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Alerts - General

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October 5, 2021 4:13 PM

Vote daily for Salem Parkway! Help the city win $10,000 for a charity or transportation scholarship.

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Having won as the South’s top highway project, the rebuild of Business 40/Salem Parkway is now in the running for the 2021 People’s Choice Award as the best highway project of the year in the United States. The American...

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September 29, 2021 12:20 PM

Joines Issues Mask Order for Carolina Classic Fair & WSSU Football Games - Starting Thurs. 9/30 5pm

Mayor Allen Joines today ordered that masks, shields or other face coverings be worn by anyone attending the Carolina Classic Fair and Winston-Salem State University football games played at Bowman Gray Stadium.
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August 20, 2021 4:00 PM

Mayor Joines Amends Public-Speaking Provision of Mask Order

Mayor Allen Joines has amended his city-wide mask order to allow performers and public speakers to remove their masks if they are at least 10 feet away from audience members.
“After consulting with the local medical community, including...

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July 30, 2021 5:38 PM

Joines Orders Masks to be Worn in All City Buildings

Mayor Allen Joines today ordered that masks, shields or other face coverings again be worn by anyone inside city government buildings, regardless of vaccination status, in keeping with the latest CDC guidance.
The order applies to City Hall, the Stuart...

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Carolina Classic Fair Grounds

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Fire Alerts

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Holiday Schedule Changes

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Meeting Cancellations & Changes

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Planning & Development Services

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June 12, 2020 6:21 PM

Office Closure & Service Changes

Due to COVID-19, the Planning and Development Services office is closed; however we are continuing to process and issue permits electronically through the Permit Office. Inspections will continue but may be limited or postponed. Planning staff working...

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Police Alerts

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ReadyForsyth Alerts

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Recreation & Parks Alerts

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Street Closures

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October 17, 2021

Road Closure on Pine Valley Road, October 19, 2021

A contractor has been given permission to close Pine Valley Road between Country Club Road and Reynolds Drive on October 19, 2021 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm to remove a tree. The contractor is responsible for all traffic control.

October 5, 2021

Lane Closure on Hawthorne Road, UPDATE

A contractor will close lanes of Hawthorne Road between 1st Street and Lockland Avenue beginning on October 11, 2021 until October 15, 2021 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to perform subsurface drilling. The contractor is responsible for all traffic control and...

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October 2, 2021

Road Closure on Spruce Street, October 4 - 16, 2021

A contractor will close Spruce Street between 4th and 5th Streets beginning on October 4, 2021 at 6 am until October 16, 2021 at 6 pm to replace granite panels on the backside of 500 W. 5th Street Building. The contractor is responsible for all traffic...

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October 2, 2021

Road Closure on 4th Street, Sept. 18-29, 2021 UPDATE

A contractor will close 4th Street between Poplar Street and Spruce Street beginning on September 27, 2021 at 8:30 am until October 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm to install new water line connections and stormwater improvements. The sidewalks will remain open. ...

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September 22, 2021

Road Closure on 4th Street, UPDATE

UPDATE: Closure postposed due to material delays. Will be rescheduled at a later date.
A contractor will close 4th Street between Poplar Street and Spruce Street beginning on September 27, 2021 at 8:30 am until October 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm to install...

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June 7, 2021

Road Closure on Arbor Road, June 9, 2021

A contractor will close sections of Arbor Road between Country Club Road and Robinhood Road beginning June 9, 2021 to rebuild and repair the roadway. The contractor will work the roadway in sections and reopen each section when completed. The project is...

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January 27, 2021

Road Closures Chestnut Street and Patterson Avenue

A contractor is scheduled to begin construction of the New Forsyth County Courthouse on February 1, 2020. The project is expected to last 24 months and will require the closure of Patterson Avenue between 1st and 3rd Streets for the entire 24 month...

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September 10, 2020 11:59 AM

Lane Closure on Yorkshire Road between Barnesdale Road and Shoreland Road

A contractor will close a lane of Yorkshire Road between Barnesdale Road and Shoreland Road on September 10, 2020 and September 11, 2020 from 8 am – 5 pm to remove a dangerous tree. The contractor is responsible for all traffic control.

September 30, 2019 11:49 AM

Lane Closure on Meadowlark Drive, between Country Club Road an Robinhood Road

A contractor working on removing vegetation along Meadowlark Drive will close a lane of travel adjacent to their work zone beginning September 20, 2019 until the work is completed. No lane closures will be allowed during the drop-off and pick-up times at...

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Utilities Alerts

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October 15, 2021 4:58 PM

Kernersville sewer rehab update: Oct. 18

Work continues on the Kernersville Sewer Rehabilitation Project. The following streets were closed to through traffic weekdays starting Monday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Only portions will be closed at any given time to minimize the impact on through...

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October 15, 2021 3:42 PM

Bethabara Rd. reopening: Oct. 15

Road construction should wrap up this evening on Bethabara Road between Old Town Road and Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem. Crews are finalizing repairs and work is expected to be completed by 6 p.m. tonight (Friday, Oct. 15).

A water main...

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October 14, 2021 11:52 AM

Systemwide sewer rehab closures: Oct. 18

Work continues on the System-Wide Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 3 project in Winston-Salem. The following streets will be closed to through traffic weekdays starting Monday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Only portions will be closed at any given time to...

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October 11, 2021 4:31 PM

Fourth St. closure: Oct. 18-29

A contractor will close Fourth Street to vehicle traffic between Spruce and Poplar streets in Winston-Salem starting Monday, Oct. 18 at 8:30 a.m. to install new water line connections and make stormwater improvements. The sidewalks will remain open. Work...

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October 6, 2021 5:41 PM

Downtown water tank maintenance: Oct. 11-22

Water customers in downtown Winston-Salem and as far east as Walkertown and Kernersville may notice temporary discoloration in their tap water starting Monday when the water tank at 905 Chestnut St. is taken out of service for inspection.

Work is...

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October 6, 2021 1:32 PM

Fourth St. emergency closure extended: Oct. 8-22

*SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATE*

Starting today, one block of Fourth street will be closed to through traffic between Chestnut Street and Patterson Avenue in Winston-Salem for emergency sewer main repairs. Sidewalks remain open for pedestrians. Work is expected...

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Latest Update:

October 8, 2021 1:56 PM

Fourth Street Closure Extended

Work continues on the 200 block of East Fourth Street. The closure to through traffic between Chestnut Street and Patterson Avenue in Winston-Salem has been extended for emergency sewer main repairs. Work is expected to be completed by Friday, Oct. 22, at 5 p.m., weather permitting. Sidewalks remain open for pedestrians. Detours are posted and motorists are encouraged to plan for alternate routes. For more information, call City Link 311 or 336-727-8000. 

July 29, 2021 2:41 PM

Old Town Dr.–Bethabara Rd. closure: Aug. 2-Oct. 22

The closure of Old Town Drive – Bethabara Road in Winston-Salem between Clyde Hayes Drive and Bethania Station Road has been extended due to rock in the work area. Construction is now expected to be completed by Friday, Oct. 22, weather permitting.

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July 8, 2021 11:13 AM

Water valve maintenance starting July 12

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities has partnered with HydromaxUSA to evaluate the operation and condition of all 42,000 valves in the distribution system’s 2,330 miles of water mains over the next four years. Work will begin in the downtown area of...

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July 17, 2020 5:00 PM

Traffic delays at landfills & yard waste facilities

Weekends are always busy at local landfills and lines are sometimes beyond the gate. Before departing for a Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities solid waste facility, residents are reminded to:
*Check hours of operation for all four facilities at...

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Weather Cancellations & Changes

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