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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.


City of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina



FY 2022-2023

Pursuant to G.S. 143-129, interested parties are invited to submit sealed bids to accomplish “Asphalt Overlay” for the City of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

Bids will be received by the Finance Department at Roanoke Rapids City Hall, 1040 Roanoke Avenue until March 29, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.  At that time, the proposals received will be publicly opened and read. Any bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered.  Each sealed envelope containing a bid must be plainly marked on the outside as “Bid for Asphalt Overlay”.

Instructions for submitting bids and the accompanying specifications and bid conditions may be obtained at the Roanoke Rapids Finance Department, 1040 Roanoke Avenue, during normal business hours. Bid packets can also be accessed via the City’s website at www.roanokerapidsnc.com.

A five percent (5%) bid deposit is required and must accompany all bid proposals in the form of cash, certified check or cashier’s check made payable to the City of Roanoke Rapids, or by a surety bond, as required by North Carolina law (G.S. 143-129).

Bidders will be required to comply with all applicable statutes, regulations, etc., and those attached to and made a part of the bid.

The City of Roanoke Rapids encourages the participation of minority and historically underutilized business enterprises.

The City of Roanoke Rapids reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals.

The department has 47 full time employees dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the infrastructures and appearances of Roanoke Rapids.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Contact Information:

Phone: 252-533-2846

Fax: 252-533-2851

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Public Works Divisions

 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. Regular service work and most day to day repairs are performed in house. 

Leaf Collection Notification

  • Leaf Collection

    The Property Maintenance Department collects loose leaves November - February. 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 sidewalk or street. Do not rake or...

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