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Posted on: January 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Crews to Focus on Treating City Streets

With this weekend's winter storm system resulting in light snow, sleet, and freezing rain, crews are now focusing their efforts on treating city streets with chemicals. Citizens are encouraged to be especially careful when driving, as icy conditions persist on area roads, especially side streets.

Updates on the city’s response to winter weather events are shared through MyRoanoke notifications, as well as Facebook and Twitter

Important Phone Numbers to Remember:

  • Reserve 9-1-1 calls for medical, fire, or police emergencies.
  • To report a power outage, please call AEP at 800-956-4237 or report it online at
  • To report problems related to water mains in the city, please contact the Western Virginia Water Authority at 540-853-5700.


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