Updated October 15, 2020

 

See below for a list of current projects that may impact vehicle and pedestrian travel.

 

Questions? Contact Matt Metzler at mmetzler@cityoflancasterpa.com or (717) 291-4777.

 

 

NORTH and SOUTH PRINCE STREET (UGI)

Contractors for UGI will be continuing gas main and service replacement work through late 2020 construction season. They will again operate with two crews, one between Conestoga Street and King Street, and the other between James Street and Chestnut Street.

These blocks of the Prince Street roadway will be reduced to one lane during weekday working hours, weather dependent. Work hours and restrictions will generally be 7 AM to 5 PM. Residents and businesses should be receiving handouts according to UGI representatives. All attempts will be made to restore parking during non-work hours and weekends. Questions or issues with this project should be directed to Jose Figueroa, Operations Manager, 717 255 1437 or jfigueroa@ugi.com.

 

 

NORTH and SOUTH LIME STREET (UGI)

Contractors for UGI will be replacing gas main and services with work continuing through late 2020 construction season.  Three crews will be working at the same time starting on the South Lime Street phase first, Church street to Lemon Street. Kinsley will have multiple crews working on restorations in the street and sidewalk generally working from Church St. to E. Chestnut St. There will be numerous tie ins on various cross streets (Vine, Mifflin, King, Grant, Jefferson, Marion, Cherry, Chestnut, Fulton, Walnut, Madison, and Lemon).  Lime Street will be reduced to one lane during weekday working hours, weather dependent.  Lane restrictions and closures can be expected on the cross streets.  Work hours and restrictions will generally be 7 AM to 5 PM.  Residents and businesses should be receiving handouts according to UGI representatives.  All attempts will be made to restore parking during non-work hours and weekends.  Questions or issues with this project should be directed to Jose Figueroa, Operations Manager UGI, 717-255-1437 or jfigueroa@ugi.com.

 

 

FRANKLIN STREET (UGI)

Contractors for UGI are replacing gas main and services through September 2020 on Franklin Street, starting at Stevens Ave and ending at Chestnut Street.  There will be numerous tie ins on various cross streets (Green, East End, Mifflin, King, Orange, and Marion).  Closures and restrictions can be expected during weekday work hours from 7 AM to 5 PM.  Residents and businesses should be receiving handouts according to UGI representatives.  All attempts will be made to restore parking during non-work hours and weekends.  Questions or issues with this project should be directed to Jose Figueroa, Operations Manager UGI, 717-255-1437 or jfigueroa@ugi.com.

 

 

LARGE DIAMETER TRANSMISSION MAIN, EAST HEMPFIELD TWP – WATER MAIN

Contractors for the City of Lancaster (Wexcon) continue a 24- to 30-month project to install a secondary, redundant large diameter transmission main from the City of Lancaster’s Oyster Point Reservoir in East Hempfield Township into the City of Lancaster. The project route is generally Hempland Road, Centerville Road, Old Tree Drive, Running Pump Road, Columbia Avenue, Eisenhower Boulevard, Wilson Drive, Marietta Avenue, Wheatland Avenue and Race Avenue. Work will commence on Columbia Ave between Running Pump Road and Eisenhower Blvd Monday July 13th. This portion of the project will involve 1-2 weeks of nighttime construction as the crew navigates through the Millersville Rd/Rt 741 intersection. Any questions on this project can be directed to Matt Metzler at (717) 291-4777.

 

 

Green Light Go (signal work)

Contractors for the City of Lancaster may be working in various locations in the city as this project finishes. These are generally short-term traffic patterns and work zones during normal working hours. Please contact the Engineering Bureau at (717) 291-4725 with any specific questions or concerns on this work.

 

 

CITY STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Paving should begin in October/November

The following streets will be impacted (schedule of each street will be updated at a further time)

New Street – From Duke Street to Plum Street (Ramp work and paving)

James Street – From Prince Street to Duke Street (Ramp work and paving)

Prospect St – Manor Street to Wabank Street (Ramp work)

Mill/Overlay paving on the 000 block of W. King St. including the intersection of Prince/King starting this coming Monday (19th).  Milling Monday (19th) and paving Wednesday (21st).  Paving wedges will be in place with bump signs until this section is paved.

 

 

ADA CURB RAMP CONSTRUCTION – CITYWIDE

Work on ramps at various locations throughout the city has resumed for the 2020 construction season.  Contractors will replace approximately 80 ramps per year for the next 2 years. Residents and motorists may encounter unexpected, short-term work zones because of this work. These are generally completed within about 2 weeks with weather cooperation. Please contact the Engineering Bureau at (717) 291-4764 with any specific questions or concerns on this work.

 

 

WATER AND WASTEWATER TRENCH RESTORATIONS

This work has started and will be ongoing throughout the construction season. Residents and motorists may encounter unexpected, short-term work zones as permanent restoration takes place. These are generally 1- or 2-day work areas. Please contact the Engineering Bureau at (717) 291-4725 with any specific questions or concerns on this work. New Enterprise Stone and Lime and the City Streets Dept are performing this work. Shiloh Paving and Kinsley Construction are performing similar work for UGI.

 

 

FIRE STATIONS REPLACEMENT, STATIONS 1 & 3

The Fire Station replacement project has started the construction phase at Fire Station #1 on West King Street. Demolition/Construction is expected to last approximately 1 year. Questions should be directed to Matt Metzler, Deputy Director of Public Works, at (717) 291-4777.

 

 

CULLITON PARK RENOVATIONS

This project began February 10th and is expected to continue through the entire 2020 construction season. The pool, pool building, ballfield, and basketball court will undergo renovations.  This project will also include the addition of stormwater items.  The project is estimated to be completed by the end of the 2020 construction season.  Questions should be directed to Matt Metzler, Deputy Director of Public Works, at (717) 291-4777.

 

 

CITY OF LANCASTER GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Currently, there are no ongoing projects. Locations will be posted when schedules become available. Please contact the Engineering Bureau if you have specific concerns about a location under construction at (717) 291-4764.

 

 

PPL POLE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

PPL will be replacing telephone poles at various locations throughout the city. PPL is planning on approximately 30-40 locations per month with restorations following shortly after. This work is expected to continue until summer 2021. These are generally 1- or 2-day work areas. Please contact the PPL at 1-800-DIAL-PPL or the Engineering Bureau at 717-291-4764 if you have questions.

PARKING INFO

We understand that residential parking can get tight near construction areas. Click here for a map of parking options. Streets not highlighted in red or blue are not restricted by meters or permits, and are available for parking on a first come, first served basis.