Main Street Lake Placid Upgrades

Main Street Lake Placid Upgrades
North to South End Overview of Main Street Upgrade Area

Main Street Lake Placid Upgrades



The Main Street Upgrade project will begin its second season on April 11, 2022. 

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Main Street Detour, One Main Park, Sidewalks, and More


Work continues for the Main Street upgrade. Spring through Fall 2021 focus areas include sidewalks, One Main Park plantings, road surfaces and the completion of new water service tie-ins. See the details above. To learn more choose the topic that is of interest:


Spring through Fall 2022 Construction Activities 


Construction will pick back up during the spring of 2022 and continue through the fall. It is targeted to begin April 11, 2022 and to wrap up mid to late November 2022, depending upon weather.  Multiple crews may be working at the same time - sign up for the weekly Construction Forecast updates to stay in-touch with each week's activities.  It is anticipated that all major work from the Conference Center to One Main Park will be completed by the end of the 2022 construction season. Work will continue from the Conference Center on Main Street to the Route 73 / Route 86 intersection, in 2023.  Summer and fall 2022 construction activities include: 


Curbing & sidewalks

The Village will continue to lay the granite block pavers on both the Mirror Lake side and the Theatre side of Main Street.  


Mirror Lake or east side:

  • Das Haus to Parkside Drive


Theatre or west side:

  • across from NBT Bank to Sugar Shack (by Golden Arrow Hotel)
  • Public parking lot across from the US Post Office to the Conference Center 


Parking will be available in the public parking lot and along Main Street with brief interruptions during work on the sidewalks.  


Learn more about the new sidewalks.  

Water Main
A new 10" water main and laterals will be installed on Main Street from the Olympic Conference Center to the Route 73 / route 86 Intersection.  

Water Management System

Drainage will be installed on Olympic Drive

Main Street Road Surface

A final paving coat for Main Street is anticipated to be done in October from One Main park to the Public Parking lot near Olympic Drive

ORDA will continue their construction on the Olympic Conference Center.  As a result Cummings Road will become one way north, from School Street to Main Street.  


Spring, summer and fall 2021 saw significant worked completed, including new: 


  16" water main on Main Street with most of the new water services to the buildings also installed 

√  stormwater management basin in One Main Park along with parts of the stormwater drainage on Parkside Drive 

√  stormwater management basin in the central parking lot across from NBT bank and in the public parking lot across from the Post Office, including a new trench drain at the bottom of Olympic Drive 

  configuration for One Main Park, along with a newly shaped Main Street / Sara-Placid Road (Rte 86) intersection and granite pavers 

  new irrigation system in One Main Park in preparation for fall planting as well as a new railing, and the placement of a sitting wall and boulders 

√  granite curbing on Mirror Lake Drive across from Lakeside Resort, up Sara-Placid Road (Rte 86) and in front of High Peaks Resort including new granite and concrete paver sidewalks 

  granite curbing on Main Street on the hill (west) side from High Peaks down to the Conference Center, and on the Mirror Lake side from One Main Park to the intersection of Parkside Drive and Mirror Lake Drive

  granite paver sidewalk on Main Street from High Peaks Resort to across from NBT Bank on the hill (west) side, and on the Mirror Lake Side from One Main Park to Mids Park

√  new pedestrian bump-outs and NYS compliant pedestrian ramps 

  Redi-Rock wall in the central parking lot across from NBT bank, including new ramp, spaces, temporary surface and parking spot painting

√  unexpected (due to deteriorating conditions) 12" water main and 8" sewer main on Sara-Placid Road (Rte 86), with all laterals and connections completed


Information Sessions 


The Village recently shared the construction, mobility, communications and marketing plans for the Main Street Upgrade. The presentation is below under "Documents" and the recording is below under "Links".  


To see the Main Street Upgrade Overview shared in November 2020, download the presentation under "Documents" below.  



Check this page often as the Village posts updates about the Main Street upgrades.  







Main Street Upgrade 2nd Information Session Recording (March 2021)
The recording of the second information session presentation for the Main Street Upgrade
Main Street Upgrade construction, mobility, communicatios and marketing plans
Overview of the Main Street Upgrades.
Main Street Upgrade Bumpout



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