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Department of Public Works service schedules Christmas weekend

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Posted at 8:46 PM, Dec 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-22 21:46:49-05

MILWAUKEE — Department of Public Works offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 27. Here's what you need to know:

Garbage, recycling and drop-off centers:

  • There will be no garbage and recycling pick-up on the Friday before Christmas or the Monday after. Collection days shift forward after each city holiday. Review the collection schedule on DPW's website.
  • Drop-off centers will be closed Friday and the following Monday.

Parking enforcement:

  • No parking meter or hourly restriction enforcement on Christmas Day.
  • No overnight parking enforcement Friday night into Saturday morning (Dec. 25 from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.) and Saturday night into Sunday morning (Dec. 26 from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.). However, vehicles still must be legally parked and not in violation of any posted parking regulations.
  • Night parking enforcement resumes Sunday night into Monday morning (Dec. 27 from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.).
  • If a snow emergency is declared, snow emergency regulations take precedence.

Tow lot:

  • Open Friday and Monday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. but closed Saturday and Sunday.

Milwaukee Water Works:

  • The Water Works Customer Service Center at 841 N. Broadway will be closed for the holiday Friday and Monday for in-person and live telephone assistance.
  • Automated account information and bill payment will remain available by calling (414) 286-2830.
  • Customers can pay their municipal services bill and check account balances online.
  • For water emergencies, customers can call the 24-hour control center at (414) 286-3710.

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