Tad Kelley, a United State Postal Service spokesman for the Appalachian Region, issued the following statement this afternoon on the temporary closing of the Pulaski Post Office:
“Due to conditions that require corrective safety measures at the Pulaski Post Office, and for the safety and comfort of our employees and postal patrons, operations at the Pulaski Post Office have been temporarily suspended and moved to the Dublin Post Office located at 1 Town Center Drive.
This temporary change will be in effect beginning Thursday, July 20. In the meantime, customers may pick up their mail with proper identification at the Dublin Post Office beginning Friday, July 21.
We apologize for any inconvenience to our customers. At present, a timeframe for reopening of the Pulaski Post Office has not been determined. Assessments of the repair work, needing to be undertaken, have not yet been conducted.
In addition to the Dublin Post Office, alternate postal services in the vicinity of the Pulaski office include: stamp booklet availability at Wells Fargo Bank, Food Lion, Walgreens, and CVS. Nearby Post Offices include Draper (4300 Academy Street, and Newbern (5339 Wilderness Road. Also, patrons can buy stamps online at www.usps.com/shop or by phone at 800-STAMP-24 (800-782-6724).
Additionally, customers who wish to obtain Post Office box service may do so at the Dublin post office, Window service hours at the Dublin office are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Again, we express our apologies and remind our customers this is a temporary suspension and are working diligently to restore postal services.”