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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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NOTICE:  The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you of Street & Sidewalk Construction at North Broad Street/US 340 Business North, Between Mechanic Street and the Traffic Light.  This Construction Period will begin on Monday, November 18, 2019 and may continue through Friday, November 22, 2019. (weather permitting).  PLEASE BE ALERT FOR THE SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC INTERRUPTIONS THAT MAY AFFECT DRIVING AND WALKING IN THIS SECTOR. Work includes milling, patching and paving activities, material deliveries for sidewalk replacement, sidewalk finishing, and utility cut patching near North Alley. Dust, noise, traffic delays, and loose gravel will likely occur. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

 

NOTICE:  The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you that Street Milling & Paving Activities will be occurring on West Main Street Between Bank Street and the Traffic Light.  The work will begin on Monday, November 18, 2019, and may continue through Friday, November 22, 2019 (weather dependent). Dust, noise, congestion, new traffic patterns, and uneven pavement will occur during these times. The Contractor will periodically provide one-lane traffic with cones and flagging operations. At times, eastbound traffic will be detoured on Bank or Haw ks bill Street. West bound traffic will continue in alternate lanes. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

NOTICE:  The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you of: PAL Parking Lot Entrance Replacement North Broad Street/US 340 Business North Lower Entrance closest to the PAL Building. This Construction Period will begin on Monday, November 18, 2019 and continue through at least Friday, November 22, 2019 (weather permitting). PLEASE BE ALERT FOR THE SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC INTERUPTIONS THAT MAY AFFECT DRIVING AND WALKING IN THIS SECTOR. The new Entrance will remain CLOSED until the concrete has cured enough for support of vehicle traffic. Please use alternate parking lot access pedestrian routes during this period. The other two lot entrances will remain open. Dust, noise, traffic delays, and loose gravel will likely occur. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

 

NOTICE:  At their November 12, 2019 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions.  (click to read).

 

NOTICE:  The Town of Luray Parks & Recreation Department wants to inform you that the following section of the Hawksbill Greenway Trail will be CLOSED TO PEDESTRIANS: Greenway Trail Orange Section, North and South side access to the pedestrian bridge that crosses the Hawksbill Creek.  Closure will be begin Tuesday, November 12, 2019 and continue through the completion of the repair project (estimated 1 month)Click here for more information.  Click Here to view the map of the trail closure.

 

EVENTS:  CLICK HERE to find out about the Town of Luray's 2019 Holiday Event Schedule.

 

There is so much to love about Luray.  We'd love to hear from you about our Town. Let us know what you love about Luray by clicking here.  Tell us your story. We'll share some of them at our Council meetings and on our social media. Thanks for letting us know why you love Luray!  #loveluray

 

NOTICE:  At their October 15 2019 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions.  (click to read)

 

REGISTRATION OPEN:  Registration is now open for our 2019 Christmas Parade.  Click here to complete the online registration form.

 

NOTICE:  At their September 9 2019 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions.  (click to read)

 

MESSAGE FROM LURAY PARKS & REC:

Event Changes 2020 - Festival of Spring to be Replaced with Two New Events

The Town of Luray will be making some big changes to their 2020 event schedule! The biggest change will be that after 15 years, the Festival of Spring will not return to the Town’s annual lineup of events. In keeping up with event trends, the Town will be partnering with Luray Downtown Initiative (LDI) to bring a new event to the lineup – the Downtown Get Down! This new event will take place in June of 2020, and will consist of food, tunes, and brews! This food truck and music festival will have the same footprint as the historic Festival of Spring, and will take place on East and West Main Streets from the train tracks on East Main to Ruffner Plaza. Join us in welcoming summer. Spend the day downtown eating until your heart is content, shopping, grabbing a drink, playing yard games like cornhole and giant Jenga, and enjoying the sights and sounds of multiple music stages throughout the event. A fun day for the whole family!

The second addition to the 2020 event lineup will be the continuation of the Annual Sunflower Festival in the fall. This multi-partnership collaboration with Page Alliance for Community Action (PACA), Luray Downtown Initiative (LDI), The Town of Luray (TOL) and Page Valley Arts Council (PVAC) brings a splash of yellow to our wonderful community as we welcome fall in Luray! Next year, multiple acres of sunflowers will be planted at Ralph H. Dean Recreation Park. Join the Town in welcoming autumn for the 2nd Annual Sunflower Festival. Clip sunflowers, buy something from our local craft vendors, take a ride on the hay ride, enjoy the petting zoo, hay maze, and other various kids activities then head downtown to continue the celebration and dine and shop at our local businesses! A fun day for the entire family to enjoy.

Stay tuned and follow the Town of Luray on Facebook as well as Instagram (@townofluray) for updates and more information about these exciting new events coming to Luray in 2020.

Follow Luray Downtown Initiative on Facebook and Instragram (@downtownluray) for additional updates and things to do in Downtown Luray!

 

EVENT:  Luray to host its First Annual Sunflower Festival on September 14, 2019. Click to Read Details.

 

ANNUAL DRINKING WATER REPORT: 2018 Report   |   Public Notice

 

NOTICE: Water Rookie of the Year Award

At the 30th Annual Virginia Rural Water Conference, David Sedwick received the award for Water Rookie of the Year. This award is awarded to an operator who is starting in the water field. David worked at the Wastewater Plant for over 20 years, and in 2018 transferred to the Water Treatment Plant.  David started at the Water Plant in August 2018, and in November 2018, David passed his water license exam. David is now a licensed water operator. David has been, and continues to be, a huge asset to the Water Treatment Plant here in Luray!

 

Notice:  Fiscal Year 2020 Budget - A Public Hearing is scheduled for Monday, May 13th at 7:00 pm  View Budget

 

Waste Management 2019 Holiday Schedule:

  • MEMORIAL DAY - MONDAY, MAY 27 - TRASH WILL BE ON A 1 DAY DELAY
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY - THURSDAY, JULY 4 - TRASH WILL BE ON A 1 DAY DELAY
  • LABOR DAY - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 - TRASH WILL BE ON A 1 DAY DELAY
  • THANKSGIVING - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28 - TRASH WILL BE ON A 1 DAY DELAY
  • CHRISTMAS - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25 - TRASH WILL BE ON A 1 DAY DELAY

 

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

 

 

  • 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

                                       

 

 

 

 

 

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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