Solar eclipse closings list

The following closings have been announced for Monday’s solar eclipse:

  • The city of Columbus and Bartholomew County offices and buildings will be closed on Monday, as employees will be providing support to first responders and events. There will be no Columbus curbside collections on Monday. All curbside collections will be delayed by one day, with Friday’s pickups occurring on Saturday, April 13.
  • Columbus City Utilities will be drive-up only on Monday and the lobby will be closed. If you have a problem with your water or sewer service, call 812-372-8861 and follow the prompts.
  • Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp., Flat Rock – Hawcreek Schools, IU Columbus, Ivy Tech, Purdue Polytechnic, and the Columbus Learning Center will be closed on Monday.
  • Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management facilities, including the recycling center, offices, commercial cardboard route, and the Bartholomew County Landfill, will be closed Monday, with all reopening at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Updated information is available at
  • ColumBUS will run limited routes from Saturday through Monday. Special routes will be established to events downtown and at AirPark Columbus.
  • The Republic offices will be closed Monday to customers, but newsroom staff will be covering eclipse events throughout the day on Monday. Visit on Monday and Tuesday for eclipse coverage.