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Downtown Cleanliness and Safety News: Updates on the Carter-Ann-Patton stormwater improvement project
The Carter-Ann-Patton stormwater project continues to move forward. In a continued effort to keep the community informed, here are the latest updates. Trees were removed between N. Ann St. and Clingman Ave. These trees will be replaced with species more suited to thrive in an urban setting. Exploratory work at/around the French Broad and Patton intersection has [...]
City offices to close Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This article contains information about holiday service schdeules.
Sunday, November 5, 7:00 p.m. utility location work will begin along Patton Ave. from the French Broad St. intersection to Clingman Ave. To ensure crew and community safety, there will be a closure of all four traffic lanes on Patton Ave. from Otis St. to Clingman Ave. This exploratory work will take place at night [...]
The City launched a new roadside litter collection service on March 27, 2023. The roadside litter collection program addresses litter in the Right of Way and ‘hotspots’ – meaning, areas where a larger pile of litter or illegal dumping has been left. This program was established due to the need in our community to [...]
Asheville Asks: Does the new NC state budget provision on plastic bags impact Asheville’s leaf collection ordinance?
Does the recent North Carolina state budget provision addressing the use of plastic bags impact Asheville's new leaf collection ordinance that went into effect August 1, 2023? The quick answer is no, but expand this article for a fuller explanation and a reminder of good practices.
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.
Beginning Thursday, August 10th, an additional lane and street closure on Patton Avenue will be initiated in an effort to allow stormwater crews to safely proceed with construction for the Carter-Ann-Patton Project. As work progressed on the project, the underground conditions resulted in the need to close an additional lane to maximize safety for the public [...]
City of Asheville offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. Some City services will be impacted. Parks and Recreation Parks and greenways are open on a regular schedule, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Splasheville, the free splash fountain in Pack Square Park, is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Please be advised that all city of Asheville offices will be closed on Monday, June 19 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, June 20. See the City’s active services and schedules below. ART bus service Asheville Rides Transit (ART) holiday schedule will run on a Sunday schedule. If [...]
Ah Spring! The smell of fresh flowers, the feel of the sun, the sounds of black bears rummaging through the trash. These are just some of the sights and sounds that make our mountain home so special. But our city and its surrounding are not only enjoyed by us but by the wildlife that calls it home [...]
The City of Asheville has initiated the Stormwater Utility Program Assessment and Fee Study in partnership with Raftelis Financial Consultants. The Study includes an evaluation of Asheville’s Stormwater program in its current state and future needs, followed by the development of recommendations on how services may be improved for customers. Asheville’s Stormwater program has been [...]
City of Asheville offices close Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day; know your services schedule
The City of Asheville offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 29, a federally designated holiday that honors military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The City of Asheville, Buncombe County, and the Veterans Council will host a Memorial [...]
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 [...]
Due to a number of incidents impacting public safety, the City of Asheville is taking targeted steps to address the rise of crime especially in downtown Asheville. There are complex circumstances contributing to the safety issues that Asheville is currently seeing downtown and it will take a community response to address these complexities. Multiple City [...]
The City of Asheville has partnered with local organizations to host neighborhood cleanups over the next few weeks to keep litter off our streets and out of our streams. We invite you to lend a hand and enjoy physical and mental health benefits such as feeling a sense of accomplishment, getting exercise, enjoying the fresh air, meeting [...]
The City of Asheville Street division of Public Works will be temporarily closing a lane on Court Plaza in front of the Buncombe County Courthouse this week starting Tuesday, April 11, 2023. The temporary closure is projected to last until Thursday, April 13. This is part of continuing sidewalk and curb access improvements. To carry out [...]