Asphalt Paving:
    Paves approximately 60 lane miles of residential and arterial streets each year.
     
  • Street Maintenance:
    Cleans and maintains over 20,000 lane miles on an each year.
     
  • Traffic Signals:
    Maintains the City's 215 traffic signals
     
  • Parking Meters:
    Collects coins, and maintains 1,000 parking meters in the City of Alexandria
     
  • Chesapeake Bay:
    Administers and enforces the "Chesapeake Bay" regulations to protect and restore our local streams and the Bay.
     
  • Wetlands:
    Administers and enforces the City's wetland protection regulations.
     
  • Watershed Management:
    Administers a comprehensive watershed protection program.
     
  • Noise:
    Administers and enforces the City's Noise Ordinance.
     
  • Environmental Quality:
    Administers and enforces the "Erosion and Sediment Control" a regulatory program protecting the City's water bodies from sedimentation and erosion due to construction activity.
     
  • T&ES:
    Meets with civic and citizen associations to discuss a variety of issues including traffic calming, pedestrian safety, solid waste, and infrastructure issues.
     
  • Transit:
    250 bicyclists participate in an annual "Bike to Work Day" Program hosted by T&ES, Transit Services
     
  • Construction & Inspection:
    issues approximately 2000 permits each year.

301 King St., Room 4100
Alexandria, Va 22314
703.746.4025
Fax: 703.519.3356
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Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.