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Alerts - General

1 Alert
February 18, 2021 6:40 PM

COVID-19 Updates

Please visit and bookmark https://www.cityofws.org/covid19 to stay up to date on all city news and information related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Carolina Classic Fair Grounds

1 Alert
July 5, 2021 1:15 AM

Carolina Classic Fair returns October 1-10

We are truly looking forward to seeing everyone come and have fun time this year!
Learn more about all the fun events and vendors that will be attending at the fair's website.
Carolina Classic Fair website

Holiday Schedule Changes

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Planning & Development Services

1 Alert
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

3 Alerts
July 22, 2021 9:40 AM

Salem Lake Construction

Salem Lake will begin Phase 2 of our construction project on August 2. The playground and boat ramp will be closed to the public during this project.

Salem Lake will continue to offer kayak rentals and launches of citizen-owned kayaks, however, visitors...

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June 24, 2021 9:50 AM

Mineral Springs Splashpad is Open!

The repairs at the Mineral Springs Splashpad are completed and the splashpad is open to the public.
See more about this location at:
Mineral Springs

June 23, 2021 9:30 AM

Washington Park Playground Closure

The Washington Park playground is closed for construction until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Street Closures

11 Alerts
July 24, 2021

Lane Closure on Marshall Street, July 26-30, 2021

A contractor will close two lanes of Marshall Street from 5th Street to 4th Street beginning at 9:00 am on July 26, 2021 until July 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Marshall Street will be restricted to one lane. The contractor will utilize a crane to perform...

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July 19, 2021

Lane Closure on Reynolds Boulevard, July 22-23, 2021

A contractor will close the westbound lanes of Reynolds Boulevard between Indiana Avenue and Shorefair Drive on July 22, 2021 and July 23, 2021 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm to perform maintenance on the exterior of a building. The contractor is responsible for...

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July 17, 2021

Lane Closure on Cherry Street, July 19 - 22, 2021

A contractor will close a lane of Cherry Street between 1st Street and 2nd Street beginning July 19, 2021 until July 22, 2021 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to install signage on the exterior of an adjacent building. The contractor is responsible for all...

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July 17, 2021

Road Closure on Sunnyknoll Court, July 19 - 23, 2021

A contractor will close Sunnyknoll Court between Sunnyknoll Drive and Silas Creek Parkway beginning July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021 from 7 am – 5 pm to utilize a crane to unload large equipment. The contractor is responsible for all traffic control and...

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July 17, 2021

Lane Closure on Main Street, July 20 - August 2, 2021

Duke Energy will close a lane of Main Street between 1st Street and 2nd Street beginning July 20, 2021 until August 2, 2021 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to perform maintenance work on a sidewalk electrical vault. The contractor is responsible for all traffic...

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July 17, 2021

Lane Closure on Cherry Street, July 20 - August 2, 2021

Duke Energy will close a lane of Cherry Street between 5th Street and 6th Street beginning July 20, 2021 until August 2, 2021 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to perform maintenance work on a sidewalk electrical vault. The contractor is responsible for all...

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July 4, 2021

Lane Closure on Glade Street, July 6 - September 6, 2021

The travel lanes of Glade Street between West End Boulevard and 5th Street will be reduced beginning July 6, 2021 until September 6, 2021 between the hours of 8 am – 4:30 pm to facilitate the deconstruction, and replacement of an historical retaining wall...

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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

7 Alerts
July 22, 2021 11:55 AM

Kernersville sewer rehab closures: July 26-Aug. 6

Work continues on the Kernersville Sewer Rehabilitation Project. The following streets will be closed to through traffic weekdays starting Monday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Only portions will be closed at any given time to minimize the impact on...

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July 22, 2021 9:34 AM

Zion Neighborhood Update: July 26-Aug. 6

Work continues on the Zion Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Project. The following street will be closed to through traffic weekdays starting Monday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

• Wheeler Street between Third Street and the dead end

Work is...

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July 15, 2021 5:41 PM

System-Wide rehab postponed: Arbor Rd. closure July 26-Aug. 6

Work continues on the System-Wide Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 3 project in Winston-Salem. The following street will be closed to through traffic weekdays starting Monday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Only portions will be closed at any given time to...

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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 7, 2021 11:26 AM

Downtown sewer cleaning in Salem: July 7-Aug 13

A contractor will be inspecting and cleaning sewer lines and manholes in the Salem area of downtown Winston-Salem starting Wednesday, July 7. Crews will work Mondays through Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and work is expected to be completed by...

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June 24, 2021 9:47 AM

Downtown sewer system work: June 28 to mid-Sept.

A contractor will be inspecting and cleaning sewer lines overnight in downtown Winston-Salem starting the evening of Monday, June 28. Crews will work seven days a week primarily from 6 p.m. until approximately 5 a.m. in an effort to complete the project...

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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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