City of Alexandria Announces Schedule of Services for 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 15

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City of Alexandria Announces Schedule of Services for 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 15

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2018

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Virginia state offices will also be closed on Friday, January 12, in observance of Lee-Jackson Day.

Resource Recovery: Residential refuse and recycling will not be collected on Monday, January 15. Collection services will be delayed by one day during the week of January 15. The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections Drop-off Center  (3225 Colvin St.) will be closed on Monday, January 15.

Animal Shelter: The Vola Lawson Animal Shelter will be open on Monday, January 15, from 11 a.m. through 7 p.m., with animal visitation beginning at noon.

Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.) and the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) will be closed on Friday, January 12, and Monday, January, 15. The Teen Wellness Center (3330 King St.) will be closed on January 15.

Historic Alexandria: All Historic Alexandria facilities will be closed on Monday, January 15, except The Lyceum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 703.746.4554 or visit alexandriava.gov/Historic.

Hotlines:  All emergency hotlines operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including the child protective services hotline at 703.746.5800; the domestic violence hotline at 703.746.4911; the emergency services for mental health or substance abuse crisis hotline at 703.746.3401; the adult protective services hotline at 1.888.832.3858; and the sexual assault hotline at 703.683.7273.

Libraries: All Alexandria Library branches will be closed on Monday, January 15. The Alexandria Law Library (520 King St.) will be closed on Friday, January 12, and Monday, January 15.

Parking:  The Alexandria Police Department will suspend enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, residential permit parking districts and other areas with signed parking time limits on Friday, January 12, and Monday, January 15. This suspension of enforcement applies only to the restrictions at legal parking spaces, and does not permit parking in any location normally prohibited (for example, no parking zones, loading zones, or spaces for persons with disabilities). Temporary no-parking signs will be enforced on January 12 and 15. All normal parking restrictions will be enforced on Saturday and Sunday, January 13 and 14.

Recreation and Art Centers: On Monday, January 15, the Chinquapin Recreation Center and Aquatics Facility will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Charles Houston Recreation Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the Torpedo Factory will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All other recreation centers will be closed on January 15.

Schools: All Alexandria City Public Schools and administrative offices will be closed on January 15.

State Offices: The Alexandria Circuit Court Clerk's Office, the Alexandria Circuit Court, the Alexandria General District Court, and the Alexandria Juvenile Court and Domestic Relations District Court (520 King St.), will be closed on Friday, January 12, and Monday, January 15. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Office (2681 Mill Road) will also be closed on January 12 and 15.

Transit: On Monday, January 15, the Alexandria Transit Company (DASH) bus service will operate on a Saturday schedule. The free King Street Trolley will run during its regular operating hours, every 10 to 15 minutes, from 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., between the King Street Metro Station and the Potomac River Waterfront.

For media inquires, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3959.


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This news release is available at www.alexandriava.gov/101378.

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