July 4th closings: Banks, post offices, transportation, liquor stores and more

July 2
  • Closed everywhere
  • Public schools, public libraries, federal and local governmental offices and most banks are closed.
  • Post offices are closed and there is no U.S. postal deliver except for Express Mail.
  • Traffic
  • In the District, rush hour restrictions are lifted. D.C. parking will not be enforced except in the Nationals Park area, around the Mall from 4th St. to 18th St., 21st St. between Virginia Ave. and F St., 23rd St. between Constitution Ave. and C St. and on bridges and expressways.
  • In Maryland, there are no parking fees in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties except at New Carrollton, National Harbor and the Prince George’s Dept. of Correction. Post offices are closed and there is no U.S. postal deliver except for Express Mail.
  • In Virginia, HOV restrictions are lifted on I-66 and I-339. Meters are not enforced in Arlington County and the City of Alexandria.
  • Transportation services
    • Metrorail operates from 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. with near rush hour service levels from 6 p.m. to midnight. Metrobus runs on a Saturday schedule. MetroAccess is on a regular schedule but subscription trips are cancelled.
    • RideOn, Fairfax Connector and MARC run on a Saturday schedule.
    • DASH runs on a Sunday schedule.
    • CUE runs special event service only.
    • ART runs Routes 41 and 51 only on a Sunday schedule.
    • The Bus, PRTC Omniride, Loudoun Bus, MTA Commuter Bus and VRE are not running.
    Trash and recycling
  • In the District, there are no pick-ups. Friday collections are on Saturday.
  • In Maryland, there are no county pick-ups. (Private services may vary.) In Anne Arundel, Howard and Montgomery, Friday collections will be made Saturday. In Prince George’s pick-ups occur on the next regularly scheduled day.
  • In Virginia, there are no pick-ups in the City of Fairfax and the City of Alexandria. Regular pick-ups in Arlington and Fairfax counties. (Private services may vary.)
  • Liquor stores
  • In the District, liquor stores are open at the owner’s discretion.
  • In Virginia, ABC stores are open.
  • In Maryland, ABC stores are open in Montgomery County. In other counties, private liquor stores are open at the owner’s discretion.
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