City provides details regarding upcoming street reconstruction projects

YORK – York Public Works offices have provided information to the public, so everyone can plan for upcoming street closures during street reconstruction projects.

City officials say there will be approximately 6-week closure timeframes for each construction area. The roads in each area will be completely closed to traffic and residents will have to utilize alternative parking along side streets outside the construction areas and walk to their homes.

Here are the details:

Mailboxes for residents on Blackburn Avenue between Third and Sixth Streets will be relocated to the southwest corner of Sixth Street, southwest and southeast corners of Fourth Street. This mailbox placement is expected to take place on March 28.

Trash receptacles are asked to be placed in the alleyways for residents on the west side of stretch of street from Third to Sixth Street. Residents on the east side of are asked to put their trash receptacles on the side streets.

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Scheduled work hours and dates of construction are subject to change, city officials say, and working hours may be outside normal hours of day, due to weather conditions.

Grass seeding and sprinkler relocation will take place after concrete is placed for the street, at no cost. If sprinkler heads can be marked, city officials said that would “be great and repairs will be made.” Also sidewalks and driveway approaches which are removed will also be replaced at no cost.

Street construction is expected to last six weeks per section.

They also said residents with driveways adjoining Blackburn Avenue will have to park on side streets outside of the construction area.

Sixth Street will remain open during construction.

Construction is expected to begin April 1.

If there is a request for medical accommodations, residents are asked to contact the city offices at 402-363-2600.

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