Winter Storm Inga Update
Chapel Hill is cleaning up after Winter Storm Inga dumped more than 6 inches of snow on the town. Public Works crews are focusing on clearing Town-maintained streets, bridges, overpasses and trouble spots. The NC Department of Transportation is focusing on the five major roads through Chapel Hill (Franklin Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/Columbia Street, Fordham Boulevard, Manning Drive, and South Road/NC Highway 54).
Meeting cancelations: Wednesday's Chapel Hill Town Council regular business meeting is canceled. Wednesday's Chapel Hill Cultural Arts Commission meeting is canceled. The Meet the Author Tea scheduled for Thursday has been canceled and may be rescheduled for a later date.
Town facilities will be closed on Thursday. This includes Parks and Recreation facilities (including the Aquatics Center on Homestead Road), the Chapel Hill Public Library and other public-facing facilities.
Quick Facts: Homegrown Halloween 2017
We’re updating information at townofchapelhill.org/halloween, and we’ll send out more information about the Town’s efforts to keep the community safe on Halloween this year. Here are a few quick facts about Homegrown Halloween.
- Halloween will be on Oct. 31 regardless of the fact that it falls on a Tuesday this year
- Downtown streets will be closed to motor vehicles from 8 to 10:30 p.m. (a list of streets and maps will be released soon)
- The Columbia and Franklin streets intersection will be closed to motor vehicles this year. The Town is working with County and UNC Health Care staff to ensure quick and easy access to and from the hospital.
- Stopping and passenger unloading will not be permitted on Franklin Street.