the Urban Improvement Project (UIP) approaches a critical stage in the
construction process, the need to concentrate time schedules to meet completion
deadlines has arrived. That means crews will be working longer days and
nights in order to accomplish their tasks by the target dates at Barbara Ingram
School for the Arts (13-17 S. Potomac Street), The Maryland Theatre (21 S.
Potomac Street), and the Schmankerl Stube (58 S. Potomac Street).
addition to the private investment-related labor, the City of Hagerstown is
working on extending the Cultural Trail and creating a public plaza by the
District Courthouse between S. Potomac and W. Washington Streets. In
preparation, the City is coordinating with various utility providers to bury
the overhead lines to ensure the viewing aesthetics in that area.
As such, the City has approved structure and private investment work to take place between 6am and 6pm, and utility work to be done between 6pm and 6am. Occasionally, it will be necessary to extend hours.
of construction for the downtown projects is as follows: October of 2019
for The Maryland Theatre, the fall of 2019 for the Schmankerl Stube expansion,
and early 2020 for the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts expansion.
City of Hagerstown recognizes that the construction times and noise may cause
some disruption and asks for the public’s patience during this time of
To receive notifications regarding UIP construction work that will occur outside the approved construction times listed above, or which will result in a street closure, email email@example.com. Call the Planning & Code Administration Department for more information at 301-739-8577, ext. 103.