East Ridge Offices Closed In Observance Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Thursday, January 17, 2013

East Ridge city offices and services will be closed on Monday, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. For those with Monday trash pickup, the following schedule will be implemented:

North side (from Ringgold Road to Chattanooga/Interstate 24)—Tuesday, Jan. 22

Southside (From Ringgold Road to Stateline Road/Georgia)—Wednesday, Jan. 23

Also, there will be no brush, bulk, or leaf pickup this holiday week. The recycling schedule will not be affected.

For more information and printable schedules, please visit http://www.eastridgetn.org/City-Services/Sanitation.aspx


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