News & Public Notices


Town of Luray, Virginia

PO Box 629   ::   45 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835

Town Office: (540) 743-5511  ::  West Main Bridge

                             Fax: (540) 743-1486




2019 Holiday Schedule

The Town of Luray will observe the following dates in 2019.  Offices will be closed on the days/half-days as noted below:

  • Tuesday January 1 2019  - New Year's Day
  • Monday January 21 2019  - Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday February 18 2019 - President's Day
  • Friday April 19 2019  - Good Friday
  • Monday May 27 2019  - Memorial Day
  • Wednesday July 3 2019  - Employee Picnic 1/2 day
  • Thursday July 4 2019 - Independence Day
  • Monday September 2 2019 - Labor Day
  • Monday October 14 2019 - Columbus Day
  • Monday November 11 2019 - Veteran's Day
  • Wednesday November 27 2019 - Thanksgiving 1/2 day
  • Thursday November 28 2019 - Thanksgiving
  • Friday November 29 2019 - Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday December 24 2019 - Christmas Holiday
  • Wednesday December 25 2019 - Christmas Holiday
  • Thursday December 26 2019 - Christmas Holiday


  • 1.9.19:  Updated Traffic Notices, Road Closures and Detour Announcements

Main & Broad Street Intersection (click to read)  ::  North Broad Street & US 340 North (click to read)

West Main Street (click to read)

  • Your Opinion Matters:  You are invited to take our Citizen's Survey (available online here, or you may stop by the Town Office for a paper copy of the survey) to help share your opinions with us.  Topics include safety, attractions, road conditions, communication, and other important aspects of living, working, and visiting Luray!          TAKE SURVEY ONLINE HERE
  • At their December 10, 2018 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed the following issues and took these actions. (click to read)
  • NOTICE: The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you of: INTERSECTION & ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION - WEST MAIN STREET AT MEMORIAL DRIVE TO THE RESCUE SQUAD. The Contractor, Kickin' Asphalt, will complete most work under One-Lane, One-Way Traffic as well as Two-Way Traffic under Flagging Operations.  This Construction Period began Monday, November 19, 2018 and will continue through at least Friday, December 21, 2018 (timeframe is dependent on progress and weather).  (Click here for more details)
  • NOTICE: The Town of Luray Police and Public Works Departments wish to inform you that the following Street Section will have ALTERED TRAFFIC & PARKING PATTERNS: West Main Street - Local Traffic Only From the Traffic Light to the Bridge.  Changes Include: One-Way Traffic Only Movement more limited; Enlarged Construction Area inside fencing; Minimal Traffic Movement Options; Reduced On-Street Parking Spaces. The New Traffic Pattern is due to Abutment Pile Drilling and Crane Operations.  The New Traffic & Parking Patterns began on Monday, November 26, 2018 and will continue for approximately 8-10 weeks. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.  (Click here for more details)
  • The Town of Luray would like to announce the appointment of Morgan Housden to the position of Assistant Superintendent of Parks & Recreation.  Ms. Housden has recently served as the Director of Parks & Recreation for the Town of Stanley where she managed the operations of Stanley’s Park facilities.  Prior to her tenure in Stanley, Ms. Housden served as the Assistant Director of Luray’s Parks & Recreation Department for four years.  Ms. Housden holds a Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism from Radford University.  Ms. Housden resides in Luray with her husband David and daughter Leah.  Ms. Housden begins serving as the Assistant Superintendent of Parks & Recreation effective  November 19, 2018.   PRESS RELEASE


  • Memorial Drive Notices & Map Images - West Main Bridge Construction Project:

NOTICE: One-Way Lane                 NOTICE: Road Closure             Memorial Drive Phase 1                     Memorial Drive Phase 1 (Basic)

CLICK TO ENLARGE                      CLICK TO ENLARGE                 CLICK TO ENLARGE                           CLICK TO ENLARGE



Memorial Drive Phase 2                           Memorial Drive Phase 2 (Basic)

CLICK TO ENLARGE                                           CLICK TO ENLARGE




  • REVISED NOTICE: The Town of Luray Police and Public Works Departments wish to inform you that the following street section will be: closed to through vehicle traffic:

West Main Street - Between Broad Street and Hawksbill Street.  Closure is due to: Bridge Replacement

Closure will begin: Monday, June 16, 2018 at 8:00 am and will continue until the New Bridge is in place. Estimated completion is December 31, 2018.  CLICK HERE for more details.


  • 2019 Holiday Waste Management Schedule:







Oct. 2017: Steamflow Water Supply Status for the Shenandoah Valley: Emergency

Groundwater levels, precipitation deficits, and reservoir storage status as indicated below:








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