Some City of Milwaukee services will not be available July 3rd, due to holiday weekend

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MILWAUKEE — If you need city services for any reason, get them out of the way as soon as possible. That’s because City of Milwaukee government offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. However, some Department of Public Works (DPW) services will be available for limited hours of operation and certain parking restrictions will be lifted. Here’s a list of what you need to know:

Garbage, Recycling, and Self-Help Centers:

  • There will be no garbage and recycling pick-up on Friday, July 3
  • Self-Help Centers will be closed on July 3 and 4, and open on Sunday, July 5 from 7:00 3:00 p.m.

Parking Enforcement:

  • No parking meter enforcement on Saturday, July 4
  • No overnight parking enforcement Friday night into Saturday morning (July 4 from 2:00 to 6:00 a.m.), and Saturday night into Sunday morning (July 5 from 2:00 to 6:00 a.m.)
  • Overnight parking enforcement resumes on Sunday night into Monday morning (July 6 from 2:00 to 6:00 a.m.)

Tow Lot:

  • OPEN: Friday, July 3and Saturday, July 4 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
  • CLOSED: Sunday, July 5

Milwaukee Water Works:

  • 24-hour drinking water service and Emergency Control Center:  (414) 286-3710
  • The Customer Service Center will be closed on Friday, July 3
  • Customers can pay their Municipal Services Bill online at  For automated account information, please call (414) 286-2830

Bridge Openings & Closings:

For other requests, schedules, and information, residents should call (414) 286-CITY (-2489) or visit the DPW website at

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