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    Street Paving in Arena Zone

    August 20 2014
    The streets surrounding the Arena Project will be closed for paving. A list of streets effected follows:
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    Line Painting on Allentown Streets

    July 14 2014
    Motorists in the city of Allentown may come across a line painting project later this week weather permitting. The work will not require any street closings or parking restrictions, but drivers will see traffic cones in work areas.
  • Public Works, Streets

    PennDOT To Begin I-78 Bridge Repairs in Parkway

    May 23 2014
    PennDOT contractors will be making repairs and replacements to a stormwater drainage pipe in Lehigh Parkway, immediately below the I-78 bridge spanning Little Lehigh Creek.
  • Public Works, Streets

    Eighth Street Bridge Rehab to Begin May 5

    April 28 2014
    PennDOT’s more than two-year rehabilitation project on the Albertus L. Meyers Bridge, more commonly known as the Eighth Street Bridge in Allentown, is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 5. The southbound travel lane will be closed and detoured while a sing...
  • Public Works, Recycling & Solid Waste

    Volunteers Sought for Great Allentown Cleanups

    April 07 2014
    Volunteers from across the city are urged to sign-up now to participate in Mayor Ed Pawlowski’s 8TH Annual Great Allentown Cleanups. Most of the activity will take place on Saturday, April 26 just following Earth Day which is Tuesday, April 22.
  • Public Works, Streets

    Hamilton Street Block to Reopen

    April 03 2014
    Hamilton Street between Seventh and Eighth streets in the City of Allentown is expected to reopen by 4:30 this afternoon. That stretch has been closed since Saturday, March 22 to complete a very deep tie-in and manhole installation to the existing sanitar...
  • Public Works

    Messinger Named Interim Public Works Director

    April 01 2014
    Mayor Ed Pawlowski has named Craig Messinger interim Director of the Department of Public Works in the City of Allentown.
  • Public Works, Streets

    700 Block of Hamilton Closure Extended

    March 28 2014
    Poor weather and the large amount of buried utilities are forcing an additional one week closure of Hamilton Street between Seventh and Eighth streets in the City of Allentown.
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    Snow Emergency Lifted

    February 16 2014
    The Snow Emergency in the city of Allentown was lifted at 2pm on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Parking is once again permitted where legal on snow emergency routes.
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    15th Street Bridge Beams Put In Place

    June 14 2013
    The last of 14 beams being delivered this week for the reconstruction of the 15th Street Bridge and Ward Street Bridge in the City of Allentown was put into place today.
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