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Posted on: November 4, 2020

First & Second Streets Conversion Project to Begin Next Week

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NEWS RELEASETransportation DepartmentNov. 4, 2020 

Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 9, on the curb improvements required as part of the conversion of First and Second streets downtown to two-way traffic.

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

On-Street Parking Enforcement Resumes Oct. 5

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NEWS RELEASETransportationSept. 29, 2020

The city will resume enforcing on-street parking limits downtown effective Monday, Oct. 5. Parking meters or pay stations must be used if present, and time limits for both metered and unmetered spaces will be enforc...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Broad Street Closing Monday for Asphalt Repair

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NEWS RELEASETransportationSept. 18, 2020

Broad Street, between First and Second streets, will be reduced to one northbound lane from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, to repair the asphalt road surface. Both southbound lanes will be closed and a detour se...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Main Street Closing Saturday for Crane Work

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NEWS RELEASETransportationAugust 26, 2020

Main Street between Fourth and Fifth streets will be closed Saturday, Aug. 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A crane will be positioned in the street to lift equipment to the top of the Cardinal Hotel. A detour will ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Poplar Street Closing for Signal Pole Replacement

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NEWS RELEASE TransportationAug. 5, 2020

Poplar Street, between Holly Avenue and 4 1/2 Street, will be closed to through traffic starting at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, to relocate a traffic signal cabinet and replace the signal pole at the intersection of Four...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Virtual Workshops Scheduled for Pedestrian Plan

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NEWS RELEASETransportation DepartmentJuly 2, 2020

The city will hold two virtual workshops in July to collect public feedback on where the city should make improvements in sidewalks, crosswalks, greenways and other pedestrian infrastructure. The workshops ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Main Street Closing This Weekend for Street Art Viewing

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NEWS RELEASETransportationJune 19, 2020

The block of Main Street between First and Second streets will be closed from 7 a.m. Saturday, June 20, to 7 a.m. Monday, June 22, at the request of the Arts Council to allow residents to view the street art painted ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Follansbee Road Closing for Sewer Connection

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NEWS RELEASETransportationJune 8, 2020

The 4500 block of Follansbee Road, between Bridgeton Road and Wilmore Drive, will be closed to through traffic Thursday, June 11, and Monday, June 15, to allow a contractor install a sewer connection and repave the ro...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Feedback Needed on Sidewalks & Other Improvements for Pedestrians

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NEWS RELEASETransportation DepartmentMay 28, 2020

The city is in the early stages of updating its pedestrian plan and is seeking feedback about the safety, accessibility and comfort of walking routes throughout the city for everyday and recreational trips ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Portions of Main and Cemetery Streets Closing for Water Pipe Replacement

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NEWS RELEASETransportationMay 11, 2020

The block of Main Street between Brookstown Avenue and Cemetery Street, as well as the block of Cemetery Street between Main and Liberty streets, will be closed to through traffic starting today, to allow a contractor...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Portions of Liberty and Cemetery Streets Closing for Water Pipe Replacement

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NEWS RELEASETransportationMay 4, 2020

The block of Liberty Street between First and Cemetery streets, as well as the block of Cemetery Street between Main and Liberty streets, will be closed to through traffic starting Tuesday, May 5, to allow a contractor...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Portions of Brookstown Avenue and Main Street Closing for Sewer Replacement

NEWS RELEASETransportationApril 15, 2020

The block of Brookstown Avenue between Liberty and Main streets, as well as the block of Main Street south of Brookstown Avenue, will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, April 20, to allow a contractor to ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

"Watch for Me" Campaign Commencing with Education, Then Enforcement

NEWS RELEASETransportation DepartmentAugust 14, 2019 

Winston-Salem’s "Watch for Me" campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety will officially begin Wednesday, Aug. 14, with a public-awareness campaign. Stepped-up enfor...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Electric Scooters Returning to Winston-Salem

News Release • Transportation Department • Oct. 9, 2019

Electric scooters are scheduled to reappear in Winston-Salem on Friday, Oct. 11, when Zagster, in partnership with Spin, will put out 100 Spin scooters for public use. A second compa...

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