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Please be advised that Fayetteville Contractors will begin construction work on the Mill Alley Stormwater and Walkway Improvements the week of September 18, 2023. The work will involve the demolition of the existing walkway, installation of storm sewer pipes and yard drains, and installation of new brick pavers. Mill Alley is a pedestrian walkway located between the buildings addressed as 47 North Main Street and 61 North Main Street.

Most construction activity will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; however, night work may occasionally take place between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Vehicle access and parking will be restricted, with Fayetteville Contractors signage to direct vehicles and pedestrians around the construction site. There may be times when the street and parking are closed to vehicle access.

The Borough of Chambersburg and Fayetteville Contractors apologize in advance for this inconvenience and thank vehicle operators and residents for your patience while street construction work takes place.

Please contact Brian Fogal, Engineering Supervisor, at 717-251-2415 or with questions.


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