This report is designed to provide you with valuable information about your drinking water quality.
The City will use this funding to purchase and plant trees.
Do you have hazardous waste that needs to be disposed of?
Lexington Public Works now collects old, broken and/or used cell phones, smartphones and tablets.
Lexington and Rockbridge residents and business owners are invited to bring their confidential documents to be safely destructed at the Spring Shred Day Event!
The City of Harrisonburg will host a free event on April 5 to educate the public about the threat posed by the invasive species Emerald Ash Borer.
Lexington residents can now access their water meter 24 hours a day through the City’s new web-based SENSUS Customer Portal.
The event is on November 15 from 3-5pm; free and open to the public.
Plus, new crosswalk markings in an effort to increase pedestrian safety.
Join us in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery to plant two new species of native trees.
A portion of Route 11 (Lee Highway) through Natural Bridge State Park in Rockbridge County is scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, through Thursday, October 5.
Flashing yellow left-turn arrow traffic signals will be installed at seven intersections from Thursday, September 28, through Thursday, October 5. The intersections are located in Rockbridge County near Lexington, Augusta County near Fishersville, and Rockingham County near McGaheysville.
The Fall 2017 Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Day will be held on Saturday, October 7 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Rockbridge County Landfill
Public Works will begin curbside loose leaf collection in the city beginning Monday, October 16, 2017.
In preparation for waterline replacement along portions of Route 60, Woods Creek Trail will be closed off in front of Woods Creek Montessori School.
View the 2017 Virginia Water and Wastewater Report here.
Click below for a fact sheet addressing frequently asked questions about glass recycling.
The city has awarded a contract to Atkins Excavating, Inc. to replace the existing water distribution line on Randolph Street from Washington Street to Nelson Street. The project will replace a nearly 100 year old 6-inch cast iron pipe with a new 8-inch ductile iron pipe. A new fire hydrant will be installed and service lines will be replaced as needed.
The city has awarded a contract to Aaron J. Conner, General Contractor, Inc. to improve neighborhood wastewater collection lines in the Enfield Road area of the city. Work will be performed on Battery Lane, Confederate Circle, Pickett Street, Lampe Circle, and Willow Lane.
Major street resurfacing will begin at various locations around the City on Tuesday 30 May and take about 30 to 45 calendar days to complete, all weather permitting. The work will be performed by PAVCON Inc. and all worked will be performed Monday through Friday at work hours indicated in the paragraph below.
A Public Works crew will begin semiannual pavement marking and striping within the downtown area on Sunday April 23rd, weather permitting. It is expected the work will take 5 to 7 nights to complete. The crew will work from midnight to 8:00 AM to minimize disruption to traffic and normal business activity.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality in cooperation with Virginia Tech’s Biological Systems Engineering Department and local involved stakeholders will host a public meeting on April 18, 2017 on a water quality study for Woods Creek.
On Monday 27 March, a Public Works crew will begin semiannual testing and inspection of fire hydrants throughout the city distribution system. Testing should be complete by the end of the week, but may be delayed by emergencies or weather. If delays occur the work will be completed the week of 3 April. Maintenance consists of checking all valves for proper operation and identifying leaks. All work will be performed during normal work hours, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation is performing bridge work on the Interstate 64 westbound bridge over Route 763 (Lincoln Road) and Mill Creek in Rockbridge County. This location is on I-64 between exit 56 at Interstate 81 and exit 55 at Route 11 in Lexington.
The City of Lexington, Virginia will receive SEALED BIDS in the Office of the Department of Public Works, 890 Shop Road, Lexington, Virginia 24450, until Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM, for the “Spring 2017 Street Resurfacing Program”. This project includes 26,333 SY of City Inventory street milling and asphalt paving (nominal 2” SM-9.5A) and 7,726 SY of Non-Inventory street asphalt overlay (nominal 2” SM-9.5AL). Contingency units for undercut, #21A stone base installation, asphalt patching, #21A shoulder replacement, and installation of asphalt berms are included.
The City of Lexington’s E. Nelson Street Drainage Improvement project will commence Tuesday, January 17, 2017. This project involves replacing an aged, structurally deficient, and inadequate 36” storm drain with new and larger pipe. This line crosses E. Nelson Street in the vicinity of the Walker Street intersection, running from just above the Sheetz entrance to the BB&T bank across the street.