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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Drainage project under way to relieve flooding in Merrimac Shores neighborhood

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July 27, 2016 - Work continues on a new Public Works drainage project in the Merrimac Shores neighborhood. The project is designed to divert stormwater under the roadway instead of across it, helping to reduce flooding that frequently blocks Catesby Jones...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

State grants will help Hampton address flooding

graphic of plan for honor park

Oct. 6, 2021 - The City of Hampton received three state grants worth a total of $433,164 for projects that address impacts of flooding, sea-level rise, and extreme weather, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. 

Hampton’s grants were among $7.8 mi...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Hampton has salt, brine treatments ready

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Jan. 19, 2022 – Hampton’s winter weather treatment facility has stockpiled thousands of gallons of brine, salt and other chemicals that will be used to treat the city’s roadways and bridges both before and during the winter s...

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* Hampton City News