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Gettysburg National Military Park announces upcoming road paving project

GETTYSBURG, PA – Beginning Monday, May 22, park roads on the southern portion of the battlefield will be repaved. This four-month project will address road surfaces that are at the end of their lifespan.  

This project requires road closures that will temporarily interrupt the ability to visit portions of the battlefield while work is ongoing. Park roads may be fully closed or reduced to a single lane of traffic. However, no work will occur during the events of the 160th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg commemoration from July 1 to 3, weekends, or federal holidays.  

Roads to be repaved in May and June 2023 include: 

(dates may change due to weather or other impacts) 

  • Howe Avenue: May 22 to 26 – Full Closure. 
  • Birney Avenue: May 23 to 26 – Full Closure. 
  • North Sickles Avenue: May 23 to 26 – Full Closure. 
  • Sedgwick Avenue: May 30 to June 2 – Full Closure. 
  • Humphreys Avenue: May 31 to June 2 – Full Closure. 
  • Hancock Avenue (from Cyclorama Drive to Pleasonton Avenue): June 5 to 14 – Full Closure. 
  • Hancock Avenue (from Pleasonton Avenue to United States Avenue): June 5 to 14 – One Lane, Controlled Access. 
  • United States Avenue: June 19 to 27 – One Lane, Controlled Access. 

See attached map for more details. 

Roads to be repaved in July, August, and September 2023 include:   

(dates will be provided when scheduled) 

  • South Confederate Avenue. 
  • Ayers Avenue. 
  • Cross/Brooke/Detrobriand Avenues. 
  • South Sickles Avenue, including the Devil’s Den parking lot. 
  • Crawford Avenue. 
  • Wheatfield Avenue. 
  • Berdan Avenue. 
  • West Confederate Avenue, including all associated parking areas. 

Scheduled paving dates are subject to change. Every effort will be made to complete the work as expeditiously as possible as well as minimize disruptions for park visitors. Full details on the schedule of road work will be made available on the park website and social media platforms as details become available. 


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6 months ago

Needed but not happy about closed roads. Where is the map? No map attached.

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