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Updated Walkways on Union Square

You can access the Union Square businesses through six different entrances. The temporary walkways have been relocated today to keep construction moving forward.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 7:45pm

New Temporary Walkway to Union Square Storefronts

Due to installation of a new storm drain on Union Square, the walkway from the east parking lot to the store fronts has been closed. A temporary walkway has been established about 60 feet east of the previous walkway, on the northwest corner of the Flag Court.

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 9:00am

Downtown Construction Begins Next Week

Neill Grading and Construction, Inc., the firm hired by the City of Hickory, will officially begin Union Square renovations and streetscape improvements in Downtown Hickory next week.  However, downtown visitors may see activity and preparations for construction in the next few days.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 5:15pm

Contractor hired for Downtown Hickory renovations

At its March 19 meeting, Hickory City Council approved a construction contract with Neill Grading and Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of $3.53 million for renovations to Union Square and streetscape improvements in Downtown Hickory.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:00am

Road Closures on Main Avenue NE and Second Avenue NE

Beginning Monday, March 18, sections of Main Avenue NE and Second Avenue NE will be closed as Hickory Sand Company, Inc. continues installing a new water main in preparation for the City Walk. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:45pm

Road closures on Main Avenue NE and First Avenue NE

Main Avenue NE, from Second Street NE to Second Avenue NE, is currently closed for traffic as Hickory Sand, Inc. continues installing a new water main.  In addition, the section of First Avenue NE from N.C. 127 to Main Avenue NE is closed to prevent access to the work area.  These closures are expected to remain in place until March 15.  Detour routes are established and clearly marked.

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 5:30pm

Detours continue along Main Avenue NE

Hickory Sand Company, Inc. will continue installing a new water main along Main Avenue NE.  This water and sewer replacement project is in preparation for the City Walk.  The next area to be closed is Main Avenue NE, from 2nd Street NE to 1st Avenue NE.  This closure is expected to begin on Thursday, February 21, and remain in place for approximately one week, depending upon weather conditions.  Detour routes will be established and clearly marked.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:45pm

Main Avenue NE Road Closure

Beginning February 7, Main Avenue NE will be closed from North Center Street to 1st Street NE, as Hickory Sand Company, Inc. continues installing a new water main.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:45pm

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