December 17, 2018

Post Offices Will Be Closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH, PA — Post Offices throughout the Western PA District and nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume after the holidays on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

Some Post Offices may have limited hours on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24.

New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, Post Offices will be open during regular business hours. Customers should always check with their local Post Offices for hours of operation.

Blue collection boxes with final collection times before 12 p.m. (noon) will not be affected by early closing on Dec. 24. If a box has a final collection time after 12 p.m., its mail may be picked up earlier. For mail pickup on Dec. 24, please put your mail into blue collection boxes by noon regardless of the final collection times posted on the box. As a reminder, blue collection boxes are not serviced on Sundays.

Customers who have items to mail after the scheduled pick-up times on Dec. 24 should visit the Postal Locator on to find local Post Offices which may be open late.

Delivery of mail for Dec. 23 and Dec. 30 will be unaffected by any changes to Post Office retail hours.

Additional Postal Service holiday information can be found at Customers may also call 1-800-ASK-USPS for information about specific Post Offices. Mail should be deposited into blue collection mailboxes before noon for early pickup on Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.

For added customer convenience, Self-Service Kiosks (SSK) are available at the following Appalachian District locations and most provide 24-hour access to many postal products and services:

  • Roanoke-Cave Spring Branch, 4069 Postal Drive SW, VA 24018
  • Blawnox Branch – 1310 Old Freeport Road
  • Brentwood Branch – 350 Towne Square Way
  • Butler Post Office – 345 S. Main Street
  • Castle Shannon Branch – 370 Castle Shannon Blvd.
  • Coraopolis Post Office – 1140 Thorn Run Road
  • Cranberry Township – 240 Executive Drive
  • Erie Main Post Office – 2108 E. 38th Street
  • GMF (Main) Finance Station – 1001 California Ave
  • Greensburg Post Office – 238 S Pennsylvania Ave
  • Hermitage Branch – 3386 E. State Street
  • Indiana Post Office – 47 S. 7th Street
  • Johnstown Post Office – 111 Franklin Street
  • McKnight Branch – 4981 McKnight Road
  • McMurray Retail Branch – 392 Washington Road
  • Meadville Post Office – 212 Arch Street
  • Monroeville Branch – 2630 Monroeville Blvd.
  • Murrysville Post Office – 1 Priority Lane
  • Penn Hills Branch – 11650 Penn Hills Drive
  • Pleasant Hills Branch – 500 Regis Drive
  • Presque Isle Branch – 2711 Legion Road
  • South Erie Station – 3607 Poplar Street
  • Squirrel Hill Station – 1800 Murray Ave
  • State College Post Office – 237 S. Fraser Street
  • Upper St. Clair Branch – 2211 Lesnett Road
  • Wexford Post Office – 10675 Perry Highway

Using a credit or debit card, these self-service kiosks enable customers to conduct business at their convenience. SSKs enable customers to:

  • Purchase self-adhesive “Print-On-Demand” stamps.
  • Weigh, calculate and purchase postage in amounts for items weighing up to 70lbs.
  • Send items via Priority Express Mail, Priority Mail and First Class Mail, as well as by Parcel Post services.
  • Look up ZIP Codes and obtain Postal Service mailing information.
  • Obtain Priority Express Mail, Certified Mail, and Return Receipts
  • Purchase USPS Tracking™ service.
  • Obtain a purchase receipt.
  • Pay Post Office Box rents.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.



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