A reader emailed us last week saying she’d heard the post office in the Ravensworth Shopping Center might be closing—a concern possibly prompted by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s announcement of nationwide service cuts as part of a new 10-year USPS roadmap. We asked around and determined there are no plans to close the facility, at least for now.
“While there are no immediate plans to close the Ravensworth Post Office, customers and Congress are fed up with DeJoy’s service cuts and record delays,” said the Braddock District’s congressman, Democrat Gerry Connolly. USPS spokesperson Felicia Lott also confirmed there are no plans to shutter the facility “at this time,” and a representative for the shopping center noted the lease extends until 2026.
“I hope that branch isn't closing,” said the reader whose email sparked our inquiries. “As far as I can tell, it gets a steady stream of customers every day.”
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