Updated on June 23, 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.  There will be numerous tie ins on various cross streets (Vine, Mifflin, King, Grant, Jefferson, Marion, Cherry, Chestnut, Fulton, Walnut, Madison, and Lemon).  Phase 1 is estimated to be completed end of May – Beginning of June time frame (Delayed due to Covid-19 work restrictions).  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.

 

 

RACE AVE (UGI)

Contractors for UGI will begin pavement resurfacing and curb work from Clay Street to Buchanan Ave on approximately June 15th, 2020 through approximately July 10th, 2020. 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.

 

 

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.

 

 

WEST JAMES and NORTH MARKET STREET (UGI)

Contractors for UGI are replacing gas main and services through July 2020 on West James Street, starting at N. Prince St and ending at N. Queen St.  Work will also impact N. Market Street between W. Lemon St and W. James St.  Closures and restrictions can be expected in the area 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.

 

 

PPL STREETLIGHT BUYBACK, CONSTRUCTION WORK

Contractors for PPL (Aldridge Electric) are currently performing aerial work throughout the City of Lancaster, in advance of the City’s purchase of the streetlight system from PPL. There will be short-term, pop-up work zones as crews splice wire, make repairs, and install fusing at approximately 3,300 locations throughout the city. Each crew intends to complete 10 to 25 locations per day and should be at each location for approximately 30-60 minutes on average. Residents may encounter short-term parking restrictions, alley closures, or other disruptions while contractors perform this make-ready work. The work is scheduled to be completed in approximately 6 months, at which time the sale will be complete, and the City will own and maintain these streetlights. Any questions on this work should be directed to PPL at 1-800-DIAL-PPL or the Bureau of Engineering at (717) 291-4764.

 

 

EMERGENCY SEWER MAIN REPAIR

Wexcon (City Contractor) will be completing the paving trench restoration for the failed sewer main at the Prince/King street intersection going west toward Market/King intersection in the near future. Lane restrictions and possible closure can be expected. For further questions or concerns, please call the Bureau of Engineering at (717) 291-4764.

 

 

WALNUT STREET – CITY OF LANCASTER

Bike lane painting will resume in June or July.

Questions or concerns on these projects should be directed to Matt Metzler, Deputy Director of Public Works, (717) 291-4777.

 

 

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 contractor is currently working in Lancaster Township in the area of Columbia Ave, and West Street. 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 in the near future. Any questions on this project can be directed to Matt Metzler at (717) 291-4777.

 

 

CHRISTIAN STREET WATER MAIN, GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE & PED-BIKEWAY

Resurfacing will begin approximately June 22nd,2020 and finish approximately July 3rd, 2020.  This will be taking place at various locations from Liberty to Chestnut streets.  Pavement markings will take place after paving is complete.  Questions or concerns should be directed to the Engineering Bureau at (717) 291 4764.

 

 

Green Light Go (signal work), misc. locations

Contractors for the City of Lancaster will be working at the following locations in the next few weeks. 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.

New Holland and Franklin

Prince and Seymour

Duke and Clay

 

 

CITY STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Paving should begin in June or July.

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

Hagar Street – From Prince Street to Queen Street

Franklin Street – From King Street to Chestnut street

Prospect Street – From Manor Street to Wabank Street

Conestoga Street – From Prince Street to Queen Street

Broad Street – From Chestnut Street to Lehigh Avenue

New Street – From Duke Street to Plum Street

Green Street – From Rockland Street to Ann Street

 

 

ADA CURB RAMP CONSTRUCTION – CITYWIDE

Work on ramps at various locations throughout the city has resumed for the 2020 construction season.  N. Duke street area will be the main area of focus early on.  Contractors will replace approximately 80 ramps per year for the next 2 years. Residents and motorists may encounter unexpected, short-term work zones as a result 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. City Streets Dept are performing this work. Shiloh Paving 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.

 

 

LGH BUILDING UPGRADES

Contractors for LGH are starting building upgrades that will last approximately 6 months once work resumes. During that time, the 100 block of E. Frederick St. from Cherry St. to N. Lime St. will be closed with a detour setup for thru traffic. Westbound traffic will be open most of the project, a few closures in both directions are planned but those will be limited to weekends and updated here as the project progresses. Traffic will be detoured similar to the Eastbound traffic for those isolated closures. Please contact the Engineering Bureau at (717) 291-4764 if you questions or concerns about the traffic control for this project.

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.