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Lime Street Closure (James to Frederick Streets)

Contractors for LGH will be mobilizing and setting up a large crane at Lancaster General Hospital, and will be closing Lime Street Friday evening 8/25 at 8:00pm through Sunday evening 8/27 at 10:00pm. Detours have been posted and will be utilized during this closure. Message boards have been installed to relay restrictive hours and detour signage is in place for use during the weekend. Motorists and residents are advised to follow all signage related to travel and parking.


Broad Street (King St to Orange St), City of Lancaster Annual Water Main Replacements

City of Lancaster will continue annual water main replacements with its contractor, Horst Excavating, on Broad Street. With weather cooperation, the project will begin on August 29 and continue for approximately 2 months. Southbound traffic will be diverted at Orange (Orange-Franklin-King), and northbound traffic will be restricted to a single lane during work hours (7:00am to 5:00pm). Traffic patterns and parking will be restored for nights and weekends. The contractor intends to work a four day, 10-hour schedule (Monday-Thursday 7:00am to 5:00pm), with Fridays being reserved for rain dates. Motorists traveling from South Broad or East King Street are advised there will be significant travel delays at the intersection of Broad/King for all traffic attempting to use northbound Broad Street. Motorists and residents are advised to follow all posted signage related to traffic pattern changes and parking restrictions, as towing will be enforced.


Pine Street (Harrisburg Ave to New Street)

The city’s contractor will continue roadway reconstruction during the week of 8/21. With weather cooperation and progress as scheduled, the roadway may be reopened for the weekend to parking and travel, and will be closed again during final paving, tentatively scheduled for Friday, August 25 (weather dependent). Residents and motorists are advised to follow all posted parking and construction signage to avoid ticketing, towing, or delay. Line striping is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, August 29.


Pine Street (Orange to Chestnut, and Chestnut/Pine north side of intersection)

Beginning Friday, August 25, contractors will install the final wearing course (weather dependent), which will require travel and parking restrictions for approximately 1-2 days. Residents and motorists are advised to follow all posted parking and construction signage to avoid ticketing, towing, or delay. Final paving will tentatively take place on Saturday, August 26 or Monday, August 28. Line striping is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, August 29.


College Ave (Columbia Ave to Harrisburg Pike)

UGI will continue 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 through late-August. UGI will continue to 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 through mid- to late-September, 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. 


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 late-2018. The contractors will be coordinating site activities between the Marriott and Fulton Bank projects to eliminate or reduce the need for lane restrictions downtown. Sidewalk closure on the south side of the 000 block of E. King Street will occur during heavy construction at the site and pedestrians will be directed to use the north sidewalk.


North Marshall Street & Burrowes Ave, Hamilton St

City of Lancaster will continue 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 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 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)—now through September 2017.

- Chestnut St (Prince St to Queen St)—September 2017, overnight work; dates to be announced

-Pine St (Harrisburg Ave to New St)—roadway reconstruction is scheduled to begin August 22 and continue for about one week.

-Paving of Clay St, New St, and Frederick St (water and gas utility work recently completed) near Clipper Magazine Stadium will occur in late-summer 2017 (September, weather and manpower dependent)


City of Lancaster ADA Curb Ramp Replacements

City of Lancaster may continue with ADA Curb Ramp Upgrades with its contractor, Doug Lamb Construction, in Fall 2017. 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) into September 2017

-Shelley Road—Fall 2017

-St. Joseph and Pearl St. intersection—Winter 2017-2018