Construction continues in Shenandoah Farms

The County of Warren Public Works continues with Phase IV construction in Shenandoah Farms.

This project is expected to take six months to complete, and it began in November.

They are currently working on the subgrade and drainage work from Old Oregon Road back towards box culvert #3, another set of culverts is set to arrive next month.

The total cost of this project is $1.6 million and is a revenue sharing project funded by Warren County, the Virginia Department of
Transportation, and the Shenandoah Farms Sanitary District.

The Public Works Department is committed to completing this project and will continue to issue updates as construction continues.

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Milling and paving to begin in Front Royal

The Town of Front Royal has announced that milling and paving operations will begin on Monday, November 13th between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm.

The work will continue through December 1, 2023.

The crew will be working on the following streets: Braxton Road from Leach Street to Polk Avenue, Manassas Avenue from Happy Creek Road to E. 6th Street and E. 6th Street from Commerce Avenue to Happy Creek Road.

There will be partial street closures and flagging operations in place.

If you have any questions, please contact Public Works at 540-635-7819.

Christmas tree collections in Front Royal

The Town of Front Royal began Christmas tree collections on January 4th and will continue throughout the month.

Collections will be made each Wednesday in January including the 11th, 18th, and 25th.

Please place live trees at the curb where trash is normally collected no later than 7:00 AM and make sure all ornaments, tinsel, and stands are removed.

Trees with root balls will not be accepted.

January 25th is the last day that yard waste will be accepted until March 29th.

If you have any questions, contact Public Works.

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Sewer repairs leave roads closed

The Town of Front Royal will be making sewer repairs May 1-4 from 7 pm to 6 am.

The repairs will leave portions of Crescent Street from Main Street to Chester Street closed.

Peyton Street will also be closed from Royal Avenue to Chester Street.

Snyder Environmental Services have been contracted for the repairs and will have signs in place at their work location.

Motorists should use caution in this area and may need to plan alternate routes.

If you have any questions please contact the Public Works department.

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Water main break on Virginia Avenue

The Town of Front Royal’s Water and Sewer Department is responding to a water main break on Virginia Avenue between 9th and 11th Street.

Portion’s of Virginia Avenue will be closed while repairs are being made.

Homes in this area will also experience little to no water pressure during the repairs.

Be aware of road crews and signage when traveling through this area.

Once water is returned, residents are encouraged to run their faucets to clear discoloration and air in the repaired lines.

For questions or concerns, call Public Works or if it’s after hours, utilize the non-emergency police department number.

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Front Royal Public Works continue to treat the roads

In a post from the town of Front Royal Public Works the announcement was made that road crews are treating town roads.

Public Works is asking that citizens stay off the roads during the storm.

Less traffic helps the crews clear the roads faster and easier.

Any updates on the work is being posted on the town website at

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Old trash cans being collected in Winchester and new ones available

If you have an unwanted trash can in good condition collection will take place Oct. 5 in Winchester.

The cans will be recycled for those who need one for yard debris or other purposes.

Have your can at the curbside early on Tues. Oct. 5.

If you have an old can that you wish to have disposed of place it at the curb on your trash day with a note to take it away.

Anyone in need of an additional trash receptacle can pick one up at the city yard on E. Cork St. Oct. 6 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for pick up while supplies last.

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Front Royal Water & Sewer Department testing

The Town of Front Royal Water & Sewer Department will be testing sanitary sewer pipes and storm sewer pipes September 21, through October 29, 2021 The work is scheduled between 7 am and 5 pm, weather permitting.  Door hangers will be hung weekly to inform residents of the testing in their area.  The tests will be conducted using smoke. The smoke should not enter the premises unless a leak is present. Smoke may enter your home or business through a washer discharge pipe, bathrooms that are seldom used and basement floor drains. If smoke enters your home or business, immediately open doors and windows and turn on all bathroom exhaust fans and the kitchen range hood. This will help dissipate the smoke quicker. To minimize the chance of smoke entering your home, please pour at least a gallon of water into all drains, including floor drains, prior to the date of the test. The presence of smoke in your home should be reported immediately to Public Works at 635-7819, Monday-Friday 7am-3:30 pm. If after-hours, call the Front Royal Police Non emergency number, 635-2111.