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Clipper Magazine Stadium Excavation

Horst Excavating was selected as the site contractor for a long-anticipated minor league baseball stadium in Lancaster, PA. This 6,000-seat stadium was constructed on a former rail yard in an industrial, urban section of Lancaster City. Minimizing disruptions to urban life was important during this widely publicized project.


  • Storm, Sanitary Sewer, and Water Line Installation
  • Curb and Sidewalk Installation
  • Asphalt Parking Lot Paving
  • Building Foundation Installation
  • Ballfield Sub-Grading
  • Flag pole excavation
  • Urban Site Demolition - concrete slab demolition on five properties
  • Graded site on an angle to accommodate the various seating areas
  • Compressed time frame with no ability to extend the timeline due to the firm baseball schedule
  • Complex phasing and scheduling
Project Details

Owner: Redevelopment Authority, City of Lancaster
Location: Redevelopment Authority, City of Lancaster


  • Site Excavation
  • Road & Infrastructure Construction
  • Underground Utilities
  • Demolition & Land Clearing