Category Archives: City Government

Spring Garden’s pop-up bike lanes to be taken down this week to accommodate sooner-than-expected repaving of the street

News from Hanna Cockburn, Greensboro director of transportation: The resurfacing contractor is making quick progress toward the resurfacing of Spring Garden Street and is beginning to raise water-service boxes and manholes to the finished elevation. To facilitate this work, the … Continue reading

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Online meeting on new bicycle lanes for Spring Garden Street between Tate and Fulton to be held Monday March 22, 6 p.m.

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New president for the College Hill Neighborhood Association; longtime president James Keith leaving as business expands

Samantha Smith has been elected president of the College Hill Neighborhood Association, succeeding James Keith. James stepped down in December as he was selling his house on South Mendenhall Street. The association board voted unanimously to name Samantha president. Samantha … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street reopens after overpass repair project; bridge work complete on Tate and Fulton streets as well

Spring Garden Street was reopened Friday, seven months after being closed for repairs to the Edgeworth and Spring street overpass bridges. The city closed the street at Morehead Park around October 1 for what was scheduled to be a 90-day … Continue reading

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Tate Street closed at Oakland Avenue for overpass project; Spring Garden still blocked for work on Spring Street overpass

With traffic at historic lows, the city is taking advantage of the lull to conduct street maintenance. Tate Street closed between Spring Garden and Gate City Boulevard on April 11 for work on the railroad overpass. The work is scheduled … Continue reading

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City allows Greensboro College to bypass normal oversight and demolish a key feature of a historic campus building

This week, the city gave Greensboro College permission to tear down a character-defining feature of a historic building on campus without going through the Historic Preservation Commission. The college says the smokestack on its old power plant was hit by … Continue reading

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S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street

The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street to be closed much longer than expected

Spring Garden Street was closed between Spring Street and downtown in September for work on the overpass bridges for Spring Street and Freeman Mill Road. The city said then the work would be completed by the end of the year. … Continue reading

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Just in time for the first recycling pickup of the year, here’s the 2020 recycling calendar for College Hill

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Monday night: College Hill Neighborhood Association to make a recommendation to the city on paving Edgar Street

After many discussions at neighborhood association meetings and gatherings of residents with properties backing up to Edgar Street, College Hill will decide Monday night on a recommendation to the city about the future of the alley. The two major questions: … Continue reading

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