Preliminary utility location for Carter Ann Patton Stormwater improvement project

City of Asheville updates on the Carter-Ann-Patton stormwater improvement project

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.

City of Asheville seeks to improve stormwater utility services

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 [...]

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Community and City of Asheville sweep into spring 2023

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 [...]

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Pardon our dust: Sidewalk works near Court Plaza

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 [...]

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Public Works Streets Division – We’re on a Roll for You

  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 [...]

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