Traffic, transit changes and closings for Jan. 2 holiday

WASHINGTON — Since New Year’s Day fell on Sunday, the federal holiday is observed the next day. Here are some travel changes and closings for Monday.

Travel and transit

Trash pickup

  • DC trash pickup scheduled for Monday will happen on Tuesday. In Monday/Thursday collection areas, Monday will slide to Tuesday and Thursday slides to Friday; while in Tuesday/Friday areas Tuesday slides to Wednesday and Friday slides to Saturday.
  • Arlington and Fairfax County trash collections are on a regular schedule. In Fairfax City and Alexandria, pickups are put off one day.
  • There’s regular trash collection in Montgomery County. Prince George’s County has yard waste collection only. There are no collections in Anne Arundel or Howard counties.

Other closings

  • Post offices are closed.
  • Area schools are closed.
  • Libraries are closed, except for Loudoun County libraries, which will close at 5 p.m.
  • Smithsonian museums are open.
  • Most banks are closed. Contact your bank to find out.


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