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Federal Government Operating Status
Washington, DC, Area
Applies to: Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies inside the Washington, DC, Beltway are OPEN with unscheduled leave and unscheduled telework available in accordance with agency guidelines.

Some buildings are closed pending further inspections. Please see the bottom of this page for a list of closed buildings provided by GSA, as of 8:00am Wednesday, August 24th. While this list is as complete as possible, we do not have the status of all buildings. Check with your agency (e.g., agency website, emergency phone number, or supervisor, as appropriate) to see if your building has opened. Guidance from your agency or supervisor supersedes this list. This list will not be updated again until 4am on Thursday, August 25th.

If your building is closed, here are your operating guidelines:

  • Emergency employees are expected to report for work on time;
  • Non-emergency employees (including employees on pre-approved paid leave) will be granted excused absence (administrative leave) for the number of hours they were scheduled to work, unless--
    • The employee is required to telework by his or her agency's official policy as reflected in his or her written telework agreement;
    • The employee works or is on official travel outside of the Washington, DC area;
    • The employee is on leave without pay (LWOP); or
    • The employee is on an alternative work schedule (AWS) day off.

List of closed buildings for August 24th, provided by GSA, as of 8:00am Wednesday

WASHINGTON, DC (specific buildings listed by department/agency)

  • U.S. DRUG ADMINISTRATION
    • WASHINGTON, DC
  • U.S. DRUG ADMINISTRATION
    • FOREST SERVICE – USDA YATES BUILDING
    • WASHINGTON, DC
  • INDEPENDENT US GOVERNMENT OFFICES
    • NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
      5TH & F STREETS, NW
      WASHINGTON, DC
  • DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
    • JAMES D.WHITTEN BUILDING
    • AGRICULTURE SOUTH
      14TH & INDEPENDENCE AVE SW
      WASHINGTON, DC
  • DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
    • NEBRASKA AVENUE COMPLEX
      BLDG 1
      WASHINGTON, DC
    • NEBRASKA AVENUE COMPLEX
      BLDG 19
      WASHINGTON, DC
  • DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
    • DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR HQ
      1849 C. ST, NW
      WASHINGTON, DC
    • DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SOUTH
      1951 CONSTITUTION AVE, NW
      WASHINGTON, DC  

VIRGINIA

  • DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
    • BUILDING A, 6810
      FRANCONIA, VA

MARYLAND

  • OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
    • ONE WHITE FLINT NORTH
      11555 ROCKVILLE PIKE
      BETHESDA, MD
  • ARCHIVES
    • WASH NAT RECORDS CT
      4205 SUITLAND RD
      SUITLAND, MD

Posted on August 24, 2011 at 8:00 AM

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