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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Business Community Input Meetings Announced for New CTE Center

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Business Community Input Meetings have been scheduled to discuss CTE and business training needs for the new Roanoke County Public Schools CTE Center proposed at 6251 Peters Creek Road. This new CTE Center will replace the existing CTE facility that is ho...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Updated Blue Ridge Parkway Opening: Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Complete

National Park Service officials announced the Roanoke River Bridge rehabilitation is now complete and the bridge is now open. The Roanoke River Overlook/Parking lot and trail access to the Roanoke River is opened as well.  

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

RoCo Mobile App Now Available!

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Roanoke County’s new RoCo Mobile app for iPhone and Android devices puts County services and information at your fingertips! The app features one-touch access to easily view County News, Emergency Alerts, Calendars, Public Notices, and more! Just tap to g...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

No Late Fees at Roanoke County Public Libraries

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The Roanoke Valley Libraries (RVL) Consortium, consisting of libraries in Botetourt County, City of Roanoke, City of Salem, and Roanoke County, is delighted to announce that effective July 1, 2022, there will no longer be fines for overdue library materia...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Roanoke County Among Nation’s Healthiest Communities for 2022

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June 22, 2022 – Roanoke County has been recognized as No. 133 in the country by U.S. News & World Report in their 2022 Healthiest Communities ranking.

The County was ranked out of the top 500 Urban, High-Performing communities nationwide with an overal...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Lane closure (July 24) Route 419 turn lane extension at Colonial Avenue

ROUTE 419 TURN LANE EXTENSION AT COLONIAL AVENUE - Starting Sunday, July 24, nighttime road work to lengthen the left turn lane from Route 419 onto Colonial Avenue in Roanoke County will begin. Drivers should expect nighttime lane closures, Sunday night t...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (6/29/22): Route 220 to Adney Gap

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The Roanoke section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from U.S. 220 (milepost 121.4) to Adney Gap (milepost 135.9) which was previously open to cyclists and pedestrians is now fully closed to all visitors and recreation of any kind. Due to heavy equipment and con...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Road Notice (6/15/22): Beginning Monday, June 20, Detour for Route 311/419 Roundabout Construction

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As part of the construction of a new roundabout, portions of the Route 419 and Route 311 intersection in Roanoke County at Hanging Rock will be closed starting Monday, June 20 at 7 p.m. Some drivers will need to detour due to the partial intersection clos...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Glo Fiber Construction Updates

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Glo Fiber has begun deployment in selected areas in Roanoke County. Roanoke County's Communications and Information Technology GIS staff has created an interactive map that showcases updates to Glo Fiber's current construction areas with...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Road Notice (4/21/22): Construction Begins on New Roundabout at Route 311 and Route 419

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is beginning a road project to replace the signalized intersection of Route 311 and Route 419 in Roanoke County at Hanging Rock with a roundabout. Constructing a roundabout can enhance safety, improve traff...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Roanoke County Earns National Awards for Model Programs

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(May 16, 2022) – Roanoke County has been recognized with three Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative and effective county government programs that strengthen services for its citizens. T...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Road Notice (4/11/22): Green Ridge Road Culvert Replacement .25 Miles East of Cove Road

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Beginning April 11, 2022, Green Ridge Road (Route 628) will undergo a culvert replacement located .25 miles east of the road’s entrance from Cove Road (Route 780). Single lane closures will be in place and will be maintained utilizing temporary traffic si...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Sign-up Your Cell Phone for RoCo Alert Notifications

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You can now add optional cell phone numbers to our RoCo Alert system to receive notifications in the case of an emergency. New features in the system also allow you to voluntarily share information that may help save your life, including health conditions...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

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Roanoke County's Zoning Code Enforcement officers work with citizens and property owners to investigate and resolve violations of the County code and zoning ordinance. These rules and regulations are in effect to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings Online

Watch Board Meetings Online

Board of Supervisors meetings and agendas can be viewed online on our Meetings and Videos page

If a Board of Supervisors meeting is in progress, select the "LIVE MEETING" link at the top of the page to stream the meeting on your comput...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Business Community Input Meetings Announced for New CTE Center

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Business Community Input Meetings have been scheduled to discuss CTE and business training needs for the new Roanoke County Public Schools CTE Center proposed at 6251 Peters Creek Road. This new CTE Center will replace the existing CTE facility that is ho...

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Learn more about the proposed CTE Center... County News

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Discovery of Deceased Male

On August 4 at 11:30 a.m., a citizen called to report the discovery of a deceased male located in the 2000 block of Hardy Road. At this time there is no evidence of foul play. The deceased has been identified as Erick Douglas Dodd, 54, and a transient las...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Updated Blue Ridge Parkway Opening: Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Complete

National Park Service officials announced the Roanoke River Bridge rehabilitation is now complete and the bridge is now open. The Roanoke River Overlook/Parking lot and trail access to the Roanoke River is opened as well.  

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closures Webpage Road Notices
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Lane closure (July 24) Route 419 turn lane extension at Colonial Avenue

ROUTE 419 TURN LANE EXTENSION AT COLONIAL AVENUE - Starting Sunday, July 24, nighttime road work to lengthen the left turn lane from Route 419 onto Colonial Avenue in Roanoke County will begin. Drivers should expect nighttime lane closures, Sunday night t...

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ROUTE 419 TURN LANE EXTENSION AT COLONIAL AVENUE Road Notices
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Traffic Detour (August 1) : Patterson Drive Bridge

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Starting August 1 through September 2, Patterson Drive (Route 669) in Montgomery County will be closed to through traffic due to work on the bridge over Bottom Creek. The bridge is located about 0.1 miles west of the Roanoke County line near the ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Road Notice: Duiguids Lane Bridge Replacement Begins July 5

Beginning July 5, 2022, a section of Route 760 (Diuguids Lane) in Roanoke County will be closed as part of a road project to replace the bridge over the Roanoke River. Traffic will be detoured for approximately 45 days.

The bridge is located at the Salem c...

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Road Notices
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (6/29/22): Route 220 to Adney Gap

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The Roanoke section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from U.S. 220 (milepost 121.4) to Adney Gap (milepost 135.9) which was previously open to cyclists and pedestrians is now fully closed to all visitors and recreation of any kind. Due to heavy equipment and con...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Road Notice: Interstate 81 Lane Widening Construction from Exit 137 to 141

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A $179 million design-build project to widen both directions of I-81 between mile markers 136.6 and 141.8 from two to three lanes is underway. Work is being performed on the inside and outside shoulders along a five mile section of both northbound and sou...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Road Notice (4/11/22): Green Ridge Road Culvert Replacement .25 Miles East of Cove Road

Green Ridge Culvert Replacement Map

Beginning April 11, 2022, Green Ridge Road (Route 628) will undergo a culvert replacement located .25 miles east of the road’s entrance from Cove Road (Route 780). Single lane closures will be in place and will be maintained utilizing temporary ...

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