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Posted on: January 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Closings and delays due to winter storms


NOTE: This file will be updated regularly with the latest information

Jan. 20 — With a winter storm forecast to hit Hampton on Thursday, Jan. 20, and continue through the weekend, many city services will be affected. Gov. Glenn Youngkin has declared a state of emergency.

  • All cities offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 21, as well as all public libraries. All neighborhood and community centers will be closed as well. 
  • All public libraries will be  closed  on Saturday, as well as all community centers and neighborhood centers. The libraries will operate on their  regular schedule Sunday.
  • The Hampton History Museum will be  closed on Saturday but will be open Sunday from noon-5 p.m.
  • All parks, including Bluebird Gap Farm and Air Power Park, will be closed on Saturday. They will reopen Sunday at noon.
  • The Virginia Department of Health will close all of its Covid-19 vaccination and testing centers over the weekend.
  • The Planning Commission meeting Thursday afternoon will be held, since the public hearings were advertised for this date. 
  • Trash collection is expected to start as usual on Friday routes and will continue as long as conditions are safe.
  • The Bethel Landfill will be closed on Saturday, January 22, 2022, as will the Yard Waste Site. Both plan to reopen normal hours on Monday at 7 AM.
  • Hampton City Schools' classes will be conducted online Friday. Click here for detailed scheduling information. All after-school programs and activities are canceled.
  • Thomas Nelson Community College has shifted all classes to remote learning until at least Monday.
  • Hampton Roads Transit bus service will stop after the first routes beginning after 6 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, under the snow route plan, a limited number of buses will run, and on an expected one-hour delay. Also, the customer service information booth at the Hampton Transit Center will close at 1 p.m. Friday. Tickets can be purchased at Ticket Vending Machines and route information/schedules are still available via
  • The Hamptons and The Woodlands golf courses will be closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Bethel Landfill and the adjacent Yard Waste Site will be closed all day Saturday. They will reopen for normal business hours at 7 a.m. Monday.
  • The Monster Jam event scheduled for Friday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Coliseum has been rescheduled to Sunday, January 23 at 7 p.m. All tickets purchased for the Friday event will automatically be honored for the rescheduled event with the same seat locations. If ticket holders are unable to attend Sunday’s 7 p.m. event, exchanges are also available for the Saturday 7 p.m. or Sunday 1 For more information, please contact Feld Customer Service at (800) 844-3545 or click here.





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