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Last Updated: 2021-04-08

What We Do

  • Internal and external communications
  • o   News Releases

    o   Street/Lane Closure Notifications

    o   Promote DPW events and activities

    o   Social Media

    o   DPW Newsletter

    o   Starnet Updates

    o updates

    o   Attend/Address community, civic meetings

  • Department spokesperson (Public Information Manager)
  • o   Media Relations

    o   FOIA representative

  • Respond to resident’s inquiries
  • o   Research service complaints and update residents

  • Create advertising/education campaigns
  • o   Media Buys

    o   Video Shoots

    o   Script writing

  • Coordinate events campaigns with other agencies (internal and external)

Marketing and Public Relations Specialist:

Paige Hairston

p: 804-646-3659


Media Advisories

Title Date
Mayor Stoney Installs Sign to Bring Awareness to Pedestrian Safety 2021-04-08
City Construction for Nine Mile Road Streetscape Project Starting Soon 2021-03-31
City Installing “Stop for Pedestrians” In-Street Signs 2021-03-26
New Traffic Signal Installed at the Intersection of Broad Street and Kent Road to Improve Safety 2021-03-24
Maury Street interchange improvements project begins in RVA       Maury St / E. 4th St detours       511      VDOT 2021-03-19
Vacuum Leaf Collection Program ending March 22, 2021     Leaf Collection Brochure    Leaf Collection Webpage 2021-03-08
Citywide Neighborhood Clean-up Program Begins This Weekend                      Clean City Commission Webpage 2021-03-03
City Installs First Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon         Webpage       How to Use a Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon - FLYER 2021-02-25
City Schedules "Bring One for the Chipper" & Richmond E-Cycle Day for January 9, 2021 with COVID Awareness 2021-01-06
Time approaching to Renew Parking Permits in Carver District                                        Carver Parking Webpage 2020-11-23
City to Hold Virtual Meetings for Input on Gillies Creek Trail Phases II and III on October 5, 2020           Webpage 2020-11-04
Parking Restrictions will be Enforced Near Polling Locations during General Election on November 3, 2020 2020-10-28
DPW Kicking Off 2020-2021 Leaf Collection Season on October 5, 2020     Brochure     Leaf Collection Webpage 2020-10-01
Public Works to begin Holding 2nd Virtual Meeting Sessions for Proposed Citywide Bike Lanes 2020-09-03
City Schedules Richmond E-Cycle Day for September 12, 2020 with COVID-19 Guidelines         E-cycle - FLYER 2020-08-28
City Parking Amnesty Program Ending August 31, 2020 2020-08-28
East Richmond Road Convenience Center to Remain Closed an Additional Week for Upgrades 2020-08-28
East Richmond Road Convenience Center Closing for Facility Upgrades 2020-08-21
Grand Re-opening of Franklin Street near Main Street Station Takes Place 2020-08-12
Jackson Ward to begin Residential Parking Permit Enforcement on September 1, 2020 2020-07-20
City Arborist Selected for Board Position with International Society of Arboriculture                           Janine Lester 2020-07-15
City to Resume Parking Enforcement on July 6, 2020 2020-07-01
City to Impose Parking Restrictions near Polling Locations on Election Day 2020-06-22
Richmond Ranks 2nd Among Best Places to Bike in the Commonwealth 2020-06-12
City to Resume Residential Parking District Enforcement on June 8, 2020 2020-06-05
Road Diet Bicycle Improvement Project Beginning Soon on Mosby Street                 Mosby Street Road Diet Map 2020-04-27
City Offering Amnesty for Past Due Parking Fines 2020-04-20
East Richmond Road Convenience Center to Begin Closing Earlier 2020-03-28
New Bike-Walk Boulevard Project Beginning April 1, 2020 2020-03-27
City Postpones Workshop on Creating Residential Parking Districts 2020-03-12
City's Latest Bicycle Safety Enhancement Project Spans 3 Corridors 2020-03-05
City to Host Workshop on Creating Residential Parking Districts 2020-03-02
Work Still On-Going in Tipping Floor Replacement Project at Hopkins Road Transfer Station 2020-02-28
Requests for Vacuum Leaf Collection Ending March 6, 2020 2020-02-28
Parking Restrictions will be in Place during Primary Election on Tuesday March 3, 2020 2020-02-28
New Traffic Signal at Grove and Maple Avenue Installed 2020-01-30
Department of Public Works First Pothole Blitz of 2020 is Underway 2020-01-13
Bring One for the Chipper Christmas Tree Recycling Event - Saturday January 11th, 2020 2019-12-16
Sidewalk Reopens on North Arthur Ashe Boulevard Bridge 2019-12-13
Public Meeting to Detail Pedestrian Improvements at Un-Signalized Intersections 2019-12-12
2nd Phase of Transfer Station Renovations Gets Underway December 23, 2019 2019-12-11
Department of Public Works Fills More Than 31,000 Potholes, Exceeds Annual Goal 2019-11-26
City Temporarily Closing Sidewalk on One Side of Arthur Ashe Boulevard Bridge 2019-11-08
Lane Closure – Sherwood Farms Area 2019-10-25
Major Traffic Delays Anticipated During Renovations at Transfer Station 2019-10-24
More Parking Pay Stations Being Installed Throughout Central Business District 2019-10-23
City Launches Tree Pruning Project to Enhance Safety on Roadways 2019-10-03
City's Annual Leaf Collection Program Kicks off October 1, 2019               2019-2020 Leaf Collection Sector Map 2019-09-16
Richmond E-Cycle Day scheduled for Saturday, September 14, 2019 2019-08-27
City Closing Lynhaven Avenue Bridge Immediately 2019-07-19
Hopkins Road Transfer Station Closing During Paving Project 2019-07-19
New Traffic Signal on Williamsburg Road at Fire Station 8 Installed to Improve Safety 2019-06-20
City Transportation Engineer Receives Coveted Award for Vision Zero Initiative 2019-06-07
High Visibility Crosswalks Installed at Various Intersections in the Fan 2019-06-04
Initiative to Increase Disabled Parking Access Begins May 28, 2019 2019-05-17
City E-Cycle Day on Saturday, May 18, 2019                                                                               E-cycle - FLYER 2019-05-01
New Traffic Signal at Forest Hill Avenue and Westower Drive Installed to Improve Safety 2019-05-01
Renderings of Shockoe Valley Streets Improvement Project to be Available at Upcoming Meeting 2019-05-01
City to Increase Fees for Work-in-Street Permit 2019-04-11
City Releases Pavement Condition Scores through Interactive Mapping Applications 2019-03-29
Speed Limit Reductions and Additional Transportation and Pedestrian Safety Measures being Implemented in
Targeted areas
City Introducing Pedelec Bicycles to make Pedaling Easier for RVA Bike Share Riders 2019-03-19
Department of Public Works Receives Two Prestigious Awards 2019-03-06
Seasonal Leaf Collection Program Drawing to a Close 2019-02-06
Next Phase of Traffic Signal Retiming Project Begins Monday 2019-01-30
The "Bring One for the Chipper" event is rescheduled to January 19, 2019 2019-01-11
DPW Ushers in New Year with 10th Annual Bring One for the Chipper 2018-12-19
DPW Introduces New Employee Mr. Public Works 2018-12-03
City Garnering Input for Proposed Bicycle Infrastructure Project                                               BikePed Webpage 2018-11-21
City Rallies Against Litter and Illegal Dumping with New Signage 2018-11-19
Public Meeting to Detail Greater Church Hill Transportation Improvement Project 2018-10-25
City's Urban Forestry Division to Accept Richmond's 26th Tree City Designation at Arbor Day Event 2018-10-16
Public Meeting to Review Jefferson Avenue Improvements Project - Tuesday, October 23, 2018             FLYER 2018-10-16
E-cycle Day Rescheduled to Saturday, October 20, 2018 - NEW Date & Location                     E-cycle - FLYER 2018-10-02
City to Re-time Nearly 300 Traffic Signals in Downtown Area 2018-10-02
City Leaf Collection Program Enhanced for Upcoming Season 2018-09-27
City Cracking Down on Illegal Signage in Rights-of-Way 2018-09-27
Grayland Avenue Bike Lane Improvements                                                                       Project - FACT SHEET 2018-08-20
City Launches First Mobile Payment Option 2018-08-07
Public Meeting to Review East Main Street & Williamsburg Avenue Intersection Improvements and
Nicholson Street Streetscape Project
City’s Fleet Division Designated One of the Best in the Americas 2018-05-09
Richmond E-Cycle Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018 2018-04-24
Public Meeting to Detail Shockoe Valley Streets Improvement Project 2018-04-09
City Expands On-Street Parking Time to Encourage Turnover 2018-03-28
Work Getting Underway for the Franklin Street Cycle Track Project 2018-02-28
Public Meeting to Detail Greater Church Hill Transportation Improvement Projects 2018-02-22
New Idlewood Roundabout Affords Easier Access to VCU 2018-02-09
DPW Building Receives LEED Certification 2018-01-24
CANCELLED - January 17 Community Meeting - Nine Mile Road Streetscape and 29th Street Bike Walk Blvd 2018-01-16
City Begins Re-timing of More Than 70 Traffic Signals 2018-01-16


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Contact Information:

Dept of Public Works
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Suite 704
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Customer Care Center: 3-1-1
or (804)646-7000


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