Fayette County

4th of July closings

LED lights illuminate the Helix Garage, located at the corner of Main St and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, July 4, 2013. While there will be major celebrations on Independence Day, government offices will be closed.
LED lights illuminate the Helix Garage, located at the corner of Main St and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, July 4, 2013. While there will be major celebrations on Independence Day, government offices will be closed. Herald-Leader

Monday is Independence Day, a federal holiday. Here’s how services in Lexington will be affected:

Courts: District and circuit courts closed.

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices: Closed

U.S. Postal Service: No regular mail delivery.

Lextran: All routes will operate on an extended Sunday schedule on Monday. The last pull-out from the Transit Center will be at 11:20 p.m. Buses will depart from High Street from 6:20 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

Ride Lextran to the fireworks: Buses will depart from the Transit Center at 8:30 p.m. and will drop off at Commonwealth Stadium. Hop on after the show is complete to get back downtown. Fare is $1 each way.

Libraries: Closed.

City garbage: No collection will be made on Monday. Residents and businesses who normally receive curbside pick-up on Monday will be serviced the Wednesday after the holiday. Those impacted should place their carts out after 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Curbside collection will only be impacted for those normally serviced on Monday.

Businesses with dumpsters (landfill-bound and recycling) normally serviced by the city on Monday will have their units picked up on Tuesday. Businesses with dumpsters normally serviced on Tuesdays will have their units picked up on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday pick-ups will be made as usual.

The Lexington Recycling Center, the Electronics Recycling Center and the Haley Pike Waste Management Facility will be closed on as Saturday, July 2, as well as Monday.

Herald-Leader business offices: Closed. For delivery issues, call 1-800-999-8881.

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