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Partial trail closure for Riverwalk construction

Jun 11, 2021 | Parks , Bond Information , Riverwalk

Partial trail closure for Riverwalk construction

With the continuation of Riverwalk construction, David E. Looper & Company will be transporting materials for this project adjacent to the Geitner Trail paved greenway. Contractors will utilize the Rotary-Geitner Park parking lot and a portion of the Geitner Trail for this phase of construction o...

City of Hickory Bond Commission receives project updates, tours

Nov 11, 2020 | Economic Development , Boards and Commissions , Communications , Bond Information , Aviation Walk , Book Walk , City Walk , Old Lenoir Walk , Riverwalk

City of Hickory Bond Commission receives project updates, tours

On Tuesday, November 10, the City of Hickory’s Bond Implementation Commission held its fall meeting to receive updates on the bond projects and tour construction sites. The meeting started at One North Center, a mixed-use development under construction across from City Hall along the City Walk pa...

Construction bid awarded for Riverwalk bridge and final project components

Oct 20, 2020 | Construction , Communications , Bond Information , Riverwalk

Construction bid awarded for Riverwalk bridge and final project components

Construction of Hickory’s Riverwalk continues moving forward with the award of a construction contract for the project’s final components. During its October 20 meeting, Hickory City Council approved a construction contract with W.C. English, Inc. in the amount of $7,185,655.25 for the partially ...

Partial trail closure for Riverwalk construction

Jun 05, 2020 | Parks , Construction , Communications , Bond Information , Riverwalk

Partial trail closure for Riverwalk construction

Published: June 5, 2020 With the continuation of Riverwalk construction, David E. Looper & Company will begin pouring concrete for this project adjacent to the Geitner Trail paved greenway on Tuesday, June 9.   Contractors will utilize the Rotary-Geitner Park parking lot and a port...

Picnic shelter at Rotary-Geitner Park to close for Riverwalk construction

May 28, 2020 | Parks , Construction , Communications , Bond Information , Riverwalk

Picnic shelter at Rotary-Geitner Park to close for Riverwalk construction

Published: May 28, 2020 The large picnic shelter at Rotary-Geitner Park will close permanently on Friday, May 29, at 7 a.m. to become a staging area for Riverwalk construction. For additional information about the Riverwalk project and construction updates, please visit https://www.hickorync.g...

City of Hickory releases third edition of Crafting Hickory Magazine

Jan 21, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Manager , Bond Information , Aviation Walk , Book Walk , City Walk , Downtown , Old Lenoir Walk , Riverwalk

City of Hickory releases third edition of Crafting Hickory Magazine

On January 19, the City of Hickory released a new issue of its popular Crafting Hickory Magazine. The third edition in the magazine series, the new Crafting Hickory Magazine focuses on how the City of Hickory continues to craft a strong, vibrant community through its bond projects, new housing ...

Riverwalk construction gets underway

Jan 15, 2020 | Construction , Communications , Bond Information , Riverwalk

Riverwalk construction gets underway

Construction of Hickory’s Riverwalk started on January 10, 2020, following the award of a contract to a contractor for the City-funded portion of the project. During its January 7, 2020 meeting, Hickory City Council approved a construction contract with David E. Looper & Company in the amount...

City of Hickory sells second round of bonds

Nov 05, 2019 | Communications , City Manager , Bond Information , City Walk , Riverwalk

City of Hickory sells second round of bonds

Published: November 5, 2019   The City of Hickory sold its second round of general obligation public improvement bonds, totaling $15 million, on Tuesday, October 29.  Out of thirteen bidders, Robert W. Baird & Co. submitted the lowest bid, with an interest rate of 2.177 percent, ...

City of Hickory receives improved credit rating and prepares to issue second round of bonds

Oct 18, 2019 | Communications , City Manager , City Council , Bond Information , Aviation Walk , Book Walk , City Walk , Downtown , Riverwalk

City of Hickory receives improved credit rating and prepares to issue second round of bonds

Published: October 18, 2019   Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) upgraded the City of Hickory’s credit rating to Aa1 for its upcoming 2019 general obligation public improvement bonds.  In addition, S&P Global Ratings (S&P) recently affirmed the City’s strong AA+ rating. &...

Hickory Trail Report outlines economic goals for City projects

Nov 08, 2018 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Manager , Bond Information , Aviation Walk , Book Walk , City Walk , Downtown , Old Lenoir Walk , Riverwalk

Hickory Trail Report outlines economic goals for City projects

The City of Hickory Office of Business Development presented its Hickory Trail Report, which outlines economic goals for a one-quarter mile buffer zone along the multiuse path through the City, at the November 6 City Council meeting. The Hickory Trail combines three phases of development – City W...

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