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Implosion of downtown Dominion tower a go for Saturday

Implosion of downtown Dominion tower a go for Saturday

Downtown Richmond has been pretty quiet of late thanks to the coronavirus. But there will be plenty of action during the wee hours of the morning on May 30. That’s when resident utility giant Dominion Energy will carry out the implosion of its One James River Plaza office tower at 701 E. Cary St. Read more »





How Cityworks Customers Are Responding to COVID-19

How Cityworks Customers Are Responding to COVID-19

The city worked with Timmons Group to quickly give remote staff access to Timmons Group PLL Portal. This allowed customers to make payments through the customized web portal and also gave remote staff the ability to easily process payments over the phone. Read more »




Plans filed for new section of Rocketts Landing

Plans filed for new section of Rocketts Landing

WVS Cos. this month submitted a plan of development to the city for a six-story mixed-use building with 203 apartments at 4401 E. Main St. Saunders + Crouse Architects are listed as the project’s designer and Timmons Group is listed as engineer. Read more »


Building inspection offices adapting amid virus response

Building inspection offices adapting amid virus response

While response to the coronavirus does not appear to have significantly slowed down construction projects in and around Richmond, the social-distancing required by local, state and federal governments is presenting some challenges to securing permits and inspections. Read more »