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Main 252-533-2800
Hours Mon - Fri 8:30AM - 5:00PM

The Public Works Department is responsible for fleet maintenance, street and alley maintenance, sanitation services, traffic control, upkeep of City buildings and grounds, and Cedarwood Cemetery.

The department has 39 full time employees dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the infrastructures and appearances of Roanoke Rapids.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Thursday: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Contact Information:

Phone: 252-533-2846

Fax: 252-533-2851

Mr. Chalker's Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Fleet Maintenance

Fleet maintenance provides preventive and repair maintenance to 250 pieces of rolling stock. The division is staffed with 3 mechanics and the Garage Superintendent.

Leaf Collection Notification

  • Leaf Collection Notifications

    Loose leaf collection for Dec. 6th: Trucks are collecting on Roanoke Avenue in preparation for the Christmas Parade.        Crews work a daily assigned route and cannot take special requests or special arrangements. Loose leaf piles should be placed behind the curb or edge of pavement without blocking the...

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