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Infrastructure Improvements & Updates

Below you will find information on current and upcoming developments. This page is updated on a bi-weekly basis in order to keep information current and accurate. 

City of Oxford - Comprehensive Plan Update:
The City of Oxford is currently in the process of developing a new Comprehensive Plan. This plan serves as a guide for city officials, planners, and citizens in making decisions about future growth and development in a coordinated fashion that protects the quality of life and small-town atmosphere in Oxford. The plan articulates a vision of how citizens would like the city to look over the next ten to twenty years. Please click here to review the Comprehensive Plan page for updated information and materials as well as the Steering Committee materials. 

We need YOUR voice and YOUR input ~ TAKE THE SURVEY! 
In order for this Plan to meet the needs of the whole of Oxford, we need to hear from you about what you would like to see. Please complete the survey (linked above)!

Oxford Comprehensive Plan (adopted 2009)

Resurfacing Initiative Map 
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Blue lines: NCDOT Resurfacing Planned
Red lines: City of Oxford Resurfacing Planned
Green lines: Resurfacing (Alternatives)
Orange lines: Restriping
**NOTE: Road schedule & timeframe may change at NCDOT's DISCRETION! 
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Water Line & Sewer Line Improvements 2022:
  • Martin Luther King Avenue (April)
  • Seaman Street
  • Pine Tree Drive (May)
  • Raleigh Street
  • Pine Tree Road (June)
  • West Thorndale
  • South Country Club Road
  • East Dale Drive (July)
  • Ward Avenue
  • Woodson Street
  • Hillsboro Street
  • Old Warehouse Square (August) 
*Expected completion date - September 2022 
*Water interruptions may occur around the City as water lines are being abandoned, but residents and businesses should receive 48-hour notice if they will be affected.
NCDOT Roundabout Safety:


Oxford Utilities Projects Map - attached is a map of the areas that are in the current construction project. This will enable citizens to know where the work is occurring within the City.

Downtown Oxford has remained a vibrant business center with over 120 businesses. In 2014/15 the City of Oxford worked with downtown businesses, property owners, and citizens to build upon the recent NCSU study to formulate a long-term comprehensive masterplan for the downtown. The plan will address both economic/business development strategies as well as plans for a more pedestrian-friendly and attractive streetscape with additional parking. 
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