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TOWN NOTICE: Hydrant flushing begins October 15th

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The Town of Front Royal will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community October 15-26, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Hydrant flushing helps to keep water lines free of deposit buildup and to check the mechanical operation of fire hydrants. Bi-annual flushing is necessary to provide better water quality and fire protection. Daytime flushing allows crews to perform minor repairs to hydrants to provide continued operation.

Customers may experience periods of low water pressure and/or discoloration of water during flushing. If you experience discolored water, run your cold-water tap until it clears. During periods of discoloration, postpone washing clothes and limit your use of hot water until the cold water clears. Hydrant flushing also results in water on the roadways.

Motorists are asked to use caution while driving during these times. Department of Public Works (540)635-7819, Monday-Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

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TOWN NOTICE: Voluntary reduction of electric consumption

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As temperatures are expected to reach well into the 90’s in the next few days, the Town of Front Royal’s electric customers are being asked to conserve power. If we can conserve during these peak hours (3:pm – 6:pm), we can save on transmission and capacity costs, and help keep the electricity rates low. The Town requests electric customers to voluntarily reduce energy consumption beginning today, July 2, 2019 from 3:pm – 6:pm.

Customers can take simple conservation steps such as:

• shutting off lights when not needed

• avoid using ovens/stoves from 3:pm-6:pm

• unplugging small appliances and electric chargers

• raising the air conditioner thermostat, a degree or two

• doing laundry and other household chores that require hot water or electricity during hours other than 3:pm-6:pm

• turning off televisions, computers, radios and other electronic devices when not being used.

If you have any questions or concerns please call the Energy Services Department at (540) 635-3027, Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

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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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