Court Facility Improvement Project News

July 03, 2020

New Administration Building 50% Complete - Project Site Tour

The new Administration Building is now 50% complete - this new building includes co-located county offices which means improved operational efficiency and better customer service. The project is on budget and on schedule to be finished October 2020.

January 17, 2020

Progress Update: Court Facility Improvement Project

The multi-faceted Franklin County Court Facility Improvement project is progressing on schedule and continues to be within budget according to Project Manager John Hart. An update was provided to the Board of Commissioners Thursday morning.

October 04, 2019

Groundbreaking Celebrates Start of Facility Project Construction

Construction for the Franklin County Court Facility Improvement Project symbolically began yesterday by breaking ground at the foot of the historic Courthouse.

September 25, 2019

Bids for County Administration Building are Within Budget

A bid opening resulted in 23 bids from local and regional contractors for general construction, HVAC/mechanical, plumbing, and electrical work for the future Franklin County Administration Building.

August 02, 2019

County Sets Intention to Award Judicial Center Bids

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners gave notice of their intent to award judicial center construction bids to three contractors.

July 24, 2019

Courthouse Campus Project Bids Come In Within Budget

A bid opening Tuesday morning resulted in 18 bids from area contractors for various work including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, elevator, and general construction. Three of the contractors are local to Franklin County.

July 12, 2019

County Proceeds with Future Administration Building Plans

The Board of Commissioners reviewed floor plans for the future Administration Building to be located at the corner of North Second and Grant Streets in Chambersburg.

April 02, 2019

Main Street Traffic Pattern Shifts Due to Demolition

Preparation for the demolition of the Wogans building at 56 North Main Street will begin on Sunday, April 7th. The construction fence around the building will be expanded into the parking lot of King Street Church after church services.

March 12, 2019

Franklin County Takes Next Step for Archives Facility

The Franklin County Commissioners approved intent to award bids related to archives facility general construction and construction related to plumbing, mechanical and electrical.