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To prevent the potential spread of COVID-19, all fixed route transit services will be suspended until further notice beginning April 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Petersburg Area Transit will only provide emergency para-transit services for current para-transit...
Given the extended closures via Governor Northam’s Executive Order #53, the City of Petersburg will continue the adjusted operations schedule until Friday, April 24, 2020.
Beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2020 through Friday, April 17, 2020, the City of Petersburg will be operating under the, “Stay at Home Order” established by Governor Northam (Executive Order #55). Under this order, the City will function under Essential Personnel only. During this time, all Public Facilities will be closed to the public, as well as all staff. Those employees who have been designated as Essential Personnel should report to their place of work as prescribed by the Deputy City Manager and/or Department Director. All Billing and Collections payments should be made via the City’s drop box or the online payment portal. Limited staff will be available during this time to address billing issues. Additionally, all Petersburg Area Transit fixed route services will be suspended until further notice beginning April 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Petersburg Area Transit will only provide emergency para-transit services for current para-transit riders for essential business. These steps have been taken to protect the health and safety of our employees, their families and our community. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. Thank you for your understanding and support.
Effective immediately, Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) has suspended all on-board fare collection and enforcement. Where possible, PAT riders will need to enter and exit through the rear doors to reduce close encounters between passengers and operators....
Bon Secours has established designated flu clinics for members of the community who are experiencing flu-like symptoms, which may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or body aches. The flu clinics are designed to evaluate and treat...
Beginning March 17, 2020, City Government office buildings will either close to the public or open with reduced operations. Adjusted operation hours of 9:30am - 3:30pm will run from March 17, 2020 - March 30, 2020.Facilities Closed to the Public...
PAT will provide limited service until further notice. Greyhound and Customer service will be open from 6:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. until further notice. Routes will begin at 5:15 a.m. and last route will end at 4:15. No service to Fort Lee. ...
All City government offices and facilities in Petersburg will be closed Monday, March 16th for planning and to begin additional cleaning in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak.The closures are designed to ensure the health and safety of...
In an effort to minimize the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Petersburg City Council Meeting scheduled for March 17, 2020 has been postponed until further notice.
The City of Petersburg is encouraging City employees and community members to heed necessary precautions to minimize the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The City has created a full web page dedicated to updates for our Community members Link Below:
NOTICE: Due to weather conditions, Petersburg Area Transit routes will begin service at 7:15a tomorrow (2/21/2020)
Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections and Office of Finance will be closed on Wednesday, January 15th and Thursday, January 16th for office relocation and in-service training. Limited processing will be available during those days. Payments will...
On Friday, December 13th, Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will temporarily close from 12pm-1pm for a staff development workshop. Online payment and drop-box payment options will still be available.
The Office of Billing and Collections will temporarily close from 12pm-2pm on Thursday, November 14th for a professional development workshop. Online payment options will still be available during this time.
Petersburg Social Services has closed for the day due to impending severe weather. Social Services will resume during their regular hours on Monday, April 22, 2019.
Due to impending severe weather, the Commissioner of the Revenue office will close at 2:00 PM on April 19th. For businesses planning to pay meals and lodging taxes on April 19th, it will be considered ON TIME if paid on Monday, April 22, 2019.
NOTICE: Due to impending severe weather, the following offices will close at 2:00pm today (April 19).- Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections- City Hall Annex- Parks and Leisure Services- Petersburg Public Library- Commissioner of Revenue...
The April 11th City Council Budget Workshop is now scheduled for April 16th at 5:30pm. The Community Budget Workshop will be held on Saturday, April 13th at 10:00am. Full calendar available at www.petersburg-va.org
Online bill payment has been repaired and is available again.
We apologize for the inconvenience this morning, our online bill payment option is currently unavailable. Our team is working to rectify this issue in a timely manner. Payments can still be made in person and through the drop boxes. We will post as...
Petersburg Office of Billing & Collections will close at 3:30pm today (3.25.19) due to mandatory city-wide system updates. Online bill pay will also be unavailable beginning at 3:30pm. Online bill pay will resume on 3.26.19. We apologize for any...
The water line repair located on Arlington St. has been completed by Petersburg Public Works and Utilities Dept. The mandatory reduction of water consumption for Petersburg utility customers is now lifted. At this time, there is no boil water notice.
Petersburg Public Works and Utilities is currently repairing a water main break at 800 Arlington Street. Due to the nature of this repair, the City is issuing a mandatory reduction of water consumption for Petersburg utility customers until further...
The City of Petersburg Public Works and Utilities Department is currently repairing a 12-inch main water line located at 800 Arlington Street. Some residents in the immediate vicinity may experience discolored water or low water pressure due to this...
On Friday, January 25, 2019, the Office of Billing and Collections will briefly close from 12:00pm - 2:00pm for Mid-Year Reconciliations.While in-person payments will not be accepted during that time, payments can still be made online at...
UPDATE: Petersburg City Government Offices will open during regular business hours on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Petersburg Area Transit will be delayed by one hour tomorrow (12/12/18). Service will be delayed until 7:15am with all bus routes in...
With the expected low temperatures and continuous clearing of roadways, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Petersburg Public Works teams will continue working diligently on improving road conditions within...
UPDATE: Due to road conditions, there will be no Petersburg Area Transit bus service today (12/10/18). This includes Para-Transit.
At this time, all PAT bus routes, including Para-Transit services will begin service at 12:15pm for Fixed routes and Para-Transit routes. Only main roads will be serviced. Areas that will not be serviced include: Western Hills, Battlefield Park,...
Due to inclement weather, Petersburg Government Offices will be closed on Monday, December 10, 2018. Due to road conditions, there will be no Petersburg Area Transit bus service, including Para-Transit, on Monday, December 10, 2018. Petersburg Freedom...
Notice from Petersburg Area Transit: The Washington Street and Lee Avenue routes will be combined at the 2:45 hour today (12/5/18).
The November 20, 2018 Petersburg City Council meeting will take place at Petersburg High School Auditorium at 6:30pm
Due to the loss of a Planning and Development staff member, the Petersburg Planning and Code Compliance Offices will close today at 1:30pm and reopen tomorrow (10/30) at 8:30am.We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding during...
Due to flooded roadways, Petersburg Area Transit routes will operate on a 2-hour delay tomorrow (10/12). Routes will begin service at 7am. Transit will continue monitoring conditions through the night and will provide updates.
Reminder - The Department of Public Utilities will continue conducting sewer line smoke testing this week until Friday, Aug. 24th. Visit www.petersburg-va.org for more information.
Petersburg Public Utilities is conducting hydrant flushing in the County Drive area. Residents and businesses in the area may temporarily experience low water pressure.
Petersburg Public Utilities will conduct sewer line smoke testing during 8/13-8/17 and 8/20-8/24. Testing will occur on:N. Union StreetW. Tabb StreetE. Tabb StreetRiver StreetAdams StreetBollingbrook StreetHigh StreetPerry Street
Due to the extreme heat, Petersburg RED TUESDAY curbside recycling pickup will begin at 6:00 am tomorrow (7/3). The downtown area will begin at 7:00 am as usual.
The City is currently investigating why numerous residents did not receive personal property bills. While the City works with the local post office regarding this matter, penalties for late Personal Property payments have been suspended until June 29,...
NOTICE: The Petersburg Anti-Poverty Commission Meeting scheduled for 6pm tonight is canceled due to the severe weather.
The Mandatory Water Restriction has been lifted. The water line repair was successfully completed. City water tanks did not reach critical levels and there is no boil water notice.
May 2, 2018 Petersburg Public Utilities issues a Mandatory Water Usage Restriction due to a repair at the main water line into the City. The City will utilize mutual aid agreements to ensure adequate water supply to South Side Regional Medical Center...
The water usage restriction for Petersburg Utility Customers has been lifted.
The City is in the final stages of repairs to a water line located at Wythe and Guarantee Street. A mandatory reduction of water consumption has been issued today for Petersburg utility customers until May 2, 2018 at 6:00 am when this critical phase is...
Due to server upgrades, online payments will be suspended from Friday (4/20) at 5:00PM through Saturday (4/21) at 5:00pm.
Petersburg Area Transit will now operate using snow routes & service to McGuire is suspended until further notice. View snow routes at www.petersburgva.gov
Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on March 21, 2018.Petersburg Area Transit will operate during its regular hours and regular routes.
March 13, 2018 - Petersburg City Government Offices will operate on a 2-hour delay.Petersburg Area Transit will begin operation during its regular hours, but will operate on snow routes.
WEATHER UPDATE: Petersburg Public Library will close at 6pm tonight. Petersburg Area Transit: Will be on snow detour routes servicing primary roads only for the reminder of the evening.
At this time, credit and debit payments cannot be accepted at City Hall. Cash, Check, or Money Order Only. Card payments should resume by Monday, March 12th. Thank you for your understanding.
Public Utilities Crews have completed all major water line repairs. The mandatory water usage restriction, issued January 26th, is no longer in effect.
Due to multiple water line breaks in the City, a mandatory reduction of water consumption has been issued today for Petersburg utility customers. Public Utilities Crews are currently responding and are expected to work through the evening to repair the...
Due to emergency repairs to the server, the Office of Billing and Collections cannot accept any payments today (1/24) between 1pm-3pm. Online payments will also be suspended during that time frame.
On Wednesday, January 24: Between the hours of 1pm-3pm, portions of High Street will experience a power outage due to demolition in the area.
The boil water notice for:Pleasants Lane from Dupuy Road to E. Valor Road, N. Valor Road and S. Valor RoadValor Road from Pleasants Lane to Young’s Road, to include Magnolia Farms area. is now lifted and no longer in effect.
A boil water notice has been issued for Pleasants Lane from Dupuy Road to E. Valor Road, N. Valor Road and S. Valor Road. Valor Road from Pleasants Lane to Young’s Road, to include Magnolia Farms area.
The boil water notice for High St. from Lafayette St. to University Blvd. and Plum St. from Hurt St. to Cross St. is no longer in effect.Public Utilities was able to quickly complete the repair under pressure, so water service was not turned off.
Due to a water main break, there is currently a boil water notice for: High St. from Lafayette to University and Plum St. from Hurt to Cross.
Due to inclement weather, City government offices will open at 10:00am on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Bus service will begin at 8:15am using snow routes. More information at petersburgva.gov
Due to Inclement Weather, Petersburg Government Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
All boil water notices for the City of Petersburg are now lifted and no longer in effect.
Due to waterline repairs, there is now a boil water notice in place for the following areas: Intersection of Bank Street and Washington Street, East to the City Limits Intersection of Washington Street and Bank Street, South to Seige Rd
Due to waterline repairs, residents in the area of E. Washington Street & Monument Avenue and Halifax Road & Custer Street will experience low water pressure throughout the day. At this time, we DO NOT anticipate issuing a boil water notice for this...
City government offices will be closed on Friday, January 12th and Monday, January 15th in observance of Lee-Jackson Day and Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday respectively. Closed offices include: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Parks & Leisure Services,...
Power has been restored. The Petersburg Public Library will open as usual today, January 8, 2018.
Due to a power outage, the Petersburg Public Library will be closed today, January 8, 2018.
Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on Friday, January 5, 2018.
Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Repairs to the waterline break on Sycamore St. are still ongoing. The repairs needed are more substantial than initially discovered.While crews continue to work, the boil notice is still in place for: Intersection of Bank St. & Adams St., N. To the...
Crews continue to work through the evening to repair the Waterline break on Sycamore St. The boil water notice is still in place for: The intersection of Bank & Adams St., N. To the Appomattox River, & W. To Canal St/Fleet St/Univ. Blvd
There is currently a boil water notice in effect for the following areas: The intersection of Bank and Adams Streets, North to the river and West to Canel and Fleet Streets.
Due to a waterline break, businesses and residents in the area between Bollingbrook Street and W. Old Street may experience either low water pressure or no water. Once water service returns, a boil water notice will be in effect for the aforementioned...
The boil water notice for residents in the area of I-85, S. Sycamore St., W. South Blvd., and Johnson Road is now lifted. Repairs to the waterline break on Johnson Road at the Tanglewood and Lieutenant's Run Apartment Complexes were completed earlier in...
Due to a storm drain repair the north and south bound lanes of N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore Street and Mars Street will close to thru traffic at 7p.m. on 1/24/17 and open at approximately 7 a.m. 1/25/17. A detour will be provided.
PAT operating on regular schedule 1/11/2016. Two Routes remain on snow routes: Washington Street and County Dr.
PAT will only be operating the following routes: Washington Street, S. Crater Road, Blandford, Mall Plaza and portions of Southpark Route.
Petersburg government offices will be opening at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 9th. Petersburg Area Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay on snow routes only and all Petersburg Courts Closed. For additional instruction from the City of Petersburg during...
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Due to a downed tree removal, Oakridge road will be closed until further notice.
Notice: W. Tabb St. will be closed b/w N. Union St. and N. Sycamore St. on 1/28/20 and 1/29/20 from 8:00AM-4:00PM for sidewalk repairs.
The watermain repair on Graham Road is complete and Graham Road is re-opened. One lane of Crater Rd. Northbound is now closed until further notice due to a separate watermain break.
Due to a watermain repair, Graham Road will remain temporarily closed from Crater to Clayton Street until further notice. Updates will be provided throughout the day.
Due to a watermain repair, Graham Road is temporarily closed from Crater to Clayton Street until further notice. Updates will be provided throughout the day.
Water main repairs will take place at the intersection of Sycamore and Tabb Street beginning Tuesday, January 15th. There will be several lane closures in place and work is anticipated to continue through the remainder of the week. We apologize for any...
Union St. (between Washington and Wythe) will be closed until Tuesday, 6/12 due to building deconstruction. Petersburg Area Transit routes will continue to run as usual without interruptions.
The North Bound lane of S. Crater Road can expect minor traffic delays during the morning of May 1st, due to a water line repair at 1025 S. Crater Road.
The valve repair on Guarantee Street will begin Thursday, April 19, 2018. This repair will last approximately 2 weeks; however, this does not include any weather or unexpected operational delays.For the duration of the project, Guarantee Street between...
Due to ongoing repairs, the following area will be closed until further notice: Corner of W. Bank St. and N. Market St.
All travel lanes on the mainline of I-95 south are now open following earlier crash near mm 52. The ramp from Wythe St. remains closed. Drivers are encouraged to use an alternate route. Backup is now 3 miles.
4:09PM Update: Backup now 4.5 miles on I-95 south due to crash near Washington St. (mm 52) in Petersburg. Left lane now OPEN. Right & center lanes remain closed. Continue to expect delays.
All SB lanes are now CLOSED on I-95 in #Petersburg near Washington St. (mm 52) due to a crash. Traffic is getting by using the left shoulder. NB lanes are open. Backup is 3 miles. Use an alternate route to avoid delays. #RVAtraffic #VAtraffic
Fleet Street (University Blvd) bridge will be closed from Grove Avenue to College Avenue from 6:00am - 7:00pm.
From October 30 - November 3, Columbia Gas will close the 1800 Block of E. Blvd and Intersection of E Blvd and Weyanoke St. to pave gas cuts.
The following streets will be closed on Saturday, October 21, 2017 for the Petersburg Halloween Half Marathon & 5K:• All lanes on S. Crater Road will be closed during the race times of 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM• Flank Road will be cleared for regular...
Columbia Gas will continue to close East Blvd from South Blvd to Glenroy in order to pave multiple Gas cuts. This closure will continue through Friday, October 20, 2017.
Dominion Energy has an emergency pole replacement and will have one southbound lane closed on Maycox St at S Crater Rd. Residents will have access to their properties. Traffic control set up will be monitored by the City.
The following streets will be closed on Saturday 10/14/17 for the Virginia State University Homecoming Parade:West Washington between Madison and Sycamore will be closed at 6:00 am for Parade formation. Closed from 9:00 am-12:00 pm are:North...
Due to a storm drain repair the north and south bound lanes of N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore Street and Mars Street will remain closed to thru traffic until approximately 5p.m. 1/26/17. A detour will be provided.
Due to a needed street repair the NB Lane of Sycamore Street at Fillmore Street is closed.
On 11/18, Columbia Gas will have a lane closure at 25 E. Washington St and 1900 block of Westchester Dr, for gas line installation.
Columbia Gas will have a lane closure on S. Crater Rd between Wagner Rd and Cavalier Dr., to complete gas service connects and pave.
. Businesses will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
Businesses will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
On 5/9/16, Columbia Gas will have a right lane closure at 700 block of Halifax Street to install new gas service. Residents will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
North Blvd at Ivy Gates will be closed on 5/9/2016. Dominion Power will be replacing a damaged pole.
From 5/5/16 - 5/7/16 Buckley Cable will be installing Fiber Optics. The right lane on 2nd Street from Bollingbrook to Pelham will be closed weather permitting.
On 5/3/16 Columbia Gas will be closing 18 S. Little Church Street to replace gas services. Detours will be in place. Residents will have access to their properties and the City will be checking on Traffic control set up.
Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties
Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties
On 4/20/16, Richard Crowder will be closing the right lane at 2463 County Dr, to pave turn lane. Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
On 4/5/16 the City will be replacing a broken main line pole and S. Sycamore Street between E. Tuckahoe Street and Weyanoke Street will be closed. Residents and Business will have access to their properties.
On April 4, 2016 Virginia Power will be closing St. Matthew Street between Virginia Ave. and Mark St. to replace poles.