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Main Avenue NW/NE resurfacing

Jun 15, 2021 | Public Services , Construction , Bond Information , City Walk

Main Avenue NW/NE resurfacing

As part of the City Walk project, contractors will be making crosswalk improvements and resurfacing the pavement on Main Avenue NW/NE from Second Street NW (Hong Kong Café) to the N.C. 127 bridge. This work is expected to begin on Wednesday, June 16, with milling the pavement and will continue with ...

Fifth Street NE temporarily closing for improvements

May 14, 2021 | Public Services

Fifth Street NE temporarily closing for improvements

The City of Hickory will be closing the portion of Fifth Street NE from Stasavich Place (Fifth Street NE) to Tenth Avenue Drive NE, beginning the week of May 17. The various sections of the road will be closed for roughly two and a half months to enhance the crosswalks along that area. The sidewa...

City, Community Appearance Commission to give away trees

Apr 19, 2021 | Public Services , Boards and Commissions

City, Community Appearance Commission to give away trees

In celebration of Arbor Day, the City of Hickory and the Community Appearance Commission (CAC) will distribute free potted trees at the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market on Saturday, May 1. Hickory’s Landscape Services Division planted 350 bare root seedlings and cared for the trees in preparation ...

Iconic City Walk bridge arches to be set, N.C. 127 road closure

Apr 14, 2021 | Public Services , Construction , Bond Information , City Walk

Iconic City Walk bridge arches to be set, N.C. 127 road closure

The second set of wooden arches for Hickory’s iconic City Walk pedestrian bridge are scheduled to be installed this weekend. This work will require the closing of N.C. 127 between First Avenue SE and First Avenue NE from 6 a.m. Saturday, April 17, through 6 a.m. Monday, April 19. Detour routes wi...

Eighth Avenue NE road closure

Apr 09, 2021 | Public Services

Eighth Avenue NE road closure

On Tuesday, April 13, the City of Hickory will close Eighth Avenue NE between Sixth Street NE and Eighth Street Drive NE near Lenoir-Rhyne University for traffic signal fiber relocation. Detour routes will be established and clearly marked for using Stasavich Place and Seventh Avenue NE to navigate ...

Firefighters Check City Hydrants

Mar 31, 2021 | Public Services , Fire

Firefighters Check City Hydrants

During the next several months, firefighters will implement the annual hydrant inspection and maintenance program throughout the City of Hickory service area. During this process, firefighters and public utilities personnel will be working very close to busy streets while actually flowing water from...

City of Hickory resumes normal drive thru and lobby hours for utility payments

Mar 31, 2021 | Public Services , Finance , Collections

City of Hickory resumes normal drive thru and lobby hours for utility payments

Effective immediately, the City of Hickory will resume normal drive thru and lobby hours for the acceptance of utility payments at City Hall. The drive thru behind City Hall is open to accept payments Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Customers may pay by cash...

City of Hickory closures for Good Friday

Mar 29, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

City of Hickory closures for Good Friday

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Friday, April 2, in observance of the Easter holiday. City of Hickory offices will re-open on Monday, April 5, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule changes: Public Services Department The Solid Waste Division and its serv...

Water remains safe after overflow

Mar 29, 2021 | Public Services

Water remains safe after overflow

General Statute 143-215.1C requires the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepar...

N.C. 127 road closure for City Walk bridge construction

Mar 25, 2021 | Public Services , Construction , Bond Information , City Walk

N.C. 127 road closure for City Walk bridge construction

As City Walk contractors continue work on the N.C. 127 pedestrian bridge, N.C. 127 will be closed between First Avenue SE and First Avenue NE from 6 a.m. Saturday, March 27, through 6 a.m. Monday, March 29. The closure is necessary for contractors to make adjustments and prepare for the upcoming ins...

 

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Phone: (828) 323-7400
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