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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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Surplus Items for Sale:  The Town of Luray is offering the following items for sale AS-IS to the highest bidder:

 

          1997 Ford F-150 Pickup, 4WD

          Trailer Hitch Receiver, 160,000 +/-miles.

 

The vehicles are available for inspection at the Town Main Office at 45 East Main Street (Items A)and at the R. H. Dean Recreation Park at 625 Sixth Street (Items B) in Luray during normal business hours. The vehicles may be started, but not driven, due to insurance requirements.  The vehicles will be sold "As Is", with no warranty of goods or service expressed/implied.   For persons interested in bidding, a Bid Instruction Sheet is available at the Town Office at 45 East Main Street in Luray, Virginia 22835. This sheet describes the Bid Process and requirements, as well as the date and time when bids are due.   Town officials, employees, and/or their immediate families, are prohibited from bidding.

 

  • 10.15.18  APPOINTMENT OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PARKS & RECREATION.  The Town of Luray announces the appointment of Dakota S. Baker to the position of Superintendent of Parks & Recreation.  READ MORE
  • 10.1.18 The Lake Arrowhead Playground is currently closed (until further notice) due to maintenance & repair work.
  • At their October 10, 2018 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed the following issues and took these actions. (click to read)
  • At their September 25, 2018 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed the following issues and took these actions. (click to read)
  • 9.24.18: 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 will begin on September 24, 2018. This pattern will continue for approximately 6-8 weeks. The Contractor will re-open the impacted areas as soon as possible. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • 9.24.18: The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you of: New Sewer Line Installation West Main Street -Stoplight to the Bridge In Front of the Church, Bank, NWCS - Work will be completed primarily during the Work Day, with some Evening & Night work probable. The Contractor, Orders Construction, will maintain One-Way Traffic with delineated detours around the Work Areas. Several Days will have Restricted Movement onto Vogt Place. The Contractor will coordinate these in advance with local businesses.  This Construction Period will begin October 1, 2018, and possibly continue through Friday, October 12, 2018 ( dependent on progress and the weather). PLEASE BE ALERT FOR THE SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC INTERRUPTIONS THAT MAY AFFECT DRIVING AND TURNING IN THIS SECTOR. FULL TRAFFIC CLOSURES MAY BE NECESSARY FROM TIME TO TIME.  Dust, noise, traffic delays, and loose gravel will likely occur.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • 9.11.18: The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you of Road Excavation & Sewer Line Work West Main Street from the Stoplight to Vogt Place In Front of the Church and Bank.  Work will be completed primarily At Night, with Some Evening work possible. The Contractor, Orders Construction, will try to maintain One-Way Traffic with delineated detours around the Work Areas. This Construction will begin on Monday night, September 17, 2018, and possibly continue through the morning of Saturday, September 29, 2018, (weather and traffic dependent). PLEASE BE ALERT FOR THE SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC INTERRUPTIONS THAT MAY AFFECT DRIVING AND TURNING IN THIS SECTOR. FULL TRAFFIC CLOSURES MAY BE NECESSARY FROM TIME TO TIME.  Dust, noise, traffic delays, and loose gravel will likely occur. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

 

 

  • 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

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  • 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.

 

  • REVISED NOTICE: The Town of Luray Police and Public Works Departments wish to inform you that the following street section will have an ALTERED TRAFFIC PATTERN:

West Main Street - Local Traffic Only - From the Traffic Light to Vogt Place ONE WAY ONLY.  The New Traffic Pattern is due to: Bridge Replacement-Street Closure

New Traffic Pattern will begin: Monday, June 16, 2018 at 9:00 am and will continue through the street closure period until two-way traffic is restored on West Main Street.  CLICK HERE for more details.

 

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: The Town of Luray Police and Public Works Departments wish to inform you that the following SIDEWALK section will be: CLOSED TO PEDESTRIANS:
  • MEMORIAL DRIVE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: The Town held a bid opening on May 1, 2018.  The results are as follows:

Bidder Name:                                                 Total Base Bid:

Kanawha Stone Company                             $566,000.00

Kickin Asphalt Paving & Excavating             $440,000.00

Pettit Paving                                                    $500,375.00

 

The Town and its engineer, Racey Engineering, will be evaluating proposals to ensures responsiveness over the next few days.

 

A formal Notice of Intent to Award will be forthcoming, once we complete our review and gain concurrence from VDOT.

 

 

 

 

  • 2018 Holiday Waste Management Schedule:

 

 

 

 

 

 

DROUGHT/LOW WATER SUPPLY STATUS

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

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

CURRENT DESIGNATOR

STATUS LEVEL

DECLARATION DATE  |  DATE RESCINDED

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