Posted on: October 24, 2017

Downtown Plan draft available for review


A draft version of the Downtown Plan is now available for review. The plan intends to set the course for downtown over the next five years and beyond.

Additional Info... Planning - News About Roanoke

Posted on: October 26, 2017

Stormdrain Inlet Art Coming to City of Roanoke

Roanoke, VA – As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine what artists could communicate about improving Roanoke’s water quality. Creating Stormdrain Inlet Art would not only draw attention to storm drains "hidden" within th...

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Roanoke Arts and Culture News

Posted on: November 16, 2017

Governor-elect Ralph Northam Selects Mayor Lea as Member of Transition Committee

Roanoke, VA -- Roanoke City Mayor Sherman P. Lea Sr. has been named as a member of Governor-elect Ralph Northam's bipartisan Transition Committee, which consists of Virginians from across the Commonwealth. Committee members will join Governor-elect Northa...

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Roanoke General City News

Posted on: November 21, 2017

Downtown – Street Closure Update

ROANOKE, VA – On Thursday, November 23, several streets will be closed from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM due to the "Drumstick Dash" event.

  • Williamson Road, between Church Avenue and the Elmwood Park Garage entrance
  • Tazewell Avenue, between 4th Street SE a...
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Roanoke Street Closing Updates
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Update on Paving of City Streets

ROANOKE, VA – No milling and paving operation will be underway this week.

Roanoke Street Closing Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2017

King Streets Improvements

ROANOKE, VA – Faulconer Construction will begin construction on the King Street Improvements starting July 31st. The first phase of work includes water utility relocations at the intersection of Springtree Drive and King Street.  The second phase...

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Roanoke Street Closing Updates

Posted on: November 15, 2017

Solid Waste Collection Schedule Altered for Holiday Week

Roanoke, VA – City offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, for the Thanksgiving holidays.  As a result, all residents and business owners are asked to set out their trash, B week recycling containers, bulk (three-...

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Roanoke Trash and Recycling News