City offices to close for Fourth of July holiday

Published 7:20 pm Friday, June 30, 2023

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In observance of the Independence Day holiday, Suffolk city offices are closed Tuesday, July 4. 

Normal operations \resume at 8:30 a.m.Wednesday, July 5. The city observes all state-designated holidays. Independence Day is considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia and all its offices are closed on this day.

Suffolk Public Works Department operates on a one-day delay starting on Tuesday, July 4. TFC Recycling also operates on a one-day delay starting on July 4. Public Works reminds residents that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 757-514-7630.

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The Southeastern Public Service Authority Transfer Station in Suffolk and the Regional Landfill are closed Tuesday. 

Suffolk Transit is not operating on the holiday Tuesday.  

Suffolk Parks and Recreation Joint Use Recreation Centers — Kings Fork, Creekside, Northern Shores, Oakland, Booker T. Washington and Mack Benn Jr. — are closed July 4 and reopen at 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 5. The East Suffolk Recreation Center, Curtis Milteer Recreation Center and Bennett’s Creek Recreation Center are closed Tuesday and reopen at 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 5. The Suffolk Parks and Recreation Administration Office is closed Tuesday, July 4 and reopens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 5.

Cypress Park Pool is closed July 4. 

Suffolk’s four major parks  — Lone Star Lakes, Lake Meade, Sleepy Hole, Bennett’s Creek — remain open Tuesday, July 4. However, no park attendant will be on duty.

The Suffolk Art Gallery is closed Tuesday, July 4 and reopens at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 5.

All Suffolk city libraries — Morgan Memorial, North Suffolk and Chuckatuck — closed for Independence Day Tuesday. Morgan Memorial and North Suffolk Libraries reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, while the Chuckatuck Library reopens at 10 a.m. Monday, July 10.

The Suffolk Visitor Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. The Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum remains open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 4.

The Suffolk Executive Airport terminal will be unmanned Tuesday, July 4, while the airfield, self-service fuel island and restaurant remain open on the holiday.