Alexandria will open its recreation centers as cooling stations from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday as the city continues to recover from .
Thousands in Alexandria remain without power, including several blocks in the Del Ray and Potomac Greens neighborhoods.
Dominion Virginia Power has told Alexandria that 85 percent of its customers should have power restored by Tuesday evening, and 90 to 95 percent of its customers should have power restored by Thursday evening. Dominion told the city that virtually every remaining customer should have power by Saturday night. Areas with the most severe damage may not have power restored until Sunday.
City officials met with state and local Dominion representatives on Monday afternoon to outline a strategy for restoration efforts. A priority was placed on bringing power to health and safety facilities.
Patrick Henry Recreation Center remains closed because of a power outage. Power was returned to Warwick Pool on Tuesday afternoon after it was closed for about 24 hours.
Residents can visit the following rec centers on Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted:
- Charles Barrett Center, 1115 Martha Custis Dr.
- , 901 Wythe St.
- Chinquapin Park Center, 3210 King St. (open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. only)
- , 25 W. Reed Ave.
- , 1605 Cameron St.
- , 2701 Commonwealth Ave.
- , 1108 Jefferson St.
- William Ramsay Center, 5650 Sanger Ave.
The city had planned on closing all its rec centers on Wednesday in observance of Independence Day.
Memorial Pool at Charles Houston will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Old Town Pool, located at 1609 Cameron St., will be open from noon to 7 p.m. and Warwick Pool, located at 3301 Landover St., will be open from noon to 6 p.m.
The city's Department of Transportation and Environmental Service that is placed on the curb.
Trash collection remains at its regular schedule despite the Independence Day holiday.
The city's libraries will be closed Wednesday.
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