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Festival of Leaves road closures

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Chief Kahle Magalis of the Front Royal Police Department would like to announce the following road closures for the Festival of Leaves:

Road closures will begin 3:00am on Saturday, October 13th in the area surrounding the festival display and parade route. This area will include Chester Street from Main Street to 2nd Street, Main Street from Royal Avenue to Blue Ridge Avenue and all side streets extending from Main Street.  At 9:00am on Saturday, October 13th Luray Avenue from Criser Road to Kilby Drive will be closed for the parade line-up. Royal Avenue from South Street to 4th Street will be closed at 9:40am.

The parade will begin on Luray Avenue and turn right (East) onto Kilby Drive, which turns into West Stonewall Drive. The parade will then turn left (North) onto South Royal Avenue.  The parade will then travel to East 2nd Street (by Auto Zone) where it turns right (East). The parade will then disburse at the Government Center parking lot.

Please make plans for parking and travel prior to the closures. When the parade has concluded all streets will be reopened except for the Festival of Leaves event area.  If you have any questions, please contact the Front Royal Police Department at (540)635-2111.

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TOWN NOTICE: UPDATE – Road Work-N Shenandoah Ave & W 14th St

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The Town of Front Royal will be having contractor, Bushong Contracting, completing Water Infrastructure Improvements this summer on N. Shenandoah Avenue and W. 14th Street starting May 15th-July 31, 2019.

At times traffic patterns will change having various lane shifts but proper signs will be in place. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of crews working.

We will post updates regularly of where they will be working and if during the day or at night by Public Notices, Facebook and Local channel 16.

June 10-21-8am-5pm; W 14th St. (various lane closures and traffic pattern shifts).

Department of Public Works (540) 635-7819

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TOWN NOTICE: Scheduled Power Outage – Westminster Dr, Devin Ct & Windsor Ct

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The Town of Front Royals Energy Services Department will be performing electrical maintenance on Wednesday, June 5, from 11 am – 12 pm.

During this time, residents on Westminster Dr, Devin Ct, and Windsor Ct will be without power.

In the event of rain or bad weather, maintenance will be rescheduled to Friday, June 7, from 11 am – 12 pm.

Feel free to call the Energy Services Department with questions at (540) 635-3027

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TOWN NOTICE: UPDATE-Road Work-N Shenandoah Ave & W 14th St

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The Town of Front Royal will be having contractor, Bushong Contracting, completing Water Infrastructure Improvements this summer on N. Shenandoah Avenue and W. 14th Street starting May 15th-July 31, 2019.

At times traffic patterns will change having various lane shifts but proper signs will be in place. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of crews working.

The Town will post updates regularly of where they will be working and if during the day or at night by Public Notices, Facebook and Local channel 16.

May 28-8am-5pm; W 18th St. lane shift Southbound lane

May 29-May 31-W 14th St inside lanes will be closed; outside lanes available

NIGHTWORK-May 19; 9pm-6am-will be digging across N. Shenandoah Avenue. Lanes will be shifted at times.

NIGHTWORK June 2-6;9pm-6am-

Department of Public Works (540) 635-7819

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TOWN NOTICE: Bridge repairs on Commerce Avenue

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The Town of Front Royal Streets Department will be doing bridge repairs and will have a lane closure on Commerce Avenue Bridge between Main Street and Manassas Street, May 24 from 9am-2pm. An arrow board will be in place along with signs. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of crews working.

Department of Public Works 540-635-7819

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TOWN NOTICE: Asphalt repairs – 6th Street

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The Town of Front Royal’s Street Maintenance Department will have lane closure on 6th Street from New Avenue to Midland Avenue to complete asphalt repairs. Repairs will begin May 23, 2019 (Weather Permitting) between the hours of 9am and 2pm. Signs will be in place and flaggers will be directing traffic. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of flaggers and crews working.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call Public Works at 540-635-7819.

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TOWN NOTICE: Lane Closure on 14th Street

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The Water & Sewer Department will be doing sewer line inspections and have a one-lane closure on 14th Street from North Royal Avenue to Shenandoah Avenue: May 20, 2019, 9am to 2pm. Signs will be in place to notify of lane closure. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of crews working.

If any questions, contact Public Works, Monday-Friday, 7am to 3:30pm at 540-635-7819.

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