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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Escalator in Market Pedestrian Walkway Bridge Temporarily Out of Service

The top escalator in the Market Pedestrian Walkway Bridge is currently out of service. Pedestrians needing access to the walkway bridge are asked to use the elevator located just past the escalators in Towers Garage until repairs are completed.

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Roanoke News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

City Accepting Registrations for 2020 Leadership College

Have you ever wondered how the City government operates? Do you know which department is responsible for what service? Do you want to make changes in your neighborhood? If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then consider p...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Orange Ave Lane Closure

Roanoke, VA - Beginning on Monday, February 17, the outer eastbound lane of Orange Ave/460 at Mecca St will be closed. In addition, access to/from Mecca St will be restricted during this lane closure. These closures are required to facilitate a work zone ...

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Roanoke Street Closing Updates
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Solid Waste Collection Schedule Changes for Presidents Day Week

City offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, for the Presidents Day holiday.  As a result, the following schedule will be in effect for collection of trash, bulk, brush, and “A” week single-stream recycling during that week...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Smith Named to Serve as Acting Police Chief

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Roanoke City Manager Bob Cowell has named Deputy Chief Chester R. Smith, Jr. to serve as Acting Police Chief.  Smith will fill this role upon the retirement of Police Chief Tim Jones, which is effective on Jan. 31.  Smith has served on t...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Improvements on Franklin Road to Begin Next Week

Beginning the week of Jan. 27, the City of Roanoke will be installing storm drains and sidewalks along the shoulder of the southbound lane of Franklin Road SW. As a result, the area between Piccadilly Square and Hounds Chase Lane— from the 3100 ...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Vacancies on the Roanoke City School Board

Incumbent School Board Trustees are William B. Hopkins, Jr., and Elizabeth C. S. Jamison.  Three-year terms will commence July 1, 2020 and end June 30, 2023. 

Application and information describing the duties and responsibilities of Trust...

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Roanoke City Council News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Snow Forecasted for Roanoke

The National Weather Service has forecasted snowfall for the Roanoke area on Tuesday, Jan. 7, with the possibility of 1 to 3 inches. If snow accumulates on streets, the City will respond with snow removal activities. The first priority will be to clear ma...

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Roanoke News