Winter Storm Inga Update
Chapel Hill is cleaning up after Winter Storm Inga dumped nearly a foot of snow on the town. High-traffic roads have been cleared, but icy spots remain.
Town facilities are open Friday. Chapel Hill Transit service is operating on a modified schedule.
Residential solid waste collection will resume normal schedules next week. Commercial solid waste collection will be made up Saturday. Yard waste collection, including leaf collection, is canceled this week. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday curbside recycling routes—collected by Orange County Solid Waste—will be collected Friday and Saturday.
Downtown Chapel Hill Gets a Makeover for Mother’s Day and UNC Graduation
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