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Event Cancellations and Facility Closures

The Town of Cary will resume normal operations on Monday.

Non-essential Town of Cary activities, including camps, programs and events at Town facilities, are canceled through Sunday. Check event status on the Town calendar

Weather permitting, the Atlantic Tire Tennis Championship will resume at noon on Saturday. Check the Atlantic Tire Championships webpage and social media for the most up-to-date information.

The NC Courage match on Sunday has been postponed to Tuesday and will be played in Portland, Oregon. Check the NC Courage webpage and social media for details.

For private rentals 9/13-9/16 at Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resource facilities, please contact the facility directly for an update.

 

GoCary

GoCary will begin regular service on Saturday, including Route 300, with first departures leaving at 8 a.m. from the Cary Train Depot, and 8:10 a.m. from Cary Towne Center Mall. We will operate a normal service on Sunday, September 16. Door-to-Door Tier 3 service will not operate either day. 

Any route detours will be published on GoCary's webpage.

Greenways

Many of our greenways may become blocked by downed trees and are in low, flood prone areas. We encourage residents to avoid using the greenways during and immediately after the storm.

Inspections

The Town will not be conducting inspections on Thursday and Friday. Those who have inspections on those days will be contacted by the Town to discuss your options.

In the event of major damage, normal scheduled inspection services will be suspended until further notice.

For information on when a permit or inspection is required, visit our FAQ.

Power Outages

Report power outages to Duke Energy Progress anytime at 1-800-419-6356, or Apex Electric 919-372-7475 after hours. Please do not call 911 unless you are experiencing an immediate threat to life or property. 

If you have lost power and plan to use a generator, DO NOT use it indoors. That includes the garage, carport, basement, crawlspace, or other partially-enclosed area, even with ventilation. Opening doors and windows or using fans will not prevent a buildup of Carbon Monoxide in the home which can’t be seen or smelled and can be deadly.

 

Sandbags

The Town does not provide sandbags.

Shelters

Wake County controls and coordinates emergency shelters. Visit ReadyWake for the latest information.

Signal Outages

Motorists are reminded to treat non-working signalized intersections as four-way stops; report traffic signal outages and downed trees on Cary streets and sidewalks to the Town of Cary at (919) 469-4090. Remember, trees may be tangled in live power lines, so do not attempt to move them on your own.

Solid Waste and Recycling

Garbage and recycling will be collected on a normal schedule next week. The Citizen's Convenience Center at 313 N. Dixon Ave. will be closed Sunday but will resume normal hours Monday.

 

Town Hall Parking Deck

In order to help the police department provide the most efficient service during our response to Hurricane Florence we ask that you DO NOT park at the Town Hall parking deck.

Water

We have generators at our treatment facilities ready to run for extended periods and are prepared to continue providing safe water.

Localized outages due to water main breaks are possible, and it is a sensible precaution to fill some containers with water as part of preparation for a storm of this magnitude.