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  • 5 Rezoning Hearings in February

    5 Rezoning Hearings in February

    The Planning Commission will hear 5 rezoning requests in February

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  • Havard Ash Center Recognizes Roanoke Police Programs as Bright Ideas

    Havard Ash Center Recognizes Roanoke Police Programs as Bright Ideas

    The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, has recognized two Roanoke Police Department programs as part of its 2017...

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  • Update on Paving of City Streets

    Update on Paving of City Streets

    ROANOKE, VA – On Wednesday January 18th, Adams Construction Co and Asphalt Solutions will be milling and paving on Franklin Road between Jefferson Street and 1st Street. This work will begin at...

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  • Market Street Closure Update

    Market Street Closure Update

    ROANOKE, VA – On Sunday January 15, Market Street between Salem Avenue and Campbell Avenue will be closed from 6 AM to 8 AM. This closure is required to accommodate a large crane for moving HVAC...

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  • Orange Avenue Closure Update

    Orange Avenue Closure Update

    ROANOKE, VA – VDOT is currently working on major repairs to the I-581 bridge over Orange Avenue.

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  • City Announces Solid Waste Collection for MLK Holiday

    City Announces Solid Waste Collection for MLK Holiday

    City offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, for the Martin Luther King holiday. As a result, the collection of trash, bulk, brush, and “B” week recycling will be delayed by one day.

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  • Update on Solid Waste Collection

    Update on Solid Waste Collection

    Roanoke, VA – On Monday, Solid Waste Collection crews were unable to access some alleys and dead-end areas in the city because of slick street conditions.

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  • Public Hearing Matters for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Public Hearing Matters for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    The following public hearing matters will be heard before City Council:

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  • Public Hearing Matters for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Public Hearing Matters for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    The following public hearing matters will be heard before City Council:

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  • Franklin Road Bridge Replacement Detour Underway

    Franklin Road Bridge Replacement Detour Underway

    Roanoke, VA – The Franklin Road Bridge is closed as crews begin replacement work. All vehicles are detoured to Reserve Avenue and Jefferson Street. Signs are in place to direct drivers.

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  • Valley Metro Service to Resume Regular Routes

    Valley Metro Service to Resume Regular Routes

    Valley Metro Service will be on regular routes starting Monday, Jan. 9.

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  • Packed Snow, Temperatures Challenge Snow Removal Efforts

    Packed Snow, Temperatures Challenge Snow Removal Efforts

    Snow that is packed down on streets and extremely low temperatures presented challenges for the city’s snow removal crews today, limiting the progress made on getting secondary streets cleared...

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  • Primary Streets Clear, Work Continues on Secondary Streets

    Primary Streets Clear, Work Continues on Secondary Streets

    As of this morning, Sunday, Jan. 8, primary city streets remain in good shape. Crews continue to work on secondary and residential streets, but packed snow and refreezing may prevent plows from...

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  • Update on Snow Removal

    Update on Snow Removal

    Significant progress has been made for snow removal on city streets. Most arterial streets are cleared and in good shape, with a few problem areas still being plowed. Snow removal crews are now...

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  • City Libraries Closed Today

    City Libraries Closed Today

    All Roanoke Public Libraries branches in the city will be closed today due to winter weather conditions.

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  • Snow Removal Underway on Primary City Streets

    Snow Removal Underway on Primary City Streets

    The City of Roanoke has deployed plows, and snow removal will focus on primary streets for the next 24 hours until the snow ends and primaries are clear, per established protocol.

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  • Valley Metro to Operate on Snow Routes Saturday

    Valley Metro to Operate on Snow Routes Saturday

    Roanoke, VA - Valley Metro will operate on snow routes on Saturday, Jan. 7.

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  • City Libraries Closed Today

    City Libraries Closed Today

    All Roanoke Public Libraries branches in the city will be closed today due to winter weather conditions.

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  • Snow Removal Underway on Primary City Streets

    Snow Removal Underway on Primary City Streets

    The City of Roanoke has deployed plows, and snow removal will focus on primary streets for the next 24 hours until the snow ends and primaries are clear, per established protocol.

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  • City Libraries Closed Today

    City Libraries Closed Today

    All Roanoke Public Libraries branches in the city will be closed today due to winter weather conditions.

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