All City of Alexandria government offices will be open on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 2014. City government offices will be closed on Thursday, January 1st, 2015, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.
Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.) and the Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) will be closed on January 1 and 2. The Teen Wellness Center at T.C. Williams High School (3330 King St.) will be closed on January 1st.
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; and the sexual assault hotline at 703.683.7273.
Libraries: All Alexandria Library branches will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 31st, and closed on January 1st.
Historic Alexandria: All Historic Alexandria facilities will be open on their regular schedules on December 31st, with the exception that the Archaeology Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All museums will be closed on January 1st. For more information, call 703.746.4554 or visit alexandriava.gov/Historic.
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 January 1st. 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).
Recreation Centers: On December 31st, Alexandria neighborhood recreation centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Chinquapin Recreation Center will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and the Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All City of Alexandria recreation centers will be closed on January 1st.
Resource Recovery: Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 31st. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, January 1st; Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, January 2nd.
Residents who receive City refuse collection may place Christmas trees at the curb for recycling on regular trash collection days, from Monday, January 5th to Friday, January 15th. Trees set out before that time will be collected as regular refuse and will not be recycled. For more information, visit alexandriava.gov/SolidWaste.
Schools: All Alexandria City Public Schools are closed through January 2nd, and will reopen January 5th.
State Offices: The Alexandria Circuit Court will be closed on January 1st; the General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will be closed on January 1st and 2nd; the Alexandria Court Services Unit will be closed January 1 and 2; and the Alexandria office of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (2681 Mill Rd.) will close at noon on December 31st and will be closed on January 1st.
Transit: On December 31st, the Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH bus service will operate a regular weekday schedule with the addition of extended Trolley service for First Night Alexandria (see below). There will be no DASH service on January 1st, except for the King Street Trolley.
Trolley: On December 31st, the free King Street Trolley will begin at 10 a.m. and provide shuttle service for First Night Alexandria until 1 a.m. On January 1st, the trolley service will operate on its normal schedule, every 15 minutes between the King Street Metrorail Station and the Potomac River Waterfront from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
For more information, contact Melissa Riddy, Communications Officer, Office of Communications and Public Information, at 703.746.3961 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: City of Alexandria