Lewisburg Borough’s Mixed Use Path/Nature Play/Floodplain Restoration Project Update

The Hufnagle Park Parking Lot and the Kidsburg Playground are closed. These closures are expected to remain in place until at least November 2021 but may continue into late spring 2022.

St. Louis Street between South Fifth Street and South Sixth Street is also closed for sidewalk and utility work. This closure will likely be in place for a limited time, but please keep checking our Facebook page and website for updates.

Parking restrictions on South Sixth Street between St. Louis Street and James Alley are expected to begin later this week. Please also watch for temporary closures of South Sixth Street for construction-related activities.

As always, please obey all road closure signs and watch out for workers in construction zones.

Please check the Borough’s website (www.lewisburgborough.org) and this Facebook page for future updates.

Lewisburg Borough’s Mixed Use Path/Nature Play/Floodplain Restoration Project Update

Hufnagle Park Parking Lot and St. Louis Street have been reopened.  The Kidsburg Playground is expected to reopen during the morning of Friday, June 25, 2021.  The initial phase of demolition/removal activities has been completed.

During the week of June 28, 2021, the contractor expects to be working on handicap ramp replacements in the Hufnagle Park parking lot, at the intersection of South Sixth Street/St. Louis Street, and South Sixth Street/St. Catharine Street.  Please watch for lane closures and parking restrictions on St. Louis Street and South Sixth Street.  In addition, the parking lot at Hufnagle Park may be closed at times to allow for demolition activities and concrete placement.

Long-term closure of the Kidsburg playground and the parking lot at Hufnagle Park are expected to begin on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.  Parking will also be restricted along South Sixth Street between St. Louis Street and James Alley.  These closures and parking restrictions are expected to remain in place until at least November 2021 but may continue into late spring 2022.

Please check the Borough’s Facebook page and the website for future updates.

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Lewisburg Borough’s Mixed Use Path/Nature Play/Floodplain Restoration Project Update

Lewisburg Borough’s Mixed-Use Path/Nature Play/Floodplain Restoration Project Update – Kidsburg Playground, Hufnagle Park Parking Lot, and St. Louis Street closures during the week of June 21, 2021

The project contractor plans to close the Kidsburg Playground area of Hufnagle Park from Monday, June 21, 2021 – Wednesday, June 23, 2021 for demolition and removal activities.   We expect the Kidsburg Playground area to re-open later in the week.

The contractor will also be closing the parking lot at Hufnagle Park and St. Louis Street between South Fifth Street and South Sixth Street during work hours on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  Both the parking lot and street will re-open each evening.

As previously posted, the more lengthy closures of the playground at Kidsburg, the parking lot at Hufnagle Park, and street parking along South Sixth Street between St. Louis Street and James Alley will likely begin in early July. 

Please check the Borough’s website (www.lewisburgborough.org) and this Facebook page for future updates.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – LEWISBURG BOROUGH’S MIXED USE PATH/NATURE PLAY/FLOODPLAIN RESTORATION PROJECT

The contractor expects to begin limited construction activities associated with this project on Monday, June 21, 2021.  Initial activities will likely focus on demolition and removals associated with the project.  Residents and visitors should anticipate possible closures of portions of the playground at Kidsburg and the parking lot at Hufnagle Park during the week of June 21st for these demolition and removal activities.  It is expected that these initial closures will be for a period of several days.  More lengthy closures of the playground at Kidsburg, the parking lot at Hufnagle Park, and street parking along South Sixth Street between St. Louis Street and James Alley will likely begin in early July.

Please check either the Borough’s Facebook page and the Borough’s website for future updates

 

FULL-TIME PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE – REFUSE DISPOSAL

The Borough is currently accepting applications for a full-time Public Works employee to work primarily with the Refuse Disposal team. Details can be found below in the job advertisement and the job description. Also below is an application for employment form.

Public Works Employee Refuse – Full Time – Advertisement June 2021

Public Works-Refuse Laborer I – II Job Description

Application for Employment