Featured Projects

ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Work Sessions

Series of Work Sessions for City Council to discuss uses for ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funding. 

Neighborhood Water Line Enhancement Projects Area 6

Asheville Water Resources has identified seven areas for neighborhood water line replacements from late 2020 through 2021. This includes multiple water lines along bustling South Tunnel Road, which will...

Sulphur Springs Road Stormwater Project

To our West Asheville neighbors in the Sulphur Springs Road area: Stormwater improvements are coming your way. The City of Asheville Public Works Stormwater Division has an installation coming up...

Kenilworth Stormwater Project

Hello Kenilworth neighbors! Stormwater improvements are coming your way.The City of Asheville Public Works Stormwater Division has an installation coming up in the Forest Hills Drive / Caledonia Road area,...

Neighborhood Water Line Enhancement Projects Area 5

Asheville Water Resources has identified seven areas for neighborhood water line replacements from late 2020 through 2021. This includes multiple water lines along bustling South Tunnel Road, which will...

Carter-Ann Street Stormwater Project

The City of Asheville Public Works Stormwater Division will install a new stormwater collection system on Carter Street down to Patton Avenue, along the Patton Avenue right-of-way from South French Broad...

City Council Committees Meeting HUB

Welcome to the City Council Committee Meeting HUB!   While we are Staying Safer at Home, City Council wants you to still have the opportunity to participate in the decisions of your government. ...

City Council Virtual Meeting HUB

The City of Asheville operates under a council-manager form of government. The Asheville City Council establishes the city’s policies. The City Council is made up of a mayor and six council members...

Boards and Commissions Virtual Meeting HUB

Thank you for staying engaged and getting involved with your local government.  The City is currently in the process of phasing in board and commission meetings. To meet the state guidelines...

Past Projects

Street Renaming

Introduction โ€‹Public spaces, including streets, are meant to be inclusive places where everyone can feel welcome and comfortable.  The names of streets are sometimes overlooked; however, to many...

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Budget Work Sessions

City Council Budget Work Sessions for the FY 21-22 Budget.

Biltmore Ave and McDowell St Corridor Survey

Study BackgroundThe Biltmore Avenue and McDowell Street corridors connect downtown Asheville and Biltmore Village-two very walkable areas with a variety of land uses and destinations.  Both roadways...

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Reimagining Public Safety

The survey has closed as of Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m.Results OverviewThis engagement surfaced many themes in how the City of Asheville and partners in the community could re-imagine and reinvest in public...

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Johnston Boulevard Sidewalk Improvements

Happening Now The project is currently in the design phase, with a final design expected in approximately late 2020 to early 2021. We would appreciate your thoughts about this project. Please review...

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Spring 2020- Preliminary Designs Complete (30 percent complete)

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August 2020-September 2020-Public Comment

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Fall 2020- Signed Environmental Document Anticipated

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Winter 2020/2021- Final Design

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Right of Way Acquisition, Public Meeting, and Construction on hold.

A portion of the funding for this project is administered by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).  Recent budget shortfalls have meant that NCDOT has placed holds on many projects, including this Johnston Boulevard Sidewalk Project.  Acquisition of easements and right of way, and construction cannot begin until the NCDOT hold has been lifted.

For information on the progress, please contact

Vinnie Sullivan, PE, CFM

Project Manager, City of Asheville Capital Projects Management

(828) 230-6312

Asheville Sidewalk Improvements-Onteora Boulevard

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), in conjunction with the City of Asheville’s Capital Projects Department, proposes to construct a sidewalk along the west side of Onteora Boulevard...

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Conduct field work and studies-July 2019 to December 2019

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December 2019- Environmental Documents

Environmental document have been signed.

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March 2020-Develop final designs and begin right-of-way acquisition

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September 2020 - Public notification

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FY 2021-Construction begins

Construction was scheduled to begin in fall/winter 2020, but is likely to be delayed.  A portion of the funding for this project is administered by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).  Recent budget shortfalls have meant that NCDOT has placed holds on many projects, including this Onteora Boulevard Sidewalk Project.  Construction cannot begin until the NCDOT hold has been lifted.

North Fork Dam Improvement Project

In a continued effort to prevent significant damage in the event of a natural disaster (flood or earthquake), and to meet the regulatory standards and design requirements set by North Carolina Department...

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Sustainability Advisory Committee's Climate Emergency Public Input Session

In January 2020 Asheville City Council declared a Climate Emergency. Resolution 20-25 states that a Climate Justice Plan be created to consolidate the various separate sustainability goals and...

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ADA Transition Plan Survey

This survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete.  Your response will help us develop a transition plan for the Public Rights-of-Way in Asheville.  This includes public streets,...

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Close the GAP Survey

The City of Asheville is underway in a project to update the City’s Greenway (G), Accessibility (A), and Pedestrian (P) Plans. The combined plan, which we’re referring to as “Close the...

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Project Start Up & Ongoing Tasks

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Think Tank & Community Advisory Committees

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Previous Plan Review

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GIS Data & Mapping