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    Street Closings for New Year's Eve Celebration

    December 29 2016
    Seventh Street in the City of Allentown will be closed from Linden Street to Walnut Street from 9pm on Saturday, December 31 until shortly after midnight for a New Year’s Eve Celebration.
  • Homepage, Public Works, Recycling & Solid Waste

    Allentown Launches Recyclebank Program

    November 15 2016
    Rewards for recycling are coming to the city of Allentown!
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    City in Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Area

    October 10 2016
    An isolated pocket of Spotted Lanternfly found in Allentown is cause for vigilance, not alarm, said Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding.
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    Pawlowski Makes Cabinet Nominations

    September 16 2016
    Mayor Ed Pawlowski is submitting the names of Craig Messinger and Michael A. Walker, Esq. to City Council to become Director of Public Works and Director of Community & Economic Development respectively.
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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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