Rail Yard Rezoning Before Lancaster City Council

More than six years ago Lancaster City Council gave its enthusiastic blessing to a plan to build a “meds & eds” campus on the former Armstrong World Industries site.

Council members voted to rezone 57 acres of the former flooring plant to allow the creation of athletic fields for Franklin & Marshall College and educational facilities for Lancaster General Hospital.

Now they being asked to rezone a long, narrow area that separates two sections of the college and completes the expanded tract for the $46 million project.

On Monday, Lancaster General Hospital formally asked council members to change the zoning designation for 28 acres of Norfolk Southern‘s Dillerville rail yard from “central manufacturing” to “mixed use.”

Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/643821_Rail-yard-rezoning-before-Lancaster-City-Council.html#ixzz1uKNeTHe0

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