Various local entities have announced the following closures and changes to garbage/trash pickup schedules due to the Labor Day holiday:
City of Lake Charles:
According to the Lafayette Consolidated Government, there will be no residential garbage or recycling collection on Labor Day in Lafayette Parish.
The entire week of Labor Day, all customers served by Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation will receive garbage and recycling collection on the day following their regularly scheduled collection day. The adjusted schedule includes regular Friday customers receiving collection on Saturday, Sept. 7.
The Lafayette Consolidated Government Compost Facility at 400 Dugas Road will close at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, remaining closed throughout the weekend and Labor Day, and will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Tom Carroll, the Director of the Public Works Department, has announced that, due to the Lafayette Consolidated Government's official holiday of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2, the Lafayette Transit System (LTS), including Daytime, Night Owl, and Para-transit, will not be providing services. Regular scheduled transit services will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Mayor Chris Duncan has announced that all city offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day. There will be no interruptions to the collection schedule for residential garbage/trash.
The Louisiana State Police will also be stepping up security along Interstate 10 during the Labor Day holiday period. You can read more on their efforts, dubbed "Operation Safe Corridor," HERE.