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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

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  • 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
  • The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you of: Retaining Wall Modification South Court Street near Court Lane.  The Contractor, Springview Landscaping, will conduct Two-Way Traffic under Intermittent Flagging Operations. This Construction Period will begin on Monday, November 19, 2018, and continue through at least Friday, November 30, 2018 (time frame is dependent on progress and the weather).  PLEASE BE ALERT FOR THE SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC INTERRUPTIONS THAT MAY AFFECT DRIVING AND TURNING IN THIS SECTOR. Dust, noise, traffic delays, and loose gravel will likely occur. Large vehicles, personnel, and construction equipment will be co­-located near the travel lanes. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • At their November 13, 2018 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed the following issues and took these actions. (click to read)
  • 2019 Festival of Spring Event Information - CLICK HERE to learn more!
  • 10.30.18: The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to inform you of: Intersection & Roadway Construction on 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.  An Alternate Travel Route Detour will be posted.  This Construction Period will begin Monday, October 29, 2018 and continue through Tuesday, December 18, 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.  Dust, noise, traffic delays , and loose gravel will likely occur.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. (click to read)
  • 10.30.18: The Town of Luray Police and Public Works and Departments wish to inform you that the following Street Section will be Closed to through vehicle traffic - Local Traffic & Residents Allowed: Mount View Drive between Eden Road & Reservoir Avenue. Closure is due to: Road Shoulder Construction and Milling & Paving.  Construction Period will begin Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 10:00 am and continue through Friday, November 2, 2018 (weather permitting). Please use Alternate Travel Routes until the Street Section is re-opened by the Contractor and the Town.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. (click to read)
  • 10.22.18 Registration for our Christmas Parade is now open!  REGISTER ONLINE HERE or print your registration form and return to the Luray Christmas Parade Committee, P.O. Box 629, Luray, VA 22835.  Application Deadline is Monday, December 3, 2018CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS!
  • 10.22.18: 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 October 15, 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. (click to read)
  • 10.22.18: 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 26, 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.  (click to read)
  • 10.1.18 The Lake Arrowhead Playground is currently closed (until further notice) due to maintenance & repair work.
  • The Luray Town Office will be CLOSED, in observance of Columbus Day, on Monday, October 8, 2018.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, October 9.  Should you have a Utilities Emergency, please contact the Page County Sherrif's Office at 540.743.6571, Option #4.  If you would like to leave a payment, please use the Drop Box located at the Front of the Building or the drive-up box, located at the rear of the parking lot.
  • At their September 25, 2018 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed the following issues and took these actions. (click to read)
  • 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

                                       

 

 

  • 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:

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STATUS LEVEL

DECLARATION DATE  |  DATE RESCINDED

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