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Feds, County Opening on Two-Hour Delay

Workers clear sidewalks during snowstorm in BallstonArlington County and the federal government are both opening on a two hour delay today (Friday).

Arlington Public Schools are closed. All preschool programs, Enjoy Arlington classes and sports leagues are canceled. Synthetic fields are closed.

Garbage collection will take place, and those whose garbage day is Thursday are also asked to put their carts out for collection.

An overnight refreeze may result in slippery conditions on the roads and sidewalks this morning. Pedestrians and drivers are encouraged to exercise extra caution.

Arlington Transit has modified its morning service schedule in light of the slick streets. From an ART alert email:

  • ART will operate at Severe Service Levels on the 41 & 51 and also the 42, 45, 77, & 87.
  • ART 41 & ART 45 will not serve Columbia Heights West. Buses will run only to/from Columbia Pike & Dinwiddie.
  • ART 42, 45 & 77 will not serve S. Courthouse Road
  • ART 77 will not serve Walter Reed between Arlington Mill & S. Glebe (the hill)
  • ART 87 buses will run AM Peak, but expect delays. ART 87A and 87X will not be served
  • As the ice melts mid-day, more service will be provided. We will post more alerts.

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