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Rabbittransit’s Gettysburg-Hanover Connector will continue for another year

Rabbittransit’s Executive Director Rich Farr announced at a recent @Home in Adams County Coalition meeting that the Gettysburg-Hanover Connector bus will provide service for another year. This is a big deal! SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED This Governor’s Workforce Development Pilot Project launched in February 2021 with the goal of connecting …

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Gettysburg reacts to oversized vehicle parking project

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. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED Gettysburg resident Kari Greenwalt said the bus …

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Gettysburg nixes “Franklin Funnel” but approves making Racehorse Alley one-way

After months of discussion, the Gettysburg Borough Council approved creating a construction design for a project that would make Racehorse Alley run one-way from Washington St. to Buford Ave. The alley currently allows two-way traffic but requires vehicles to drive on private property in order to pass. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED …

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Gettysburg moves closer to making Racehorse Alley one-way

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. …

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Gettysburg begins comprehensive zoning review; Hires new police officers

Gettysburg Borough is moving forward with a comprehensive zoning review. There have already been two meetings, which have focused primarily on administrative issues. The borough said redrawing the zoning map would likely take a couple of months, and that public input would be sought going forward. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED …

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How to Park in Downtown Gettysburg

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 …

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Gettysburg seeks input on Racehorse Alley changes

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. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED The proposed changes are backed by Healthy Adams …

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Sheely and Dobbin Alleys to be resurfaced

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 …

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Rabbittransit introduces new service: Gettysburg-Hanover Connector

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 …

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Gettysburg Borough hears transit plans from rabbittransit and Adams County

Richard Farr, Executive Director of rabbittransit, presented his organization’s plans for transit service around the Gettysburg area to the borough council last week. Farr said the pandemic had reduced ridership to less than 30% of normal ridership at one point, but that it had increased since then and that service around the Gettysburg area was still …

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Resurfacing Project to Begin on Route 116 from Iron Springs Rd. to Route 16

A 1.75-mile resurfacing project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 7, on Route 116 (Fairfield Road) in Adams County. This project consists of paving, base repairs, guiderail updates, line painting, and work on two bridge structures on Route 116 from Route 16 in Carroll Valley Borough to Iron Springs Road in Hamiltonban Township. SPONSORED SPONSORED …

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Bridge on Mason Dixon Road (Route 3002) will close for 7 weeks for repairs

PennDOT announced today that a contractor will begin a bridge maintenance project on Mason Dixon Road (Route 3002) in Adams County. The bridge is located between Barlow Road (Route 2001) and Route 134 in Mount Joy Township. Work includes milling, placing a waterproofing membrane, paving, rock placement, and repointing the stone abutment and wings. SPONSORED …

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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) …

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Bridge replacement project to begin on Mummasburg Road in Franklin Township, Adams County

A bridge replacement project on Mummasburg Road (Route 3017) in Adams County is scheduled to begin next week. The bridge spans Mud Run between Crooked Creek Road and Belmont Road in Franklin Township. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED This project consists of the replacement of the structure, minor approach work, and …

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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. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED …

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Broadway Street Construction Update – September 6th, 2019

West Broadway- Doyle is currently working on restoring waterline trenches and pavement. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED 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 …

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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. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED …

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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. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED …

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King Street Stormwater Project to Affect Traffic

The King Street Stormwater Project has begun. King Street will see stormwater infrastructure replacement. SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED 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 …

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Stratton & Water Street To Be Milled

Stratton & Water Street Update   SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED SPONSORED The milling on Stratton and Water Street will begin the week of May 8th, 2019. Paving is scheduled to begin the week of May 13th, 2019.