Court Facility Improvement Project News

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.

February 01, 2019

Facility Project Demolition Phase Underway

The demolition phase of the Court Facility Improvement Project is underway and on schedule.

December 07, 2018

Franklin County Preps for Demolition at Downtown Project Site

Pedestrian traffic patterns are changing along North Main Street in downtown Chambersburg. A construction fence will surround the perimeter of the Court Facility Improvement Project Main Street/Lincoln Way East site.

October 23, 2018

County to Increase Parking with Purchase of Elks Lodge

The Franklin County Commissioners entered into a sales agreement for the purchase of the Elks Lodge in Chambersburg to be used as satellite parking for court related offices.

October 04, 2018

Facility Floor Plans Finalized and Approved

The design and floor plans for the new Judicial Center, renovations to the Courthouse Annex, and renovations to the Old Courthouse have been finalized and approved by the Board of Commissioners.

August 03, 2018

Bid Awarded for Mock-up Courtroom Construction

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved a bid for the judicial center courtroom mock-ups as part of the process to finalize designs for the Court Facility Improvement Project.

June 28, 2018

Commissioners Approve Property Purchase as Part of Long-term Development Plan

Franklin County Commissioners moved to purchase the property located at the corner of N. Second Street and Montgomery Alley.