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Posted on: February 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Suffolk City Offices Delayed Opening on February 21, 2020


Suffolk City Offices will be opening on a 2-hour delay on Friday, February 21, 2020. Offices directly serving the public will open at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020.


Alpha Personnel for the Suffolk Police Department, and others as directed by their Supervisor, should report for duty as usual.


The Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Courts Building has advised that they will be closed on Friday, February 21, 2020.

There will be no changes to the trash collection schedule for Friday, February 21st. TFC Recycling will also conduct their normal recycling collection routes on Friday, February 21st. The Suffolk Public Works Department reminds you that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection.

The Southeastern Public Safety Authority (SPSA) Transfer Station in Suffolk has advised no change in their operating schedule.

Suffolk Transit has advised no change in their operating schedule.

Suffolk Public Schools has made the decision to close on Friday, February 21st, therefore Before School and After School Care and programs including athletic practices at Suffolk Parks & Recreation Joint Use Facilities will also be cancelled

Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue advise that call volumes have been relatively light. 

Suffolk Public Works crews will continue working in 12-hour shifts to address roadway conditions.  In addition to the brining applications, a total of 100 tons of abrasives have also been applied to our roadways.  With temperatures well below freezing overnight and during the early morning hours on Friday, black ice is also a concern. 

Drivers should exercise caution in their driving by driving alert and attentive, keeping their speed down, allowing a safe distance from the vehicle in front of them and avoiding sudden directional changes. Drivers should also leave a safe distance from Public Works vehicles to avoid being hit from material being spread on the road.

To report roadway issues, citizens can contact Public Works at 514-7600.

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