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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Radford, Montgomery County, Pulaski County, Blacksburg, and Christiansburg Cancel Spring Youth Ball

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In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, and due to Governor Northam’s Stay at Home Order, the City of Radford, Montgomery County, Pulaski County, and the towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg have canceled spring youth baseball and ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Crews installing signs along Huckleberry Trail this week

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A contractor is installing new directional signage along the Town of Christiansburg portion of the Huckleberry Trail this week. The work will occur off to the sides of the trail, and the trail will remain open during these installations.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Health Task Force continues drive-thru tests, NRV Mall site added

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This week, the Montgomery County Public Health Task Force continues to operate drive-thru testing sites, as part of the regional COVID-19 public health response. A site will operate on Monday, April 6 at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg. Testin...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Temporary lane closures April 8-9 for VDOT project on I-81 Exit 114

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I-81 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT EXIT 114 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY 

The bridge replacement of the two Interstate 81 bridges over Route 8 is underway. Traffic has moved onto the new bridge. Temporary lane closures, traffic shifts and road detours may be nece...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Montgomery County, Towns of Blacksburg & Christiansburg Close Playgrounds to the Public April 2

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In response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Montgomery County and the towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg are closing all playgrounds, public restrooms, and basketball courts effective at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 2. For the safety of our community, the clo...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Health Task Force activates drive-thru testing for COVID-19

Christiansburg Town Hall

The Montgomery County Public Health Task Force has established drive-thru testing, assessment and referral sites, as part of the regional COVID-19 public health response. The first site, open today, March 31, is at Blacksburg High School. These are closed...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Installation of pavement markings may cause temporary traffic delays over next two weeks

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Starting Wednesday, April 1, the Town of Christiansburg will have a contractor (Clatterbuck Pavement Markings, Inc.) install pavement markings between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The contractor is expected to complete the pavement markings in the next two weeks, we...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Chrisman Mill Crossing closed April 6-10

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The railroad crossing at Chrisman Mill will be closed April 6 through April 10, weather permitting. Norfolk Southern will be performing upgrades to the crossing signal as part of the ongoing improvement project. The contractor realigning the crossing will...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Door-To-Door Covid-19 Testing Services Are Not Legitimate

Christiansburg Town Hall

There are reports of individuals knocking on residents’ doors in our area, and offering to provide or sell COVID-19 testing kits and services.

THIS IS NOT LEGITIMATE.

There are no authorized medical workers providing door-to-door testing services ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Public Health Task Force offers COVID-19 video and podcast

Christiansburg Town Hall

Following this week’s announcement of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the New River Health District, the Montgomery County Public Health Task Force urges everyone to remain informed and help prevent the spread of the illness.

To that end,...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

UPDATE: Parks and Recreation and Aquatics Cancellations and Closures Extended

Christiansburg Town Hall

In order to protect the health and safety of our community and help reduce the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the current closure of the Blacksburg Recreation Center, Blacksburg Aquatic Center, Christiansburg Recreation Center and Christiansburg Aquati...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Montgomery County, Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg Close Government Facilities to the Public

Christiansburg Town Hall

Montgomery County, Town of Blacksburg, and Town of Christiansburg Close Government Facilities to the Public Mar. 20

A message from County Administrator, Craig Meadows, Town of Blacksburg Manager, Marc Verniel, and Town of Christiansburg Manager, Randy Wing...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Spring Cleanup will run April 11-24

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This year’s Spring Cleanup in the Town of Christiansburg is still on schedule and will be held April 11-24.

Each year, Christiansburg Public Works offers Spring and Fall Cleanup – free special collection events when residents may place ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Montgomery County, Blacksburg, Christiansburg Proactively Declare Local State of Emergency

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A message from County Administrator Craig Meadows, Town of Blacksburg Manager Marc Verniel, and Town of Christiansburg Manager Randy Wingfield

March 17, 2020: Effective Mar. 17, 2020, Montgomery County, the Town of Blacksburg, and the Town of Christiansbur...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Christiansburg Farmers Market accepting 2020 season applications

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The Christiansburg Farmers Market is entering its sixth season and is currently seeking 2020 vendors! Interested vendors should apply by April 17 at 5 p.m. Visit www.christiansburg.org/farmersmarket for an application. Please review the vendor regulations...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Town of Christiansburg, Montgomery County prepare for Census 2020

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Mid-March marks the launch of the 2020 Census, which is conducted every 10 years. Individuals will be asked to provide basic information about every adult, child, and baby residing at each household within Montgomery County, including the Town of Blacksbu...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Food Lion recycling drop-off site closing April 1, other sites to follow

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The Town of Christiansburg will be closing its recycling drop-off sites over the next five months, beginning with the site on Cambria Street, which will close on Feb. 1.

The Town has been offering curbside recycling service to its residents since July 1, 2...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

North Franklin Corridor Improvements Project underway

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The N. Franklin Street Corridor Improvements Project is designed to improve traffic flow and safety along N. Franklin Street, while also increasing accessibility for pedestrians. The project includes ramp modifications to Route 460-Business, traffic signa...

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