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August 4, 2017
UPDATE: Pine Street (Harrisburg to New) is now tentatively scheduled for demolition August 16 or 17, with paving following afterwards.   The section from Orange to Chestnut will still be on schedule August 7 as described below. ----- Next week, contractors for the City of Lancaster will be performing a full roadway reconstruction of North Pine Street (Harrisburg Ave to New Street) where recent stormwater and median improvements have been ongoing. As a result of this reconstruction, the roadway will be completely closed 24/7 for about one week, and restricted during the daytime for another... read more
August 3, 2017
The City of Lancaster’s Department of Public Works Stormwater Bureau will accept public comments related to the City’s Chesapeake Bay Pollutant Reduction Plan (CBPRP) beginning on August 3, 2017, and extending through September 5, 2017. The City’s CBPRP was prepared to meet the requirements of the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) permit with the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). It includes an estimate of the baseload of pollutants that are discharged to streams in the planning area; the required pollutant reductions as identified by PA DEP; proposed stormwater improvement... read more
July 28, 2017
The City of Lancaster, Bureau of Water is starting a water main rehabilitation project later this month. This project involves the cleaning and structural lining of the water mains in the Quaker Hills development. This work will structurally rehabilitate the existing water mains to prevent the frequent water service interruptions that have occurred since April of this year. We apologize for the inconvenience you have experienced. This work will be done in 4 phases during 2017 and 2018 at a cost of approximately $2.3 million: Phase 1A - August and September 2017 Fresh Meadow Drive Glen Oaks... read more
June 27, 2017
City offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will be NO street cleaning. All regular Penn Waste trash and recycling collections will be delayed 1 day. Tuesday customers will be collected on Wednesday, Wednesday customers will be collected on Thursday and so on for the remainder of the week through Saturday. Please note that monthly yard waste collection will begin on Monday, July 3, so Tuesday through Friday customers should put their yard waste out alongside their other trash and recycling on their delayed collection day. Both the Lancaster City... read more
June 27, 2017
EVENT SCHEDULE 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.   Over 20 food vendors along North Queen Street and in Lancaster Square. 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM   Live music on two stages Penn Square & Binns Park.  Pub areas open in Penn and Lancaster Squares.   10:00 PM   Fireworks from the top of the Duke Street Parking Garage  STREET CLOSINGS Friday, June 30   7:00 a.m.   East Grant Street at Christian Street to North Queen Street    9:00 a.m.   000 and 100 block of North Queen Street       100 block North Christian Street       Zero block East Marion Street to Christian    6:00 p.m.   000 block of West Orange... read more
June 15, 2017
DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED: 900 Block of E. Walnut Street, The WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. As of Thursday June 15, 2017 at 8:00 AM, the boil water advisory is lifted for customers residing at: 918, 919, 920, 924, 926, 930, 932, 935, 936, 938, 942, 944, 948, and 950 E. Walnut Street. Your water is safe to drink and we have lifted the boil water advisory. We are pleased to report the problem has been corrected and you are no longer required... read more
June 14, 2017
DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED Public Notification Update Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. The City of Lancaster is pleased to report the problem of high Haloacetic Acids (HAAs) has been corrected and the City of Lancaster Water System, no longer exceeds the standard, or maximum contaminant level (MCL). Customers of the City of Lancaster Water Department, were notified in January and April of 2017 of a Haloacetic Acid (HAA) Standards Violation. After the initial exceedance, the City optimized... read more

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