Buckeye Pipeline Inspection

Beginning late May, Buckeye Pipeline will be conducting a routine survey of their pipeline right-of-way.  Titan Corrosion Services is contracted to perform the work on Buckeye’s behalf, and crew members will be wearing hardhats and carrying appropriate recording information.  Survey work will continue until completed.  Buckeye will be sending out notices to residents who have right-of-way within their property.

For additional questions, please contact Buckeye Pipe Line staff Curtis Lehman at 717-562-6160 or Ron Gable at 484-538-3099.

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Construction at the intersection of Gettysburg Pike and South Market Street (Updated 05/19/23)

Beginning the week of March 6th, road improvements are expected to begin along Gettysburg Pike and South Market Street.  The improvements include pole relocations from PP&L, lane widening and repaving, new turn lanes, sidewalk and other pedestrian access upgrades, an extension of the left-turn lane for the US Route 15 south bound on-ramp, and more.  No road closures are expected, only lane closures.  Please proceed with caution through this and any other active construction zone.  If possible, use alternative routes.

Construction will take place in two phases.  The following Improvement Map illustrates generalized improvements associated with each phase. 

  • Phase I, Improvements along Gettysburg Pike.  Phase 1 is expected to begin in early March and go through the end of June.  Exact start and end dates may change depending on weather, construction material availability, and other conditions.
  •  Phase II, Improvements along South Market Street.  Phase II will begin later this year.  Anticipated construction dates to be determined at a later time.   

Update:  Beginning April 30th, construction will take place overnight from 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.  During this time, the traffic signal at the intersection will be on a flashing mode, and flaggers will be out directing traffic.  The traffic signal will return to regular operation during non-construction hours.  Posted: 04/25/23.

Update:  On May 30th, weather permitting, construction is expected to begin earlier than 6:00 p.m.  Please expect delays during the evening commute.  If possible, use alternative routes.  Posted: 05/16/23.

Update:  From June 2nd – June 4th, construction will take place along South Market Street.  Construction crews will be working through the weekend to install necessary infrastructure, which will require crossing under South Market Street.  Expect minor delays and lane closures during this time.  Posted: 05/19/23.

 

This post will be updated periodically as new information becomes available. 

If you would like to learn more about the new developments shown on the illustration plan, you can go to our Development Projects page.  Information about the 7-Eleven can be found on the 147 & 151 Gettysburg Pike plan, and information about the Chick-fil-A and surrounding buildings can be found on the Mills at Shepherdstown Crossing plan.

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HARB Vacancy – Volunteer Wanted (Registered Architect)

The township is seeking a registered Architect fill a vacancy on the Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB).  HARB is a volunteer advisory board consisting of seven members who review exterior structural changes and signage on properties located within the Township’s Municipal Historic Districts.  HARB reports its findings and recommendations to the Board of Commissioners regarding the advisability of issuing a Certificate of Appropriateness. 

The vacant position has a term that expires on December 31, 2027, with an option to renew for an additional five years thereafter.  HARB meetings are typically held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., as necessary.

Interested candidates must be a registered architect, preferably who live or own property in the Township.  If you or someone you know is interested, please contact the Township’s Community Development Department at 717-766-0756 or stop by the Township office for more information.  Our volunteer form can be found on our Applications Page here under “Boards and Commissioners Application”.

Thank you for your interest.

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York County Bridge 247 Replacement Project

Bridge No. 247 over the Yellow Breeches Creek will be replaced.  The bridge is located on North Grantham Road and Mill Road.  The project involves replacing the existing structurally deficient bridge to provide safe and efficient crossing over the Yellow Breeches Creek that can carry legal loads and retain connectivity between the York County and Cumberland County communities.  The project is currently in the permitting phase, but is expected to be completed between Spring – Fall 2025.

At the May 5, 2022 Board of Commissioners’ meeting, a representative of Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (HRG) shared plans to replace the York County Bridge # 247.  The project is a combined effort of York and Cumberland Counties, with York County taking the lead on the project.  To view HRG’s Exhibits, visit the township’s Development Projects page.  For more information about the project, visit York County’s website at York County Bridge Program.

Questions or concerns related to the project may be addressed to HRG’s project engineer, Matthew J. Lena, P.E., at mlena@hrg-inc.com

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Cumberland County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Cumberland County is once again hosting drop-off events for household hazardous waste collection.  The county has four events planned for 2023.  The dates are April 13th, June 17th, August 19th, and October 26th.

Pre-registration is required, and a fee of $0.55 per pound will be charged.  The events are open to Cumberland County residents only.  For additional information about the project and how to sign up, visit the Cumberland County website at https://www.ccpa.net/3376/Household-Hazardous-Waste-Program.  

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