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Carolina Classic Fair Grounds

3 Alerts
February 5, 2022 3:24 PM

Elevated Levels of Chemicals Detected in Creeks - Niveles elevados de sustancias químicas detectadas

Stay out of Muddy, Mill and Monarcas creeks and do not allow your pets into the water. Runoff from the site of the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant fire has resulted in elevated levels of nitrates, nitrites, ammonia nitrogen and other potentially...

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February 3, 2022 3:36 PM

Evacuation Still in Effect

The evacuation for residents and businesses within a 1-mile radius of 4440 N. Cherry St. is still in effect. Progress is being made in extinguishing the fire but it is still considered a volatile situation. The EPA is continuing to monitor and test the...

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February 1, 2022 2:05 PM

Evacuation in Progress - Evacuación en Progreso

The plant fire is still an active fire. The wind is pushing the smoke west of the fire site. Please don't exert yourself inside this area because of poor air quality.
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Fire Alerts

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Holiday Schedule Changes

3 Alerts
February 5, 2022 3:28 PM

Elevated Levels of Chemicals Detected in Creeks - Niveles elevados de sustancias químicas detectadas

Stay out of Muddy, Mill and Monarcas creeks and do not allow your pets into the water. Runoff from the site of the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant fire has resulted in elevated levels of nitrates, nitrites, ammonia nitrogen and other potentially...

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February 3, 2022 3:38 PM

Evacuation Still in Effect

The evacuation for residents and businesses within a 1-mile radius of 4440 N. Cherry St. is still in effect. Progress is being made in extinguishing the fire but it is still considered a volatile situation. The EPA is continuing to monitor and test the...

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February 1, 2022 2:07 PM

Evacuation in Progress - Evacuación en Progreso

The plant fire is still an active fire. The wind is pushing the smoke west of the fire site. Please don't exert yourself inside this area because of poor air quality.
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Meeting Cancellations & Changes

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Planning & Development Services

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Police Alerts

3 Alerts
February 5, 2022 3:30 PM

Elevated Levels of Chemicals Detected in Creeks - Niveles elevados de sustancias químicas detectadas

Stay out of Muddy, Mill and Monarcas creeks and do not allow your pets into the water. Runoff from the site of the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant fire has resulted in elevated levels of nitrates, nitrites, ammonia nitrogen and other potentially...

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February 3, 2022 3:39 PM

Evacuation Still in Effect

The evacuation for residents and businesses within a 1-mile radius of 4440 N. Cherry St. is still in effect. Progress is being made in extinguishing the fire but it is still considered a volatile situation. The EPA is continuing to monitor and test the...

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February 1, 2022 2:09 PM

Evacuation in Progress - Evacuación en Progreso

The plant fire is still an active fire. The wind is pushing the smoke west of the fire site. Please don't exert yourself inside this area because of poor air quality.
Follow the city social outlets for more information.
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ReadyForsyth Alerts

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Recreation & Parks Alerts

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Retires

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Street Closures

7 Alerts
February 22, 2022

Road Closure Cloverdale Avenue Connector Street on Feb. 23, 2022 - Jun. 30, 2025

A contractor will close the Cloverdale Avenue connector street between Cloverdale Avenue and Medical Center Boulevard beginning on February 23, 2022 until June 30, 2025 to utilize the area for construction staging and deliveries to facilitate the WFBMC...

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February 5, 2022 3:35 PM

Elevated Levels of Chemicals Detected in Creeks - Niveles elevados de sustancias químicas detectadas

Stay out of Muddy, Mill and Monarcas creeks and do not allow your pets into the water. Runoff from the site of the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant fire has resulted in elevated levels of nitrates, nitrites, ammonia nitrogen and other potentially...

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February 3, 2022 3:40 PM

Evacuation Still in Effect

The evacuation for residents and businesses within a 1-mile radius of 4440 N. Cherry St. is still in effect. Progress is being made in extinguishing the fire but it is still considered a volatile situation. The EPA is continuing to monitor and test the...

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February 1, 2022 2:13 PM

Evacuation in Progress - Evacuación en Progreso

The plant fire is still an active fire. The wind is pushing the smoke west of the fire site. Please don't exert yourself inside this area because of poor air quality.
Follow the city social outlets for more information.
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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

9 Alerts
February 6, 2023 4:33 PM

Emergency Closure - 7th & Main intersection: Feb. 6

The intersection of Seventh and Main streets in downtown Winston-Salem will be closed this evening for emergency sewer repairs. The closure will remain in place overnight and work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. Detours will be...

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February 6, 2023 9:54 AM

Kernersville sewer rehab closures: Feb. 6

Work continues on the Kernersville Sewer Rehabilitation Project. Lane closures will be required on the following streets weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Monday, Feb. 6:

• Cherry Street between Mountain Street and Tanyard Lane
• Main Street between...

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February 3, 2023 2:46 PM

Robinhood Rd. lane closure: Feb. 7

A contractor will close a lane of Robinhood Road between Buena Vista Road and Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 7 and Wednesday, Feb. 8 for sewer system cleaning. Work will take place between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m....

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February 3, 2023 2:08 PM

Monmouth St. closure: Feb. 6-10

Monmouth Street will be closed to through traffic between Stockton and Main streets in Winston-Salem beginning Monday, Feb. 6 through Friday, Feb. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The contractor is responsible for all traffic control and motorists are encouraged...

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February 3, 2023

Smoke Testing in Sherwood neighborhoods: Feb. 6

A contractor will be conducting smoke testing as part of a Sewer System Evaluation Survey in the South Sherwood neighborhood of Winston-Salem beginning the week of February 6 and North Sherwood the following week, weather permitting. Smoke testing is used...

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February 2, 2023 5:34 PM

Water shutoff Feb. 6: Caspian Way Ln.

Notices are being distributed to 10 customers in the 1600 block of Caspian Way Lane in Winston-Salem

Water system improvements will be taking place Monday, Feb. 6

To perform this work, we must interrupt your service between the hours of 9am and 5pm.
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January 13, 2023 6:07 PM

Smoke Testing in Central Buena Vista neighborhood: Jan. 16

A contractor will be conducting smoke testing as part of a Sewer System Evaluation Survey in the Central Buena Vista neighborhood of Winston-Salem beginning the week of January 16. Smoke testing is used by utilities to check for infiltration of rainwater...

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April 21, 2022 5:04 PM

Water Valve Maintenance in Kernersville

Water customers in the Kernersville area may notice slight fluctuations in pressure and temporary discoloration as part of the countywide water valve maintenance program. Though water may be discolored briefly while work is underway in your neighborhood,...

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July 17, 2020 5:00 PM

Traffic at landfill & 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

2 Alerts
February 5, 2022 3:39 PM

Elevated Levels of Chemicals Detected in Creeks - Niveles elevados de sustancias químicas detectadas

Stay out of Muddy, Mill and Monarcas creeks and do not allow your pets into the water. Runoff from the site of the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant fire has resulted in elevated levels of nitrates, nitrites, ammonia nitrogen and other potentially...

Read More...
February 3, 2022 3:41 PM

Evacuation Still in Effect

The evacuation for residents and businesses within a 1-mile radius of 4440 N. Cherry St. is still in effect. Progress is being made in extinguishing the fire but it is still considered a volatile situation. The EPA is continuing to monitor and test the...

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