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Update 04/30/18

On or around Monday, April 30, paving will begin on West High Street starting at Duke Street.


Update: 01/21/18

On or around Monday, January 22, boring will be done in the area of the Dollar General/Shepherdstown Pharmacy/Subway under Potomac Drive.


Update:  01-16-18 3:56 p.m.

The water main break has been repaired.  The boil water advisory has been lifted.


Update:  01-16-18 2:30 p.m.

As a result of the work on Rt. 45 (south side) from Sheetz to the Shepherdstown Fire Department, a water main has been damaged.  Water service for customers in this area will be interrupted to allow repairs to the water main.  Once water is restored, a boil water advisory will be in effect for only the customers affected in this area (south side of Rt. 45 from Sheetz to the Shepherdstown Fire Department).

Update:  01-14-18

On Monday, January 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., water service will be interrupted to customers on Rt. 45 from Sheetz to the Shepherdstown Fire Department.  This interruption will affect only the customers on the south side (Sheetz side) of Rt. 45.

Update: 12-25-2017

On or around Tuesday, December 26, boring will take place under Rt. 45 adjacent to the Sheetz Store.  Staging will take place on W. High Street.  This work should not impede traffic flow.


Update:  12-20-17

Paving on High Street has ceased until further notice.  The water line project work continues on West High Street.


Update: 12-20-17

Today, paving will take place on West High Street from King Street to Duke Street.


Update:  12-18-17

Paving will take place on Tuesday, December 19, in the area of High Street, from King Street to Princess Street.


Update: 12-15-2017

Beginning on or around Monday, December 18, the intersection of North Duke Street and West High Street will be closed intermittently for the installation of the high service dedicated water line.  Please expect delays.  Furthermore, W. High Street, from King Street to Duke Street will be closed for paving.  North Church will be closed to through traffic.

Update:  12-05-17

As the water line construction progresses, W. High Street will be closed from Duke Street to Minden Lane beginning today, December 5.

Update:  11-30-2017

Construction will stop for this week at 1:00 p.m. today.  Beginning on or around Monday, December 4, construction will continue on W. High Street between King Street and Duke Street.  This area of High Street will be closed to vehicular traffic during this time.

Update: 11-29-2017

Beginning on or around Wednesday, November 29, W. High Street will be closed from King Street to Duke Street due to the water line construction.

Update: 11-27-2017

Beginning on or around Tuesday, November 28, the intersection of King and High Street will have intermittent traffic delays.  North King Street will be reduced to one lane going northbound only.


The Corporation of Shepherdstown will begin construction of the dedicated high service water line.  This construction is necessary to improve our overall operation of our water system in preparation of the new water treatment system. Construction will begin on or around Monday, November 13 in the area of West High Street (from Duke Street to King Street).  High Street will be reduced to “one lane” allowing traffic to travel westbound only.  For more information, contact Kenny Shipley, Project Inspector, at (304) 876-3350 or Frank Welch, Public Works Director, at (304) 876-3322.