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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Presidents Day holiday affects trash collection, city services


Feb. 14, 2024 —

Here’s a look at how these city offices, departments, or services will be affected by the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 19. 

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

City, Army Corps of Engineers to study sea level rise


Jan. 17, 2024 — The City of Hampton and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will work together to investigate flooding along coastal regions and rivers on the Peninsula that is exacerbated by sea level rise.

The city and the Norfolk district of the U.S. Army ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Trash, recycling calendar will be mailed, but you can get copy online


Jan. 5, 2024 - Hampton's Public Works team is making some adjustments to the trash and recycling calendar for 2024, so they will arrive later than usual. However, you don't need to wait. Download and print you own copy. You can also click here for an exte...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Website gets a makeover to become livelier and more visual

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Jan. 8, 2024 — Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 9, the website will get a makeover. The design uses our new branding, putting the city logo larger and in the top left. It uses the brighter waves of color that are part of our palette. This sam...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Get free 2024 Hampton calendars at libraries, community centers


Jan. 16, 2024 — Free Hampton calendars for 2024 are available at all city libraries, community and neighborhood centers, the Hampton History Museum, and the lobby of City Hall.

The calendars feature original artwork by the artist in the city's Marketing an...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Mallory Street Bridge work will cause some nighttime delays on I-64


Sept. 11, 2023 - Installation of new bridge girders for the Mallory Street Bridge will cause some nighttime delays on Interstate 64, both eastbound and westbound under the bridge, as well as on the bridge itself.

Bridge improvements are part of the work to...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 27, 2023

UPDATE: Mugler Bridge to Fort Monroe has reopened


Nov. 21, 2023 - The Mugler Bridge between Phoebus and Fort Monroe has reopened after a closure for repairs and maintenance.

The bridge on Mellen Street that connects Phoebus to Fort Monroe was closed to cars and pedestrians for about three weeks for emerge...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 18, 2023

Hampton called “a national leader” at groundbreaking for Lake Hampton resiliency project


Aug 18, 2023 – Hampton broke ground Friday morning on the first of three innovative resiliency projects designed primarily to reduce the impact of flooding on the area around Newmarket Creek. 

“These projects aim for innovative ways to manage stor...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Hampton gets $13 million toward Armistead Ave. flood reduction


Aug. 31, 2023 - Hampton will receive more than $13 million toward the project to rebuild a portion of Armistead Avenue that frequently floods. It was by far the largest of the 17 hazard mitigation grants announced this week. 

The grant funding is ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Construction begins on new modern Wythe Fire Station


Sept. 8, 2023 - A ceremonial groundbreaking today kicked off construction on a new fire station for the Wythe area. The existing 80-year-old station doesn't accommodate modern fire equipment, which is larger and heavier than it was then.

"It's been a ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Drainage project under way to relieve flooding in Merrimac Shores neighborhood


July 27, 2016 - Work continues on a new Public Works drainage project in the Merrimac Shores neighborhood. The project is designed to divert stormwater under the roadway instead of across it, helping to reduce flooding that frequently blocks Catesby Jones...

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