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    Lane Closure Scheduled

    November 12 2015
    A lane closure is scheduled for Monday, November 16 on North Front Street between Linden Street and Chew Street in Allentown for installation of electrical conduit associated with a PPL Allentown Substation project. Lane closure will alternate sides durin...
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    7th & Linden Restrictions

    November 12 2015
    One west bound lane of Linden Street from Church Street to Seventh Street and one south bound lane of Seventh Street from Linden Street to Hamilton Street will be closed from Tuesday, November 17 to Thursday, November 19 from 7:30am to 4:30pm each day. No...
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    Water Line Work for Bridge Project

    October 12 2015
    The general contractor for the American Parkway Bridge project, New Enterprise Stone and Lime, Co., Inc., and their subcontractor Wexcon, Inc. will be performing waterline tie-in work at the intersection of Front Street and Furnace Street during the night...
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    Snow Emergency Lifted 6am Tuesday

    January 25 2015
    The Snow Emergency in the City of Allentown was lifted effective at 6am on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
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    Allentown Ready for Snow Storm

    November 25 2014
    The city of Allentown is prepared for the expected first snow storm of the season. According to Interim Director of Public Works Craig Messinger, plows and salt spreaders are mounted on 43 trucks to make traveling in the city as safe as possible.
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    Union Street Bridge Opens

    November 20 2014
    Traveling east and west through Allentown got a little easier this afternoon with the opening of the brand new Union Street Bridge. The bridge is located just east of St. Elmo Street on Union Street and adjacent to the Union Terrace Park and Elementary Sc...
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    Front Street Closing for Bridge Demolition

    November 07 2014
    Front Street (SR 1015) in the City of Allentown will be closed in both directions beginning on Wednesday, November 19 and will remain closed for approximately one year while the existing Front Street bridge over American Parkway is demolished and the at-g...
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    Consultants Presenting Stormwater Study

    October 20 2014
    Consulting engineers for the City of Allentown will present their findings from a study of the Livingston Watershed Stormwater Collection system on Wednesday, October 29. The public is invited to attend the presentation which will be held at 6pm at West E...
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    Daytime Detours Scheduled 8th St Bridge

    October 07 2014
    The contractor at the Eighth Street Bridge rehabilitation project will implement a daytime detour from 9AM to 3PM for deck placements on Friday, October 17.
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    City Offering Sidewalk Loan Program

    October 07 2014
    The City of Allentown will offer a self-forgiving loan program to qualified homeowners who are required to install/replace curbs/sidewalk on their property in conjunction with the city's 2014 Street Reconstruction and Pedestrian Safety Program.
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