Starting Sunday, September 17, at 7:00 p.m. contract work will begin that spans across Patton Ave. from the south to the north side. To ensure crew and community safety, there will be a full road closure from N. French Broad Ave. down to N. Ann Street. This will take place at night only (7 p.m. to 7 a.m.) to minimize traffic disruption and impact on area businesses and the community. To further minimize impact, the area will be open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the duration of this phase.
Here at the City of Asheville, we get a lot of questions from the community. My theory is, if one person has asked the question – more than one person is probably interested in the answer. So in the spirit of information sharing, here’s the answer to one of the community questions that has recently come [...]
The City of Asheville’s bi-monthly radio show allows the community to take a deep dive with City of Asheville staff and departments. Learn about different departments and what projects are taking place in your community. This week, the City of Asheville host Sam Parada sat down with City of Asheville Transportation Planning Manager Lucy Crown and Urban [...]
Work progresses steadily on the Carter-Ann-Patton Stormwater Improvements Project, with construction on the S. Ann portion nearing completion. City staff want to update the community on what to expect as the project enters its next phase. Phase 2 – Turning the corner (literally) As construction moves toward Patton Avenue over the summer months, here are some impacts [...]
The City of Asheville Public Works Department currently maintains just over 400 miles of streets and nearly 200 miles of sidewalk within the city. With a 2022 calendar year budget just over 2 million dollars, Streets division teams hit the streets, tasked with carrying out the maintenance designed to safely keep our community moving. Wyatt Street [...]
The City of Asheville Public Works Department is pleased to announce the Carter Street, Ann Street and Patton Avenue stormwater project is about to get underway. As the City begins making improvements to the area, you may encounter large equipment and other construction related impacts. Preparations and initial work in the area is expected to take place [...]
Asheville City Council at the October 25, 2022 meeting, adopted the Close the GAP Plans. There are 3 plans, done at the same time in order to strengthen the pedestrian network. The plans are the City of Asheville’s existing Greenway (G), ADA Transition (A), and Pedestrian (P) plans. The planning process began [...]
The City of Asheville would like to engage residents on a sidewalk improvement project in northeast Asheville. The New Haw Creek Road Sidewalk Project is one of several transportation projects prioritized by City residents during public outreach for the 2016 capital improvements bond referendum. The City proposes to construct nearly one mile of [...]
City of Asheville Capital Projects Department wants your thoughts about the upcoming sidewalk improvements
The City of Asheville is looking to engage residents on the sidewalk improvement projects along Johnston Boulevard between Patton Avenue and Iona Circle ( in the vicinity of Roger Farmer Memorial Park), on the south side of Johnston Boulevard. The comments collected will help staff understand nearby residents' needs and concerns. We encourage you to review the project details provided as well as the design maps and provide any comments or ask any questions you have.
Initial phase will be sidewalk work The construction phase of the Charlotte Street road diet is scheduled to begin in February and continue through May. The first phase of construction will entail a lane closure as contractors reconstruct portions of the sidewalk on the north end of Charlotte street near Edwin Place. Once complete, repaving of the [...]
The City of Asheville is moving forward with a bond project in the Five Points neighborhood. Residents along Fulton Street will enjoy a sidewalk spanning from 20 E. Chestnut St. to 71 Woodrow Ave. Construction is slated to begin in June. Before it can get started, City staff needs to speak with residents about the [...]
How much snow did we get? 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 Here are unofficial snowfall totals released by the National Weather Service: Asheville, 5 ½” Arden, 10” Biltmore Forest, 6 ½” Leicester, 8” Skyland, 9” More locations are listed at this link. Snow removal crews making progress, people still urged to refrain from driving Noon Sunday, Dec. 9 Public Works snow removal equipment by the [...]