Lark Street Infrastructure Project

Lark Street Rendering


  • Milling & First-Course Paving is completed. A final Top Course of asphalt will be placed toward the end of the project in October. Partial curb and sidewalk reconstruction is currently in progress. (9/1/23)
  • Cobblestones are currently in process of being removed from intersections. (08/16/23)
  • Milling and First Course of Paving currently scheduled to begin on Monday, August 21st.
  • Project mobilization is scheduled to begin on July 31st with work to begin on Monday, August 7th. 

The Lark Street Infrastructure Project is scheduled to begin in August 2023 and conclude by October 2023. The scope of the project includes:

  • Restoration of the pavement (Mill and Fill).
  • Removal of cobblestone intersections.
  • Addition of stamped asphalt strips (for traffic calming).
  • Ensure ADA Compliance (ADA ramps & detectable warnings).
  • Replacement of Curb Ramps and Sidewalks as necessary.
  • Incorporate Sidewalk extensions or bumpouts to the extent practical.
  • Install Hi-Vis Crosswalks.
  • Replacement and planting of new trees.
  • Addition of strings lights across Lark Street.
  • Installation new park benches, bike racks and trash receptacles.
Lark St. Improvements Visual (PNG)
Lark Street Boundry Map
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  1. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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  1. Is the plan for Lark Street shown at the Public Informational Meeting final?
  1. What is the City’s intention behind this project?
  1. Is there any way to incorporate better signage into this project?
  1. How will the historic nature of Lark Street be maintained throughout this project?
  1. Is Lark Street still intended to be a thoroughfare from Delaware Ave to Washington Ave?
  1. Will the stamped asphalt extend into the bike path?
  1. Have elevated (raised) crosswalks and/or intersections been considered for this project?
  1. Will there be a straight walking path for pedestrians on Lark Street?
  1. Will cast iron detectable warning plates be used for the Lark Street sidewalk ramps?
  1. Are taxpayer dollars used in the funding of this project?
  1. What will be the typical construction work hours?
  1. What color and temperature will the string lights be?
  1. What is the timeline of construction for this project?
  1. Will there be a cap on the number of parking spaces and trees removed?
  1. Was there a “business impact study” completed?
  1. Will repaving Lark Street result in increased speeding?
  1. Why isn’t the entire sidewalk on Lark Street being replaced?
  1. Will bollards be used on Lark Street?
  1. How were locations for mid-block crossings at Hamilton Street and Chestnut Street determined?
  1. Can the pedestrian signals be automatic instead of push button activated? Will there be signal timing changes for pedestrians at Delaware Avenue and Madison Avenue?