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Downtown Chapel Hill Gets a Makeover for Mother’s Day and UNC Graduation

Post Date:05/09/2017 9:09 AM
PEOPLE WALKING ON FRANKLIN STREET

Preparing for thousands of anticipated visitors on Mother’s Day and UNC-Chapel Hill graduation weekend May 13-14, downtown Chapel Hill is putting on a shine.

Spring cleaning and maintenance in downtown Chapel Hill includes:

  • installing WELCOME to Downtown banners
  • cleaning and pressure washing of streets, sidewalks and trash receptacles
  • planting and mulching in raised brick planters on the 100 East Franklin Street including Columbia Streets
  • picking up litter from sidewalks and parking lots
  • putting up new flags at Town Hall and the Post Office
  • painting public art on signal boxes – including one at Rosemary and Robinson streets
  • paying special clean-up and maintenance attention to Town-maintained cemeteries
  • proactively checking and repairing downtown lighting
  • devoting extra time to identifying and addressing graffiti
  • mowing along Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Fordham Boulevard and South Road/Raleigh Road

Bringing out the beauty of Chapel Hill’s downtown is a team effort among Public Works and Parks & Recreation departments, the Chapel Hill Police Department, and the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership. 

Looking for fun things to do in downtown this weekend? visit www.downtownchapelhill.com 

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