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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Lane Closure Starting 12/5: I-81 Southbound at mile marker 138.4 (Goodwin Avenue Bridge)

Lane closures on southbound Interstate 81 at two locations are expected to create significant delays for drivers during the week starting Dec. 5. The work is weather dependent. Motorists should pay attention to message boards, expect delays and consider a...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Holiday Happenings in RoCo!

Girl and Santa

Kick off the holiday season starting with Roanoke County's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the South County Library. Enjoy a tree lighting ceremony followed by Santa coming to the library. Other activities include marshmallow roasting, a cake w...

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See our Holiday Happenings web page! County News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Roanoke County Names Assistant Economic Development Director

Dani Poe

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - November 21, 2022)  Roanoke County Administrator Richard L. Caywood, P.E. is delighted to announce the appointment of Danielle Poe as Assistant Director of Economic Development. Poe will assume her new position on November 2...

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Roanoke County Names New Chief of Police

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(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - November 9, 2022)  Roanoke County Administrator Richard L. Caywood, P.E. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Poindexter as the next Chief of Police effective January 1, 2023.

Roanoke County conducted a nationwid...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Illuminights Tickets Now On Sale

Illuminights Spotlight

Roanoke County, VA (November 1, 2022) – Brighten your nights and explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 650,000 lights at Illuminights  Winter Walk of Lights. Roanoke County and Center in the Square will operate th...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (9/20/22)

National Park Service officials today announced the project completion date for a Roanoke slope repair project underway at milepost 127.9 on the Blue Ridge Parkway has been extended into Spring 2023. The unanticipated extension is due to the discovery of ...

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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 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: June 15, 2022

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

VDOT Roundabout Construction Graphic 4-21-22

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: 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: 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

NeighborhoodConcerns Spotlight

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: November 9, 2022

Roanoke County Names New Chief of Police

Poindexter Cmdr

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - November 9, 2022)  Roanoke County Administrator Richard L. Caywood, P.E. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Poindexter as the next Chief of Police effective January 1, 2023.

Roanoke County conducted a nationwid...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Lane Closure Starting 12/5: I-81 Southbound at mile marker 138.4 (Goodwin Avenue Bridge)

Lane closures on southbound Interstate 81 at two locations are expected to create significant delays for drivers during the week starting Dec. 5. The work is weather dependent. Motorists should pay attention to message boards, expect delays and consider a...

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Road Notices
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (9/20/22)

National Park Service officials today announced the project completion date for a Roanoke slope repair project underway at milepost 127.9 on the Blue Ridge Parkway has been extended into Spring 2023. The unanticipated extension is due to the discovery of ...

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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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