LOCAL NEWS What is closed in Detroit on Memorial Day, and what will be open?

Memorial Day, a federal holiday observed on Monday, commemorates the sacrifices of those who lost their lives while serving in the military. As a result, many businesses and offices will be closed to honor the occasion. Throughout Metro Detroit, residents can expect closures spanning from post offices to banks.

City administrations across Metro Detroit will shut their offices on Memorial Day. In Detroit, municipal services like yard waste and curbside recycling collection by the Department of Public Works will pause, resuming on Tuesday with adjusted schedules through Saturday. Parking enforcement will also be suspended, and the Ford Underground Garage will operate around the clock from Saturday to Monday to accommodate the Movement Festival. Meanwhile, the Detroit Department of Transportation will follow its Sunday bus schedule on Memorial Day.

Similarly, Ann Arbor will see its municipal offices closed on Memorial Day. Curbside trash, recycling, and compost collection services will resume on Tuesday with a one-day delay extending through Saturday.

Regarding courier services, the U.S. Postal Service in Michigan will halt regular deliveries on Memorial Day, except for Holiday Premium Priority Mail Express and Holiday Same Day Package Delivery. UPS and FedEx will not conduct pickups or deliveries on Monday, with UPS stores potentially closing (though residents are advised to check individual store hours). However, FedEx Custom Critical will remain operational.

In terms of banking services, banks in Michigan will be closed on Memorial Day, with some also shuttering on the preceding Saturday.

Additionally, for those navigating Detroit’s roads, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced the suspension of over half of its road and bridge projects to alleviate traffic congestion during the holiday weekend. However, certain equipment and traffic configurations, such as shoulder closures, will persist as planned.

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