Memorial Day weekend begins Friday and runs through this Monday, May 31. As the holiday approaches, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and City of Lake Charles have announced they will both be closed for the holiday.

If you are a resident in Lake Charles, your trash and garbage pickup will be interrupted on Monday. Here is how the pickup schedule will be altered next week.

  • Trash and garbage normally picked up on Monday will be rescheduled for pickup on Tuesday, June 1.
  • Trash and garbage normally picked up on Tuesday will be rescheduled for pickup on Wednesday, June 2.
  • Thursday and Friday routes will remain on their regular schedules.

All other services of the Lake Charles Department of Public Works services like all the  Recycling Operations located at the Nelson Ball Field/Alma Lane area and the incinerator will be closed on Monday, May 31. Services will go back online with their regular hours of operation on Tuesday, June 1.

For Calcasieu Parish residents, your garbage and trash pickup will run as scheduled for Waste Management customers. The Residential Solid Waste Convenience Centers in Lake Charles and Sulphur will also be open on Memorial Day from 7:30am to 6:30pm.

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