(Jan. 17, 2020) – Thousands of people are expected to celebrate the life and
legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Charlotte this weekend.
for the 2020 Atrium Health MLK National Holiday Celebration begin Saturday,
Jan. 18, at 10 a.m. with the 40th annual MLK holiday parade through uptown
Learn more about Charlotte’s MLK holiday celebrations at mlk.charlottenc.gov.
As a result of those celebrations and the federal holiday
on Monday, Jan. 20, the community may notice some service changes.
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of Charlotte Offices
of Charlotte offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin
Luther King Jr. Day.
Waste Services will not provide collection services on Monday, Jan. 20.
Collection will operate on a one-day delay with Friday customers receiving
service on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Visit Solid Waste Services online for the 2020
recycling collection schedule.
Area Transit System (CATS)
Monday, the Charlotte Area Transit System will operate all bus routes according
to its Saturday schedule. No express service will operate. The LYNX Blue Line
and CityLYNX Gold Line Connector will also operate according to Saturday
Monday, the CATS Pass Sales Office and Customer Service will be closed.
Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT)
Heavy pedestrian and vehicle traffic is expected in uptown
Charlotte on Saturday. Visit the Charlotte Department of Transportation’s Street Use and Event Notice for more
information on traffic impacts resulting from the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
parade. You can also view new and/or updated street closure notices on the
interactive street closure map to help plan
regular business hours, CharMeck 311 callers can report water, sewer,
stormwater and animal issues via an automated service that dispatches
assistance. Residents can also submit service requests online or
access dozens of city services by downloading the CLT+ mobile app.
call 911 for any emergencies.
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