The Public Works Stormwater Division will replace a storm drain pipe on College Street that will require the closure of the College Street roundabout beginning on the evening of Sunday, September 11. The work will take place primarily between 7:00 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. for minimal traffic disturbances and will last approximately 4 nights. There [...]
In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, City of Asheville offices will be closed September 5, 2022. Here is a look at how City services will be affected. ART bus services The City of Asheville ART service routes and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule Monday, Sept. 5, which is the same as the Sunday bus [...]
A contractor will be closing Richmond Hill Drive to through traffic from Pearson Bridge Road to Thomas Street, Monday, August 1 through Saturday, August 6 to carry out a road resurfacing project. During that time, a detour will be active from Pearson Bridge Rd to Thomas St. Weather can impact this schedule. Please plan your travel [...]
City of Asheville offices will be closed Monday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. Some City services will be impacted.
On June 20, 2022 Asheville City offices will be closed in observance of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Juneteenth, officially observed each year on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, marking the end of slavery in the United States. Congress [...]
The City of Asheville Public Works Stormwater Division will be launching construction on a project to improve stormwater drainage in the areas of Carter St, S. Ann St and Patton Ave summer of 2022. The project will bring much needed flood and run-off relief to the area, as well as allowing the City to undertake general [...]
National Public Works week is underway! We want to take a moment to recognize the City of Asheville Public Works Department staff who make our community run every day. From Streets to Sanitation, Fleet Management to Stormwater, our Public Works teams are #ReadyAndResilient Please join us all week in recognizing and thanking our teams for the work that goes [...]
National Public Works week is underway! As part of a week dedicated to recognizing the City of Asheville Public Works Department staff who make our community run every day, staff was invited to take part in a “Rodeo”. No cows were harmed in the making of this Rodeo – it’s more a skills challenge. Staff were invited [...]
National Public Works week is underway We want to take a moment to recognize the City of Asheville Public Works Department staff who help our community run everyday. From streets to sanitation, construction to City stormwater, our Public Works teams are #READY and RESILIENT Like Jonathon Ballard, Crew Supervisor for Stormwater construction, who [...]
At the May 10, 2022 City Council meeting, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, took a moment to recognize this work, proclaiming May 15 - 21, 2022 as National Public Works Week.
Mountain families have a chance to get an up-close look at big trucks, small trucks, transit buses, construction vehicles, and more when Asheville Parks & Recreation’s Truck City AVL returns to Asheville Outlets on April 9 from 1-4 p.m. Kids and adults can explore, touch, and ask questions about [...]
The City of Asheville is pleased to team up with Asheville Greenworks and other organizations in multiple efforts to keep Asheville green and clean. Register to be a part of the team.
The City of Asheville Public Works Department would like to alert you that we will be conducting work on Richmond Hill Drive. Staff will be closing Richmond Hill Drive Monday, March 21 through April 8 to carry out needed road repairs and concrete curb installation ahead of an upcoming resurfacing project. During that time, a detour [...]
As road conditions begin to improve City of Asheville Public Works staff continue to plow and salt roads through the night on Tuesday. Snow efforts continue on secondary roads (priority 2 streets) and sidewalks. Here are some updates to City services that were impacted by the weather event: City Sanitation collections begin for the week on Wednesday, [...]
As the last flakes of snow fall for this winter event, City of Asheville snow operations continue in full force. The Public works department has 38 plows working to clear snow from our roads and sidewalks. The focus this morning is shifting to our secondary roads or “priority 2 ” and sidewalks. [...]
Asheville Public Works trucks have already begun pre-treating streets in Asheville with salt brine as the City prepares for oncoming snow. The National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area starting 6pm Saturday. The Weather Service’s website says: “Precipitation may begin as early as Saturday afternoon across parts [...]
Update, 6:45 a.m. January 7 Asheville’s roads are largely dry this morning, as a winter weather system skirted north of the City overnight, leaving instead below freezing temperatures and a Wind Chill Advisory for parts of the mountains. Asheville Public Works Streets crews worked overnight to address any spots of black ice that formed [...]