Local Post Offices Extend Hours On Saturday, Sunday Ahead Of Christmas

WWJ News
December 07, 2019 - 2:47 pm
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DETROIT (WWJ) - The U.S. Postal Service is making sure everyone can ship their packages this holiday season by extending post office hours on Saturdays and Sundays.

Several Detroit-area post offices will extend hours on Saturdays and open on Sundays prior to Christmas. USPS officials say they expect to deliver an estimated 13 billion cards, letters and packages nationwide this year.

"We realize as the holidays get closer, opening on Sundays will help our customers with stamp purchases as well as mailing their holiday cards and packages," Karlett Gilbert, district manager, said in a statement. 

The following post offices will have extended Saturday hours, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14:

  • Ann Arbor Main, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Dearborn Main, 9 am - 5 pm
  • Livonia, 9 am - 5 pm
  • Taylor, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Canton, 8 am - 5 pm
  • Detroit-GWY, 9:30 am - 8 pm
  • Detroit-Redford, 9 am - 8 pm
  • Mt. Clemens, 8:30 am - 5 pm
  • St. Clair Shores, 9:30 am - 5 pm
  • Warren, 9 am - 5 pm
  • Troy, 8 am - 5 pm
  • Rochester, 9 am - 5 pm​​​​​​​
  • Shelby Township, 8:30 am - 5 pm
  • Farmington, 9 am - 5 pm
  • Pontiac, 10 am - 5 pm​​​​​​​
  • Clarkston, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Flint Southwest, 9:30 am - 5 pm

The following post offices will be open Sunday Dec.8 and Dec.15:

  • Ann Arbor Main, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Dearborn Main, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Livonia, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Taylor, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Canton, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Detroit-GWY, 12 - 7 pm
  • Detroit-Redford, 12 - 6 pm
  • Mt. Clemens, 10 am - 1 pm
  • St. Clair Shores, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Warren, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Troy, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Rochester, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Shelby Township, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Farmington, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Pontiac, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Clarkston, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Flint Southwest, 10 am - 1 pm

Meantime, with the increased mail volume, mail carriers will be delivering parcels daily and often earlier in the mornings and later in the evening. The USPS requests to leave your porch light on if you are expecting a package.