Next Phase of Lake’s revitalization Set

By Jean Shanley

May 20, 2020

CONNEAUT LAKE — The next phase of the Conneaut Lake revitalization project is scheduled to begin in September.

The planned work is to improve the sidewalks and landscaping from Second Street to Third Street in the borough.

Bill Eldridge, president of the Conneaut Lake Community Development Committee, which has spearheaded the project, told members of Conneaut Lake Borough Council last week that PennDOT has placed the project on the September work list.

Eldridge said the project is totally funded by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, so Penn-DOT schedules the work, which calls for notice to proceed on Sept. 21.

He said that could change, however, but he is hopeful it won’t so work could be done before the fall construction period ends.

The project is part of a multimillion-dollar revitalization project for downtown Conneaut Lake.

Work has already been completed from First Street to Second Street with many improvements, and on Fireman’s Beach with major improvements.

The committee continues to seek grants for other revitalization in the borough.