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Emergency Alerts

29 Alerts
January 27, 2018 7:26 AM

Water Usage Restriction Lifted

Public Utilities Crews have completed all major water line repairs.

The mandatory water usage restriction, issued January 26th, is no longer in effect.

January 26, 2018 4:55 PM

City of Petersburg Issues Mandatory Water Usage Restriction

Due to multiple water line breaks in the City, a mandatory reduction of water consumption has been issued today for Petersburg utility customers. Public Utilities Crews are currently responding and are expected to work through the evening to repair the...

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January 24, 2018 11:17 AM

Emergency Server Repairs at City Hall

Due to emergency repairs to the server, the Office of Billing and Collections cannot accept any payments today (1/24) between 1pm-3pm. Online payments will also be suspended during that time frame.

January 23, 2018 9:07 PM

Scheduled Power Outage

On Wednesday, January 24: Between the hours of 1pm-3pm, portions of High Street will experience a power outage due to demolition in the area.

January 21, 2018 6:51 PM

Boil Notice Lifted

The boil water notice for:
Pleasants Lane from Dupuy Road to E. Valor Road, N. Valor Road and S. Valor Road
Valor Road from Pleasants Lane to Young’s Road, to include Magnolia Farms area.
is now lifted and no longer in effect.

January 19, 2018 4:23 PM

Boil Water Notice - January 19, 2018

A boil water notice has been issued for Pleasants Lane from Dupuy Road to E. Valor Road, N. Valor Road and S. Valor Road. Valor Road from Pleasants Lane to Young’s Road, to include Magnolia Farms area.

January 18, 2018 4:33 PM

Boil Notice Lifted - Jan. 18

The boil water notice for High St. from Lafayette St. to University Blvd. and Plum St. from Hurt St. to Cross St. is no longer in effect.

Public Utilities was able to quickly complete the repair under pressure, so water service was not turned off.

January 18, 2018 2:17 PM

Boil Water Notice Issued - January 18, 2018

Due to a water main break, there is currently a boil water notice for: High St. from Lafayette to University and Plum St. from Hurt to Cross.

January 17, 2018 8:08 PM

Delayed Opening - January 18, 2018

Due to inclement weather, City government offices will open at 10:00am on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Bus service will begin at 8:15am using snow routes. More information at petersburgva.gov

January 16, 2018 9:11 PM

Petersburg Government Offices Closed Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Due to Inclement Weather, Petersburg Government Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

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January 14, 2018 9:58 AM

All Boil Water Notices have been lifted

All boil water notices for the City of Petersburg are now lifted and no longer in effect.

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January 9, 2018 6:47 PM

Boil Water Notice - 1.9.18

Due to waterline repairs, there is now a boil water notice in place for the following areas:
Intersection of Bank Street and Washington Street, East to the City Limits
Intersection of Washington Street and Bank Street, South to Seige Rd

January 9, 2018 11:19 AM

Waterline Repairs will cause low water pressure

Due to waterline repairs, residents in the area of E. Washington Street & Monument Avenue and Halifax Road & Custer Street will experience low water pressure throughout the day.

At this time, we DO NOT anticipate issuing a boil water notice for this...

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January 8, 2018 3:54 PM

Petersburg Offices Closed on January 12th and 15th

City government offices will be closed on Friday, January 12th and Monday, January 15th in observance of Lee-Jackson Day and Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday respectively. Closed offices include: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Parks & Leisure Services,...

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January 8, 2018 11:48 AM

Power Restored to Petersburg Library

Power has been restored. The Petersburg Public Library will open as usual today, January 8, 2018.

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January 8, 2018 11:23 AM

Petersburg Library Closed Today, 1/8/18

Due to a power outage, the Petersburg Public Library will be closed today, January 8, 2018.

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January 4, 2018 6:24 PM

Petersburg Government Offices Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on Friday, January 5, 2018.

January 4, 2018 7:42 AM

Petersburg Government Offices Closed Thursday, January 4, 2018

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

January 4, 2018 12:11 AM

Petersburg Government Offices Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

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December 31, 2017 7:12 PM

Update - Sycamore St. Waterline Repair

Repairs to the waterline break on Sycamore St. are still ongoing. The repairs needed are more substantial than initially discovered.

While crews continue to work, the boil notice is still in place for: Intersection of Bank St. & Adams St., N. To the...

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December 29, 2017 6:11 PM

Sycamore St. Waterline Break - Update

Crews continue to work through the evening to repair the Waterline break on Sycamore St.

The boil water notice is still in place for: The intersection of Bank & Adams St., N. To the Appomattox River, & W. To Canal St/Fleet St/Univ. Blvd

December 29, 2017 9:33 AM

Urgent - Boil Water Notice for some Petersburg Residents

There is currently a boil water notice in effect for the following areas: The intersection of Bank and Adams Streets, North to the river and West to Canel and Fleet Streets.

December 29, 2017 1:17 AM

Waterline break in Old Town Area of Petersburg

Due to a waterline break, businesses and residents in the area between Bollingbrook Street and W. Old Street may experience either low water pressure or no water.
Once water service returns, a boil water notice will be in effect for the aforementioned...

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December 22, 2017 12:48 PM

Boil Water Notice Lifted

The boil water notice for residents in the area of I-85, S. Sycamore St., W. South Blvd., and Johnson Road is now lifted.
Repairs to the waterline break on Johnson Road at the Tanglewood and Lieutenant's Run Apartment Complexes were completed earlier in...

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January 24, 2017 5:09 PM

N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore S& Mars Street will close at 7pm 1/24/17

Due to a storm drain repair the north and south bound lanes of N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore Street and Mars Street will close to thru traffic at 7p.m. on 1/24/17 and open at approximately 7 a.m. 1/25/17. A detour will be provided.

January 10, 2017 5:24 PM

PAT operating on regular schedule 1/11/2016. Two Routes remain on snow routes

PAT operating on regular schedule 1/11/2016. Two Routes remain on snow routes: Washington Street and County Dr.

January 9, 2017 9:40 AM

PAT Operating Limited Routes

PAT will only be operating the following routes: Washington Street, S. Crater Road, Blandford, Mall Plaza and portions of Southpark Route.

January 8, 2017 3:05 PM

City of Petersburg Government Offices Delayed Opening on Monday 1-9. Courts Closed

Petersburg government offices will be opening at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 9th. Petersburg Area Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay on snow routes only and all Petersburg Courts Closed. For additional instruction from the City of Petersburg during...

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January 7, 2017 11:36 AM

Emergency Numbers

FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911 FOR NON-EMERGENCY CALL 804-732-4222

Street Closures

24 Alerts
January 30, 2018 8:13 PM

I-95 Update

All travel lanes on the mainline of I-95 south are now open following earlier crash near mm 52. The ramp from Wythe St. remains closed. Drivers are encouraged to use an alternate route. Backup is now 3 miles.

January 30, 2018 4:13 PM

I-95 Update

4:09PM Update: Backup now 4.5 miles on I-95 south due to crash near Washington St. (mm 52) in Petersburg. Left lane now OPEN. Right & center lanes remain closed. Continue to expect delays.

January 30, 2018 3:11 PM

All SB lanes are now CLOSED on I-95 in #Petersburg due to an accident

All SB lanes are now CLOSED on I-95 in #Petersburg near Washington St. (mm 52) due to a crash. Traffic is getting by using the left shoulder. NB lanes are open. Backup is 3 miles. Use an alternate route to avoid delays. #RVAtraffic #VAtraffic

November 2, 2017 9:14 AM

University Blvd Closed on Friday, 11/3/17

Fleet Street (University Blvd) bridge will be closed from Grove Avenue to College Avenue from 6:00am - 7:00pm.

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October 30, 2017 12:19 PM

Street Closure 10.30.17 - 11.3.17

From October 30 - November 3, Columbia Gas will close the 1800 Block of E. Blvd and Intersection of E Blvd and Weyanoke St. to pave gas cuts.

October 20, 2017 12:16 PM

Halloween Half Marathon & 5K Road Closures

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, October 21, 2017 for the Petersburg Halloween Half Marathon & 5K:
• All lanes on S. Crater Road will be closed during the race times of 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM
• Flank Road will be cleared for regular...

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October 18, 2017 4:16 PM

Road Closure through Friday, October 20th

Columbia Gas will continue to close East Blvd from South Blvd to Glenroy in order to pave multiple Gas cuts. This closure will continue through Friday, October 20, 2017.

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October 17, 2017 12:28 PM

Road Closure - October 17, 2017

Dominion Energy has an emergency pole replacement and will have one southbound lane closed on Maycox St at S Crater Rd.

Residents will have access to their properties. Traffic control set up will be monitored by the City.

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October 13, 2017 1:18 PM

Homecoming Parade Road Closures

The following streets will be closed on Saturday 10/14/17 for the Virginia State University Homecoming Parade:

West Washington between Madison and Sycamore will be closed at 6:00 am for Parade formation.

Closed from 9:00 am-12:00 pm are:

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January 25, 2017 4:59 PM

The North and south bound lanes of N. Sycamore St between Fillmore St and Mars St closed until 1/26

Due to a storm drain repair the north and south bound lanes of N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore Street and Mars Street will remain closed to thru traffic until approximately 5p.m. 1/26/17. A detour will be provided.

January 23, 2017 12:06 PM

Northbound Lane of Sycamore Street at Fillmore is closed

Due to a needed street repair the NB Lane of Sycamore Street at Fillmore Street is closed.

November 17, 2016 11:36 AM

Lane Closure at 25 E. Washington Street and 1900 block of Westchester Drive - 11/18

On 11/18, Columbia Gas will have a lane closure at 25 E. Washington St and 1900 block of Westchester Dr, for gas line installation.

July 20, 2016 9:13 AM

LAND CLOSURE 7/20-7/22 on S Crater Road Between Wagner Road and Cavalier Drive

Columbia Gas will have a lane closure on S. Crater Rd between Wagner Rd and Cavalier Dr., to complete gas service connects and pave.

July 6, 2016 3:58 PM

LANE CLOSURE - 7/7 S. Crater Rd between Wagner Rd and Cavalier Dr

. Businesses will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.

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May 19, 2016 12:30 PM

STREET CLOSURE 5/20/16 S. Crater Rd at Sycamore

Businesses will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.

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May 6, 2016 1:50 PM

STREET CLOSURE - 5/9 Right Lane at 700 Block of Halifax Street

On 5/9/16, Columbia Gas will have a right lane closure at 700 block of Halifax Street to install new gas service. Residents will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.

May 5, 2016 1:41 PM

ROAD CLOSURE - 5/9 North Blvd at Ivy Gates

North Blvd at Ivy Gates will be closed on 5/9/2016. Dominion Power will be replacing a damaged pole.

May 5, 2016 1:38 PM

STREET CLOSURE - 5/5-5/7 Right Lane on 2nd Street from Bollingbrook to Pelham

From 5/5/16 - 5/7/16 Buckley Cable will be installing Fiber Optics. The right lane on 2nd Street from Bollingbrook to Pelham will be closed weather permitting.

May 2, 2016 11:39 AM

ROAD CLOSURE 5/3/16 - 18 S. Little Church Street

On 5/3/16 Columbia Gas will be closing 18 S. Little Church Street to replace gas services. Detours will be in place. Residents will have access to their properties and the City will be checking on Traffic control set up.

May 2, 2016 11:36 AM

ROAD CLOSURE 5/4-5/11 - Indiana Lane Between Washington St. and W. Wythe St.

Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties

April 19, 2016 8:59 AM

STREET CLOSING 4/21/15 - 400 Block of Bradford Lane

Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties

April 19, 2016 8:58 AM

STREET CLOSING - 4/20 Right Lane at 2463 County Dr.

On 4/20/16, Richard Crowder will be closing the right lane at 2463 County Dr, to pave turn lane. Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.

April 4, 2016 10:56 AM

4/5/2016 Street Closing S Sycamore St. between E. Tuckahoe St. and Weyanoke St.

On 4/5/16 the City will be replacing a broken main line pole and S. Sycamore Street between E. Tuckahoe Street and Weyanoke Street will be closed. Residents and Business will have access to their properties.

April 4, 2016 10:47 AM

STREET CLOSING 4/4/16 - St Matthew St. between Virginia Ave and Mark Street

On April 4, 2016 Virginia Power will be closing St. Matthew Street between Virginia Ave. and Mark St. to replace poles.

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