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USPS Possibly Shuttering 170 Post Offices

Postal Service Contemplates Consolidation as Revenue Slumps
December 15, 2009
The U.S. Postal Service could be closing as many as 170 post offices as it looks to consolidate operations.

Earlier this year, the Postal Service conducted a review of about 3,300 retail stations and branches that are in close proximity to each other to determine where consolidation is a feasible option. USPS has filed periodic updates with the Postal Regulatory Commission, identifying certain locations that remain under consideration, though no final decisions have been made.

The potential consolidation comes after a continuing drop in income. The USPS reported a $3.8 billion net loss for the 2009 fiscal year, compared to $2.8 billion last year. The agency also said operating revenue fell 9.1 percent to $68.1 billion, down from $74.9 billion in 2008.

These discouraging figures come even after the Postal Service implemented a plan that cut costs by $6 billion. The agency reduced its workforce by approximately 40,000 employees, and cut more than 115 million work hours (the equivalent of 65,000 full-time workers). Other actions included closing six district offices, selling obsolete facilities, consolidating mail processing operations, halting construction of new buildings and hiring and salary freezes.

In addition, a $4 billion reduction in required annual payments for retiree health benefits was passed into law for fiscal 2009.

"Our 2009 fiscal year proved to be one of the most challenging in the history of the Postal Service," said CFO Joseph Corbett. He cited the recession and consumers' continuing transition from mail to electronic alternatives as reasons for the decline in revenue. According to the Postal Services's annual report, total mail volume dropped 13 percent, or 25 million pieces.

"To shore up its finances, the Postal Service is looking at every aspect of its business to economize," said Steven J. Forte, senior vice president of operations. "Reducing over-capacity in retail and delivery operations is a smart business move."

The Postal Service is the largest retail network in the nation, with more than 36,000 post offices, branches and other stations. Additionally, about 56,000 other locations such as supermarkets and drug stores sell postage, as well as approximately 18,000 ATMs.

Stations/Branches Currently Under Review:

Station/Branch Name Street Address City State ZIP Code
MGY-Boylston 501 Johnson Ave Montgomery AL 36110-9998
MGY-Capitol Heights STA 2260 Mt. Meigs Rd
Montgomery AL 36107-9998
TCL-Eastside STA 955 26th Ave E Tuscaloosa AL 35404-9998
Aerospace 3301 E Roosevelt Rd Ste 2 Little Rock AR 72206-6729
Ft Smith Rogers Avenue Station 3400 Rogers Ave Fort Smith AR 72906-9998
Pleasant Ridge Station 11619 Pleasant Ridge Dr Little Rock AR 72212-9998
South Ft Smith Station 5200 S 32nd St Fort Smith AR 72906-9998
Tucson Midtown 5401 E 5th St Tucson AZ 85712-9998
Bradford 822 C St Hayward CA 1/31/2010-2/14/2010
Kaiser Center 300 Lakeside Dr Oakland CA 94612-9994
Landscape 1831 Solano Ave Berkeley CA 94707-9991
Mills College 5000 Macarthur Blvd Oakland CA 94613-1301
Niles 160 J Street Fremont CA 94536-9991
Oakland Station B 1446 Franklin St Oakland CA 94612-9992
Park Station 2900 Sacramento St Berkeley CA 94702-9991
Richmond Station A 200 Broadway Richmond CA 94808-9991
Federal Finance Station 300 N Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 90012-9998
Galleria Station 1815 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 377 Redondo Beach CA 90278-9997
Hollywood Pavilion Store 6801 Hollywood Blvd Ste 167 Los Angeles CA 90028-6101
Fresno Barton 4475 E Tulare Fresno CA 93702-9998
Fresno Calwa 4026 E Jensen Ave Fresno CA 93725-9998
Modesto El Viejo 1125 I St Modesto CA 95354-9998
Stockton Tuxedo Park 2616 Pacific Ave Stockton CA 95204-9998
Riv--La Sierra 611134 Pierce Pl Riverside CA 92505-9997
George Washington 2692 C St San Diego CA 92102-9998
Moreno Station 28981 Alessandro Blvd Moreno Valley CA 92555-6907
Naval Amphibious Base 3420 Guadacanal Rd Bldg 16 San Diego CA 92155-9998
North Park Retail 3791 Grim Ave San Diego CA 92104-9998
Rancho Del Rey 340 Oxford Chula Vista CA 91911-9998
San Bernardino Finance 455 Orange Show Lane San Bernardino CA 92412-9998
IRV-East Irvine STA 14982 Sand Canyon Ave Irvine CA 92650-9998
Pomona - Yorba STA 2138 N Garey Ave Pomona CA 91767-9998
LAG-South Laguna STA 31677 Virginia Way Laguna Beach CA 92652-9998
New Haven-Trolley Square 175 Main St East Haven CT 06512-3099
Navy Annex 2 Navy Annex USPS Room G073 Washington DC 20370-0002
JAX-Airport Station 14350 Pecan Park Rd Jacksonville FL 32229-9998
JAX-Cecil Field FSTA 13618 Lake Fretwell St Jacksonville FL 32221-8130
PFN-Eastside STA 5310 E Highway 98 Panama City FL 32404-7261
PNS-Downtown STA 101 Palafox Pl Pensacola FL 32502-5629
MIA- International Airport Finance 1 Terminal B Fl 4 Miami FL 33299-9998
MIA-Edison Center FSTA 760 NW 62 St Miami FL 33151-9998
FMY-Miracle Mile STA 3954 Broadway St Ft Myers FL 33901-8121
KIS-Good Samaritan BR 4191 S Orange Blossom Tr Kissimmee FL 34746-7265
NPS-Golden Gate Finance 11665 Collier Blvd Naples FL 34116-6530
NPS-Vanderbilt Beach 851 Vanderbilt Beach Rd Naples FL 34108-8709
ORL-Lee Vista Station 6301 Hazeltine Nat'l Dr Ste 120 Orlando FL 32822-9998
SPT-Central STA 4001 35th St N Saint Petersburg FL 33714-9998
SPT-Pass A Grille 103 8th Ave Saint Petersburg FL 33706-4334
TPA-Port Tampa 6801 S Westshore Blvd Tampa FL 33616-9998
TPA-Seminole Heights STA 5206 N Florida Ave Tampa FL 33603-9998
ATL-Cnn Postal Store 190 Marietta St Nw Ste 280 Atlanta GA 30303-2766
ATL-Gate City Station 486 Decatur St SE Atlanta GA 30312-9998
ATL-Hartsfield Airport P/Store 6000 S Terminal Atlanta GA 30320-7400
MAC-Macon Mall 3661 Eisenhower Pkwy Macon GA 31206-3669
Port Wentworth 300 Cantyre St Port Wentworth GA 31407-9998
East 14th Retail- Des Moines 1354 E Ovid Ave
Des Moines IA 50316-1200
East Des Moines 321 E Walnut Ste 120 Des Moines IA 50309-2000
Chicago-Finance Station N-FN 2148 E 71st St Chicago IL 60649-9997
Evansville North Park Finance 4490 First Ave Evansville IN 47710-9998
Gary-Brunswick-STA 5325 W 5th Ave Gary IN 46406-9998
Indianapolis-Bridgeport-FIN BR 8804 W Washington St. Indianapolis IN 46231-9998
Indianapolis-West Indianapolis FIN 1144 S Belmont St. Indianapolis IN 46221-9998
KCK-Fairfax 3210 Fiberglass Road Kansas City KS 66115-9998
KCK-Packer 628 Kansas Ave Kansas City KS 66119-9998
Louisville Beechmont Finance 307 West Woodlawn Louisville KY 40214-9997
Louisville Buechel Finance 2259 Hikes Ln Louisville KY 40218-9998
Louisville Plainview Finance 9858 Linn Station Rd Louisville KY 40224-9998
Gateway Finance Unit (Move To Old Hammond Station) 1843 W Muriel Dr Baton Rouge LA 70816-8355
University Station (LSU) 110 LSU Student Union Bldg Baton Rouge LA 70803-0001
Springfield-Colonial 1149 Main St Springfield MA 01103-9998
Boston Univ. 775 Commonwealth Ave Boston MA 02215-9998
Fanueil Hall 1 Faneuil Hall Sq Ste 1 Boston MA 02109-9998
Logan Airport 235 East Prescott St East Boston MA 02228-9742
Portland Station A 622 Congress St Portland ME 04101-3359
Dearborn-Teleford STA-STA 23823 Ford Rd Dearborn MI 48128-9998
Detroit-Fisher Bldg Finance-FIN 3011 W. Grand Blvd. Ste C30 Fisher Detroit MI 48202-9998
Detroit-Linwood STA-FIN STA 2701 Joy Rd Detroit MI 48206-9998
Detroit-Penobscot Postal Store-FIN 645 Griswold Detroit MI 48226-9998
Wayne-Westland-Westland Mall 35000 Warren Rd Ste 81 Westland MI 48186-6217
Mount Clemens-Selfridge ANGB 44580 N Jefferson Ave Selfridge ANGB MI 48045-9998
KCM-Metro Mall 400 NW Barry Rd Ste 167a Kansas City MO 64155-9998
KCM-Southeast STA 7640 Prospect Ave Kansas City MO 64132-9998
KCM-William Chick 2657 Independence Ave Kansas City MO 64124-9998
Greensboro Plaza Station 1852 Banking St Greensboro NC
High Point Furnitureland 913 W Fairfield Road High Point NC 27263-9998
Raleigh State University 10 Horne St Raleigh NC
CLT-Arrowood 11333 Granite St Charlotte NC 28241-9998
CLT-Eastway Finance 3040 B Eastway Dr Charlotte NC 28218-9998
University Station 1231 N University Dr Fargo ND 58107-4014
LNK-Woods Park STA 110 N 35th St Lincoln NE 68503-9998
OMA-Station A 2221 N 24th St Omaha NE 68110-9998
OMA-Station B 3021 Leavenworth St Omaha NE 68105-9998
OMA-Station C 1618 Vinton St Omaha NE 68108-9998
S Camden (F) 1400 S Broadway Camden NJ 08104-9998
Trenton Chambersburg (F) 852 So Broad St Trenton NJ 08611-9998
Trenton-Yardville (F) 9 Sunnybrae Blvd Trenton NJ 08620-9998
Hillcrest 374 Union Ave Paterson NJ 07502-9998
River Street 82 E 15th St Paterson NJ 07524-9998
Riverfront 1037 Raymond Blvd Ste 10 Newark NJ 07102-5424
Washington Park 6 Atlantic St Newark NJ 07102-9992
Las Strip Station 3100 S Industrial Rd Las Vegas NV 89114-9998
Crotona Park 1682 Boston Rd Bronx NY 10460-9998
Oak Point 839 East 149 St Bronx NY 10455-9998
Tudor City 5 Tudor City Pl Frnt 4 New York NY 10017-9991
Van Nest 715 Morris Park Ave Bronx NY 10462-9998
Laguardia 1 Main Terminal Flushing NY 11371-9998
LIC Pp Annex 4310 10th St Long Island City NY 11101-9997
ALB-Delaware 332 Delaware Ave Albany NY 12209-9998
ALB-Patroon 1226 Broadway Albany NY 12204-9998
ALB-Pine 5 S Allen St Albany NY 12203-9998
SYR-Elmwood 1225 South Ave Syracuse NY 13207-9998
SYR-North Syracuse 201 South Main Syracuse NY 13212-9998
Centerville Finance 99 Maple Ave Dayton OH 45459-9998
Cumminsville 4122 Hamilton Ave Cincinnati OH 45223-9998
East End 3923 Eastern Ave Cincinnati OH 45226-9998
Lindenwald 640 Hooven Ave Hamilton OH 45015-9998
Madisonville Station 5912 Madison Rd Cincinnati OH 45227-9998
Newtown Branch 7040 Main St Cincinnati OH 45244-9998
Reed Hartman Finance 10945 Reed Hartman Cincinnati OH 45242-9998
Station B 10 N Williams St Dayton OH 45402-9998
Stock Yards 2951 Colerain Ave Cincinnati OH 45225-9998
Busch Finance Station 6204 Busch Blvd Columbus OH 43226-9998
Olde Town Finance 1035 Mcallister Ave Columbus OH 43205-9998
Akron Chapel Hill 2000 Brittain Rd Akron OH 44310-1804
Akron Downtown Station 209 S Main Akron OH 44308-9998
Akron East Akron 1763 Goodyear Blvd Akron OH 44305-9998
Akron Maple Valley 1518 Copley Rd Akron OH 44320-9998
Canton Deuber 220 Dueber SW Canton OH 44706-9998
Cleveland Brookpark 14770 Snow Rd Brook Park OH 44142-9998
Cleveland Edgewater 1380 West 117th St Lakewood OH 44107-9998
Cleveland Huntington Finance 925 Euclid Ave Ste 66 Cleveland OH 44115-1411
Cleveland Kamms 3762 Rocky River Cleveland OH 44111-9998
Cleveland Maple Heights 16300 Broadway Maple Hts OH 44137-9998
Cleveland Shore Finance 22751 Shore Center Dr Euclid OH 44123-9998
Mansfield Lincoln Retail 989 Ashland Rd Mansfield OH 44905-9998
Youngstown Eastside Station 733 N Garland Youngstown OH 44506-9998
Youngstown Southside Station 104 Hylda St Youngstown OH 44507-9998
Eug-University 1222 E 13th Ave Eugene OR 97403-9701
POR-Soloman 620 SW Main St Ste 101 Portland OR 97205-3058
Reading - West Lawn BR 2212 Penn Ave Reading PA 19609-9998
Scranton - Dickson City 735 Main St Dickson City PA 18519-1553
Wilkes-Barre - Ashley 31 N Main St Ashley PA 18706-9997
York - Hellam Br 11 S Prospect St York OH 17406-9998
PHI-Adams Avenue Pos - Frankford 821 Adams Ave Philadelphia PA 19124-9997
PHI-Girard Ave - Spring Garden 905 N Broad St Philadelphia PA 19123-9998
PHI-Wissinoming Stat - Tacony 5916 Torresdale Ave Philadelphia PA 19135-9998
Corliss Branch 651 Hillsboro St Pittsburgh PA 15204-9998
Mt. Lebanon 714 Washington Rd Pittsburgh PA 15228-9998
Neville Island Branch 115 2nd St Pittsburgh PA 16510-9998
Wesleyville 3112 Buffalo Rd Erie PA 1/31/2010
Airport 3000 Ave Salvador V Caro Ste 3032 San Juan PR 00979-9998
Puerto De Tierra 163 Ave Fernandez Juncos Ste 2 San Juan PR 00901-9997
Pawtucket Valley Fals Branch 197 Broad St Cumberland RI 02864-9998
Federal Station (Fin) Greenville 300 E Washington St Greenville SC 29603-9998
Pinewood (Fin) 1000 N Pine St Spartanburg SC 29305-9998
MEM-Lee Finance Unit 826 Mississippi Blvd Memphis TN 38126-9998
CHA East Lake STA 2600 E 34th St Chattanooga TN 37407-9998
Irving Downtown 125 W Third St Irving TX 75060-9998
ARL-Great Southwest 711 106th St Arlington TX 76011-5326
Cresthaven 3731 West Ave San Antonio TX 78213-9998
Nimitz Finance 10300 Heritage San Antonio TX 78216-9998
Station A 600 N Frio St San Antonio TX 78207-9998
Buckroe Finance Unit 220 Buckroe Ave Hampton VA 23664-9998
Norfolk Business Center 2600 Eltham Ave #109 Norfolk VA 23513-9996
Williamson Road - Roanoke 3623 Williamson Rd NW Roanoke VA 24012-9998
Green Bay-STA A-FIN STA 119 S Chestnut Green Bay WI 54306-9997
Capitol Station - Charleston 1579 Washington St E Charleston WV 25311-9998
Spring Hill Station 609 Chestnut St South Charleston WV 25309-9998
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