LANCASTER Pa. (WHTM) — If you are planning to head Downtown Lancaster the week ending Feb. 26, you might want to give yourself a little more time for the drive.

Beginning at 5p.m. on Friday, Feb 25, until the early evening hours of Sunday, Feb. 27, a large crane positioned on Duke Street will be moving equipment to Lancaster General Hospital’s roof. During this time, traffic on the 500 block of Duke Street will not be permitted on the street.

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Map of Road Closure. Courtesy of LGH

The closure is due to work for Lancaster General Health’s emergency room expansion project, which began in 2020 and is expected to be completed sometime in 2024.