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UPDATE: May 18, 2018

Commencing the Week of May 21st the following activities will be underway along Main Street from Saranac Avenue to the Post Office as upgrade work on the Main Street sewer lines continues:


  1. Sliplining  Project (Mid’s Park to Post Office):Cleaning and camera-ing work has been completed.  On Monday, May 21st the village contractor will commence work to install the slip-lining material into the two lines along Main Street.  This will be done in sections, spread over the next two weeks. The contractor will be advising those properties affected 24 hours prior to commencing installation, recommending that their water usage be reduced (not necessarily shut off).  Traffic flows will be maintained or directed in the event a lane is closed. On-street parking will continue to be managed as during the past weeks with spaces coned off where work is being done.


  2. Sewer Line Replacement Project (Mid’s Park to Saranac Avenue/One Main Street):

    Digging for replacement of a 15” sewer Line under the southbound lane of Main Street will commence Monday, May 21st starting from Mid’s Park and running North to the bottom of Saranac Avenue.   This section is expected to require 7-10 days to install. Work will start 6am – 6pm Monday thru Thursday and 6am – Noon Fridays.  During the workday no parking will be available in this work zone. Parking will be available from 6pm until 5am the following morning. Two way traffic lanes will be maintained during the workday.


    Digging for the replacement of a 8” sewer line under the Northbound parking lane is anticipated to commence on or about May 30th (no work Friday or Monday of Memorial Day Weekend), starting from Mid’s Park  and running North to One Main Street. This section is expected to require 7-10 days to install. Work will start at 6am-6pm Monday thru Thursday and 6am – Noon Fridays.  During the work day no parking will be available in the work zone. Parking will be available from 6pm until 5am the following morning.  Two way traffic lanes will be maintained during the workday.


    Please remember all scheduled work is weather dependent, subject to change.  We are working towards a sounder, safer Lake Placid infrastructure. Your patience will be greatly appreciated. Those with issues or concerns may call the village at (518) 523 – 2584 from 9am – 5pm weekdays.



Due to a lack of drivers, Placid Xpress SUNDAY Service is suspended effective immediately.  Updates will be provided as available.


Welcome to the Village of Lake Placid official website. The Village of Lake Placid was incorporated in 1900 and is located in the Town of North Elba in the Adirondack Mountains in the northwestern corner of Essex County, New York. The Village is internationally known having proudly hosted the Winter Olympics twice in 1932 and 1980 and is the site of the "Miracle on Ice" when the USA men's hockey team defeated the heavily favored USSR team to go on and win the Gold Medal in the '80 Olympics.  Lake Placid is also home to one of only three year-round United States Olympic Training Centers and periodically hosts world-class competitions in downhill and Nordic skiing, biathlon, ski jumping, luge, bobsledding, skeleton, speed skating and figure skating.


In a setting offering incredible views of the Adirondack Mountains including New York State's highest peak at Mt. Marcy, Lake Placid provides a plethora of outdoor activities from downhill skiing on Whiteface, the Olympic Mountain, to cross-country skiing, year-round hiking, fishing, ice-climbing, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and snowmobiling. The Village of Lake Placid annually host the Empire State Winter Games in February, the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horseshows in late June, and the Lake Placid Ironman in July.

In addition, the Village of Lake Placid offers outstanding dining experiences at its many restaurants, hotels and resorts, unique shopping experiences along its picturesque Main Street and many cultural activities. The Lake Placid Center for the Arts offers year-round music, dance, theatre, film and family programs. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta is a summer chamber orchestra whose musicians come from larger orchestras and university faculties throughout the country. For six weeks in the summer the Sinfonietta offers weekly classical performances at the Center for the Arts on Sunday evenings, in Mid's Park on Main Street on Wednesday evenings, and at various locations in the Adirondacks.  The Lake Placid Film Forum was co-founded in 2000 by author Russell Banks, former New York Daily News Critic Kathleen Carroll and artist Naj Wikoff and is an annual mid-June event which, like a film festival, exhibits a series of films and often features the filmmakers and cast members who attend the screenings.  The Lake Placid Institute creates opportunities for learning, sharing, and enjoying the cultural life of the Adirondacks.

A small town with a big city feel, the Village of Lake Placid is a great place to raise a family. Both public and private schools offer a well-rounded education to our children at the Lake Placid Central School, North Country School, Northwood School and National Sports Academy. Excellent health care facilities are provided by Adirondack Health with 24-hour emergency services, outpatient services and primary and specialty care services.

The Village of Lake Placid 
maintains this website to provide village related news, meetings, documents and contact information to our residents and visitors alike.



Lake Placid Village, Inc.

North Elba Town Hall

2693 Main Street

Lake Placid, NY 12946

Phone: (518) 523-2597

Fax: (518) 523-1321









Craig H. Randall, Mayor

Phone: (518) 523-2584

Fax:     (518) 523-1321

Email:   MayorRandall@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov




Anita Anthony Estling, Village Clerk
Phone: 518-523-2584
Fax:     518-523-1321
Email:  LPClerk@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov 





Paul J. Ellis, Village Treasurer

Phone: 518-523-2597, Ext. 125

Fax:     518-523-1362

Email:  Treasurer@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov 




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