Parking enforcement issues continue to plague Gettysburg

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Parking meter bags have created a firestorm in the Borough of Gettysburg over the past several years. Discussions to remedy the issue continue to fall flat. At borough council’s workshop on Monday, representatives from Christ Lutheran and Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic churches said borough staff told them they were no longer allowed to place

Lane Restrictions Next Week on Northbound Route 15

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today there will be lane restrictions for tree trimming beginning next week on northbound Route 15 in Adams County from the Maryland state line in Freedom Township to Route 394 (Strivers Corner Road) in Straban Township. This work is part of a 14.8-mile pavement preservation project that includes

Gettysburg Declares Snow Emergency

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The National Weather Service in State College, PA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Gettysburg Borough. Plan on slippery road conditions and brief period of heavy wet snow that may fall at rates of 1-2 inches per hours at times. Snow will impact the morning commute throughout Gettysburg and Adams County. Poor road conditions

Gettysburg reacts to oversized vehicle parking project

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Gettysburg residents and borough council members expressed concerns Monday night about the trial oversized vehicle parking project that went into effect in July. The project reserves blocks of three adjacent parking spaces at several downtown locations for oversized vehicles. Gettysburg resident Kari Greenwalt said the bus parking areas on Baltimore St. are disruptive. “In theory

Gettysburg moves closer to making Racehorse Alley one-way

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After hearing from proponents of bicycle and pedestrian safety, the Gettysburg Borough Council moved forward on a project (the “Gettysburg Funnel”) that would make Racehorse Alley one-way running east from Buford Ave. to Franklin St. and one-way west from Chambersburg St. to Franklin St. To leave the alley, all traffic would turn toward Chambersburg St.

How to Park in Downtown Gettysburg

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Both tourists and locals have to park in Gettysburg.  It’s definitely worth visiting and shopping downtown, so don’t let parking deter you. Downtown is the best part of Gettysburg and it’s easy to park. I’ve lived here for 30 years and I rarely have trouble parking. But realize you might need to walk a block

Gettysburg seeks input on Racehorse Alley changes

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Major changes to traffic patterns in the borough are being considered and the public is urged to weigh in on them. The Gettysburg Borough Council continued its discussion of potential changes to Racehorse Alley at Monday’s workshop meeting. The proposed changes are backed by Healthy Adams County’s Bicycle-Pedestrian Gettysburg Inner Loop project, as part of

Sheely and Dobbin Alleys to be resurfaced

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Preparations for the resurfacing of Sheely Alley will begin today September 20th, 2022. Sheely Alley will remain open while Public Works prepares the alley, but use caution while traveling on the alley. Paving is scheduled for October 3rd and 4th, 2022. Sheely Alley will be CLOSED during paving, so please plan accordingly. Preparations for the

Rabbittransit introduces new service: Gettysburg-Hanover Connector

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rabbittransit, in partnership with @Home in Adams County, announces a new pilot program geared towards workforce development. The Gettysburg-Hanover Connector will launch Monday, February 8. Ralph M. Serpe, President & CEO, Adams County Community Foundation said, “Transportation is one of three interdependent elements identified by the Adams County Community Foundation as essential to affordable living

Gettysburg proposes $27 million 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Plan including major street and storm water repairs and a splash pad at the rec park

Saying it was a “mouthdropping number,” Gettysburg Borough Manager Charles Gable outlined a $26.77 million plan to improve and maintain the borough’s infrastructure over the next five years. Gable said funds would come from a variety of organizations but that a major source was expected to be grants. The goal of Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

Railroad crossing replacement planned on Brickcrafters Road in Mount Pleasant Township, Adams County; detour will be in place during project

Motorists in Adams County are advised a railroad contractor plans to replace an at-grade crossing on Brickcrafters Road (Route 2015) between Route 30 and Spangler Road in Mount Pleasant Township. Work will be performed from 10 PM Thursday, July 22, to 6 AM Saturday, July 24. The crossing will be closed during this work. A

Broadway Street Construction Update – September 6th, 2019

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West Broadway- Doyle is currently working on restoring waterline trenches and pavement. East Broadway- Some of the storm water materials have arrived, the remaining materials are scheduled to arrive today. C.E Williams will begin putting the new strom drain in Monday, September 9th. They will begin work at the Carlisle Street intersection, and then move to the Old Harrisburg intersection. After

Visit the Adams County Farmers Market with Reza Djalal [Episode 9]

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The Adams County Farmers Market is at its best during the harvest season, and the vendors’ tables are now overflowing with produce. But in addition to hosting the Saturday morning market, the Adams County Farmers Market Association also sponsors many community and educational activities in the county. In this podcast I talk with Reza Djalal

Broadway Street Construction Update

Gettysburg Borough reports that beginning tomorrow, Friday June 21, workers will be removing the island curbing on West Broadway. There will be no parking on the North side of West Broadway. This process will take approximately a week. Beginning July 1st we will be removing the curbing and sidewalk on East Broadway.

King Street Stormwater Project to Affect Traffic

The King Street Stormwater Project has begun. King Street will see stormwater infrastructure replacement. The stormwater infrastructure replacement will take 2-3 weeks, followed by curb ramp replacement from May 20 to July 18. Milling and restoration of street pavement will be completed from July 18 to August 12, which will include the first block of Culp Street. Expect