(WFXR) — Even bureaucracy takes Thanksgiving off, which is why the following cities and counties will close facilities or delay services during the holiday week.
Take care of your Thanksgiving leftovers because no turkey trash or other solid waste will be collected on Thursday, Nov. 28 or Friday, Nov. 29.
The usual Monday and Tuesday routes for trash, “A week” recycling, bulk, and brush will be collected on Monday, Nov. 25. Wednesday routes will be collected on Tuesday, Nov. 26, and Thursday routes will be collected on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
The City of Roanoke offices will also be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
From noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27 to Monday, Dec. 2, the administrative offices for the City of Danville, the Municipal Building, the public library, and the James F. Ingram courthouse will be closed.
Trash collection normally scheduled for Thursday will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30, and Danville Transit will not operate on Thanksgiving.
Danville Regional Airport will remain open, and Danville Utilities will handle any emergencies or service restoration calls over the holiday.
Town Hall will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Nov. 29.
Solid waste collection routes for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday will be also be rescheduled. Trash carts normally collected on Wednesdays will moved ahead to Monday, Nov. 25, and those normally collected on Thursdays will be moved ahead to Tuesday, Nov. 26. The Friday collection route will be delayed to Monday, Dec. 2.
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will be closed on Thanksgiving day, but it will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 29. The administrative offices will be closed all three days.
Meanwhile, the Christiansburg Recreation Center will only be closed Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, but the administrative offices will be closed starting on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
The Radford City Department of Public Works will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Nov. 29. Both the Drop Center on 17th Street and the Brush Center will also be closed on these days.
Solid waste collection for Wednesday routes will take place on Monday, Nov. 25; Thursday routes will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 26; and Friday routes will take place on Monday, Dec. 2.
The Municipal Offices for the City of Lynchburg will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
The regular trash collection route for Thursdays will be postponed to Friday, Nov. 29.
The Concord Turnpike Convenience Center will also be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28.
Administrative offices and library branches in Roanoke County will be closed both Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29.
The Green Ridge Recreation Center, Brambleton Recreation Center, Craig Center, and the Explore Park Visitor Center will also be closed on Thanksgiving. However, the Brambleton Rec Center and the Craig Center will remain closed on Black Friday while the Green Ridge Rec Center will reopen for regular Friday hours and the Explore Park Visitor Center will reopen at 11 a.m.
As for trash collection, Monday and Tuesday routes will be collected on Monday, Nov. 25; Wednesday routes will be collected on Tuesday, Nov. 26; and Thursday routes will be collected on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
From noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Nov. 29, the Montgomery County Administrative Offices, Health Department, Clerk of Circuit Court, Social Services, General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library will be closed.
The Animal Care and Adoption Center will be closed starting Wednesday, Nov. 27 and reopen on Saturday, Nov. 30.
Montgomery County Recycling and Waste Collection sites and the Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority Administrative Offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28. The transfer station and recycling area will reopen from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29.
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