City of Alexandria Announces Schedule of Services for Week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20
For Immediate Release: January 14, 2020
All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Virginia state offices will also be closed on Friday, January 17, for the Lee-Jackson Day state holiday.
Resource Recovery: Residential refuse and recycling will not be collected on Monday, January 20, and collection services will be delayed by one day that week. The Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collections Drop-off Center (3224 Colvin St.) will be closed on Monday, January 20.
Animal Shelter: The Vola Lawson Animal Shelter will be open on Monday, January 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with animal visitation beginning at noon.
Health Department: Alexandria Health Department services at 4480 King St. and at the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) will be closed on Friday, January 17, and Monday, January 20. The Teen Wellness Center (3330 King St.) will be closed on January 20.
Historic Alexandria: All Historic Alexandria facilities will be closed on Monday, January 20, except the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum, which 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 20. The Alexandria Law Library (520 King St.) will be closed on Friday, January 17, and Monday, January 20.
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 Monday, January 20. 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 20. All normal parking restrictions will be enforced on Friday, January 17.
Impound Lot: The City’s Impound Facility (5249 Eisenhower Ave.) will be closed on Monday, January 20.
Recreation, Nature and Art Centers: On Monday, January 20, Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Charles Houston and Patrick Henry Recreation Centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and the Torpedo Factory Art Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All other City recreation and nature centers will be closed on January 20.
Schools: All Alexandria City Public Schools and administrative offices will be closed on January 20.
State Offices: The Alexandria Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Alexandria Circuit Court, Alexandria General District Court and Alexandria Juvenile Court and Domestic Relations District Court (located at 520 King St.), will be closed on Friday, January 17, and Monday, January 20. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Office (2681 Mill Road) will also be closed on January 17 and 20.
Transit: On Monday, January 20, 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 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., between the King Street Metro Station and the Potomac River Waterfront.
For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.746.3959.
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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/113178.