“You could have traffic concerns with DDOT, potholes being filled, homeless services, all the contractors in the District of Columbia who do things for the city; All of those things would be effected,” he says.
The Gray administration has been working with federal officials to ensure some services like police and fire would not be impacted by a Capitol Hill closure.
The federal government will be forced to shut down if lawmakers do not come to a spending agreement by Friday.
WTOP’s Mark Segraves contributed to this report. Follow Mark and WTOP on Twitter.