Norfolk Arbor Day Festival

Asphalt Art Project in Denby Park

This Saturday will be a day of celebration in Denby Park. City staff and residents are installing an Aspalt Art Project on E. Little Creek Rd. and San Antonio Blvd. this Wednesday through Saturday. Come help celebrate on Saturday at 1pm. The committee is also looking for volunteers to help paint the street. The volunteer sign-up information is in images below. Please share this information with your neighbors.

Early Voting starts September 17

Early voting in Norfolk begins today, Friday, September 17th. To vote in-person you can go to City Hall or to one of four satellite voting offices spread across the city. Check the office locations and open dates and times at the Office of Elections website.

Alternatively, you can vote by mail by requesting an absentee ballot at the Department of Elections website.

You of course still have the option to vote in-person on election day, November 2, 2021, at your normal polling place. You can lookup your polling place at the Department of Elections website.

Water & Sewer Replacement Phase 7

The City of Norfolk’s Department of Utilities will begin a $4.5 million improvement project in and around our neighborhood this winter. The project area (shown below) will receive new sanitary sewer and water pipes and resurfaced streets.

Planned Start of Construction: Winter 2022/2023
Anticipated End of Construction: Winter 2023/2024
Contractor: Arcadis
Access: Access to businesses and residences will be maintained throughout construction.

The City and the contractor will do their best to minimize the unavoidable disruptions associated with the construction. If you have any questions regarding this project, please do not hesitate to contact the city’s project manager, Rick Dempsey, at 266-9760, or at

In-Person Open House on Granby Street Bike Lanes on September 22

Norfolk’s Department of Transit is hosting an in-person Open House for the Granby Street Bike Lane project on September 22, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at the picnic shelter behind the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (6400 Newport Avenue).

Grab some fresh goodness from the Talbot Park Farmers Market and stop by the picnic shelter to discuss the proposed Granby Street Bike Lanes with City of Norfolk representatives. This proposed project would repurpose one vehicle lane in each direction into bike lanes on Granby Street between Willow Wood Drive and Admiral Taussig Boulevard. Please RSVP at or by calling 757-664-7300.

Visit for more information, including project Q&A, recordings of previous public virtual workshops, as well as crash analysis and traffic study materials.

The public input period for the Granby Street Bike Lane project is open until 9 a.m. on October 22. Provide your input:

Don’t forget to pass this information along to your members and neighbors.