City of Milwaukee Deptartment of Public Works
Press Release

Department of Public Works Services for the November 26-29 Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Some Department of Public Works (DPW) services will be available for limited hours of operation and certain parking restrictions will be lifted.

By - Nov 24th, 2015 10:09 am

City of Milwaukee government offices will be closed from Thursday, November 26th through Sunday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  However, some Department of Public Works (DPW) services will be available for limited hours of operation and certain parking restrictions will be lifted.

Garbage, Recycling, and Self-Help Centers:

  • There will be no garbage or recycling pick-up on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27
  • Self-Help Centers will be closed on November 26, 27 & 29 – Open on Saturday, November 28 from 7:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.  The winter schedule for the Self-Help Centers began November 22

Parking Enforcement:

  • No parking meter enforcement on Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • No overnight parking enforcement Wednesday night into Thursday morning (November 26 from 2:00-6:00 a.m.) and Thursday night into Friday morning (November 27 from 2:00-6:00 a.m.)
  • Overnight parking enforcement resumes on Friday night into Saturday morning (November 28 from 2:00-6:00 a.m.)

Tow Lot:

  • Closed – Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27
  • Open – Saturday, November 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Milwaukee Water Works:

  • 24-hour drinking water service provided. Water Control Center – (414) 286-3710
  • The Customer Service Center will be closed on November 26 and November 27
  • Customers can pay their Municipal Services Bill online at milwaukee.gov/water.  For automated account information, call (414) 286-2830

In addition, residents should call 414.286-CITY (2489) for other requests.  For more information on DPW services, go to milwaukee.gov/mpw.

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