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Most Fort Worth city offices, including City Hall, will be closed Thursday July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Emergency services will not be affected.

Garbage, recycled items, yard waste and bulk collection will operate as usual. Drop-off stations will operate with normal business hours. More information is available at 817-392-1234 or by sending an email to trash@fortworthtexas.gov.

Closed for the holiday will be all city public library locations, all community centers, the Haws Athletic Center, late-night programs and the Log Cabin Village.

Those wanting to access the city water department’s automated system for payments and account inquiries or to report an emergency may call the 24-hour call center at 817-392-4477 or visit http://fortworthtexas.gov/h2online/

The city’s Environmental Collection Center will be closed but open for regular hours on July 5 and July 6.

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority’s bus services and Mobility Impaired Services (MITS) will operate on a Sunday schedule for the July 4 holiday, with Molly the Trolley following its 10 a.m.-10 p.m. regular schedule. But the Lunch Line trolley will not operate, and Trinity Railway Express will not run.



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