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Paving on Fairview Road to begin June 17

Starting the week of June 17, Tarheel Paving and Asphalt will begin paving operations on Fairview Road. The project, aimed at enhancing the road’s infrastructure, will kick off with milling, followed by utility adjustments. To minimize disruptions, Tarheel Paving and Asphalt plans to work diligently, with operations slated from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through [...]

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Interdepartmental information sharing promotes cleanliness and safety

Keeping our streets clean and safe is a community effort. It takes interdepartmental coordination and community information.  Take graffiti tagging.  It’s more than just a nuisance impacting everyone from repeatedly targeted buildings to residents who want to enjoy the unobstructed beauty of the many murals around our City. It’s also classified as vandalism and a drain [...]

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Donate and attend the Spring Free Store in May!

Did you know the City of Asheville has a goal to reduce landfill waste by 50% by 2035?  Please join us in being part of the solution! The Spring Free Store is a  fun “shopping” event that is good for your wallet and for the planet. The Spring Free Store is like a yard sale, but [...]

Public works

City of Asheville announces Public Works Director Greg Shuler to retire effective July 2024.

Join the City of Asheville’s leadership team in congratulating Greg Shuler on his upcoming retirement effective July 31, 2024. Greg Shuler joined the City of Asheville in March 2008 and has served as the Public Works Director since April 2014.  “In his ten years serving in the role as department director of Public Works, Greg consistently [...]

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Construction for Patton Ave Sidewalk Accessibility Improvements will begin on March 12th

After several months of diligent preparation and engagement with directly impacted businesses and residents, construction for the first phase of work for the Patton Ave Sidewalk Accessibility Improvements project will begin on Tuesday, March 12th. The work will entail the removal and replacement of existing sidewalks and trees to create an ADA-accessible [...]