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Current Road Work

Questions? Contact Matt Metzler at mmetzler@cityoflancasterpa.com.

 

College Ave (Columbia Ave to Harrisburg Pike)

Beginning on or around June 29, UGI will begin a gas main replacement and service upgrade on College Avenue between Lemon Street and Harrisburg Pike. They will additionally be working on services and tie-ins in the immediate vicinity (Lemon St to Columbia Ave, as well as side street intersections). Work will be approximately 7:00 am to 5:00 pm  Monday through Friday and last for about 6 weeks before city paving work begins. UGI may staff the job with two crews and have two active work zones on College Avenue. Parking and lane restrictions will be consistent and widespread, and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes from June 29 through August 18 when paving is anticipated to be completed. Questions about specific construction signage, gas service interruptions, or sidewalk restoration schedule should be directed to UGI’s toll-free number at (800) 276-2722, or Miller Pipeline’s field crews (Miller is a subcontractor to UGI). Overall paving, curb ramp, or paving project questions should be directed to the City of Lancaster Department of Public Works at (717) 291-4764. 

 

North Lime Street between King and Orange Streets

Beginning Sunday, June 25 at 6 pm, contractors for the City of Lancaster Water Bureau will close North Lime Street between King Street and Orange Street for water main tie-ins as part of the Grant Street water main replacement. As a result, traffic will be detoured via King-Plum-Orange for this one block road closure. Parking restrictions will apply in the immediate area, and residents immediately impacted by the closure or water main work will receive flyers from the contractor with more detailed information.

This closure will be in effect during overnight working hours, 6 pm to 5 am. Work is expected to last for 4 consecutive nights, and end at 5 am on Thursday, June 29.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Public Works at (717) 291-4764.

 

East King Street, Marriott Expansion and Fulton Bank

The two travel lanes have been shifted left (north) to accommodate two lanes of travel while providing a safe working zone buffer for the demolition and site preparation activity. Parking has been eliminated between Queen and Christian Streets to facilitate this shift. This shift will remain in place until the new tower is completed in 2018. The contractor will be coordinating site activities between the Marriott and Fulton Bank projects to eliminate or reduce the need for lane restrictions downtown.

 

North Marshall Street & Burrowes Ave, Hamilton St

City of Lancaster has commenced a large Green Infrastructure, pedestrian and vehicular improvements contract with its contractor, Horst Excavating. The project started in May 2017 and is expected to last through into October. Parking and daily road restrictions will occur to facilitate the work. Impacted residents will receive letters and door hangers, as well as periodic notices from the contractor or city officials.Work includes, but is not limited to: sidewalk and curbing, ADA-accessible curb ramps, stormwater improvements, and roadway paving and markings.

 

City of Lancaster Annual Water Main Replacements

City of Lancaster will continue with water main replacements and trench restorations with its contractor, Horst Excavating. With weather cooperation, locations may include:

- Grant Street (Lime St to Shippen St)—paving will follow in summer/fall 2017

- New Street (Prince St to Duke St)—paving summer 2017

- Frederick Street, (Prince St to Queen St)—paving summer 2017

- Clay Street (Prince St to Queen St)—paving summer 2017 (upon UGI completion of gas line work)

 

City of Lancaster Annual Street Improvement Program

City of Lancaster will continue with ADA curb ramps and selective roadway repairs with its contractor, Pennsy Supply. With weather cooperation, locations may include:

- College Ave (Columbia Ave to Harrisburg Ave)

Paving of Chestnut Street (Prince St to Queen St) and College Avenue (Columbia Ave to Harrisburg Ave) is scheduled for July-August 2017. Paving of Clay St, New St, and Frederick St (above) will occur in late-summer 2017.

 

City of Lancaster ADA Curb Ramp Replacements

City of Lancaster will continue with ADA Curb Ramp Upgrades with its contractor, Doug Lamb Construction. There are approximately 75 locations in 2017 that will be upgraded. Please contact the Engineering Bureau if you have specific concerns about a location under construction. 

 

City of Lancaster Green Infrastructure Projects

City of Lancaster will work on several Green Infrastructure projects with its contractor, Rogele Inc. There are approximately several locations in 2017 that will be under construction. Please contact the Engineering Bureau if you have specific concerns about a location under construction. Locations for summer 2017 will include:

-Hershey Ave (Wabank intersection and adjacent roadway)

-St. Joseph and Pearl St. intersection

-Shelley Road

-Pine St and Harrisburg Ave median improvements

 

6/27/2017