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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Independence Day - Monday, July 4th - No Yard Waste/Loose Leaf Collection

Loose Leaf Collection

Yard waste and loose leaves will not be collected on Monday, July 4th  due to the holiday.  Residents who normally receive collection on Monday, July 4th will be serviced on Tuesday, July 5th.

Holiday Collection Schedule Public Works News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Update on the E. Main Street Resurfacing Project

East Main Street Approved Restriping Plan

The NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) resurfacing project for E. Main Street and W. Franklin Street will begin July 6th; Carolina Sunrock is the project contractor.  

The subcontractor Fulcher continues to cut traffic signal sensor loops at ...

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East Main Street Restriping Public Works News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Grow Zones

GROW ZONE  No Mow Zone Sign

Have you seen our new Grow Zone signs sprouting up around our town properties and parks? The Town of Carrboro is going back to nature with the creation of grow zones. Grow Zones are areas that are designated as NO MOW ZONES where native plantings are enco...

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Grow Zones Public Works News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Rain Gardens

Rain Garden Diagram

A rain garden is a depressed area in the landscape that collects rain water from a roof, driveway, or other impervious surface and allows it to soak into the ground.  Rain gardens can be a cost effective and beautiful way to reduce runoff from yo...

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Rain Gardens Public Works News
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Loose Leaf Collection

Loose Leaf Collection

Public Works provides loose leaf collection to residents year-round.  

Loose Leaves may be raked in a pile curbside for collection. No plastic or paper bags are allowed.

Please help our community improve travel safety for all, especially cyclists a...

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Loose Leaf Collection Schedule & Guidelines Public Works News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

2022 Street Resurfacing Project

2010 Resurfacing


The Town of Carrboro maintains 47.04 miles of roadways comprising of 566 street segments or blocks, 41 miles of sidewalks, and 872 curb ramps throughout the community. The 2022 Street Resurfacing Project is intended to keep streets and curb ramps ...

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2022 Street Resurfacing Project Public Works News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Public Works Snow Plow Rodeo

The Carrboro Public Works Department schedules a Snow Plow Rodeo each year to provide training opportunities to employees. Before it's actually snowing, they work on skills and technical abilities with snowplows and other equipment. Meet the Publ...

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