UPDATE: Mandatory Evacuations No Longer in Effect

Mandatory evacuations are in effect for areas near the creeks and the Delaware River in Bensalem.


Update, Tuesday, Oct. 30 7:30 a.m.:

The mandatory evacuations to these areas in Bensalem is no longer in effect.

Update 2:30 p.m.: Bensalem police have included additional areas to the mandatory evacuations. (Shown below in bold italics.)

With flooding imminent due to heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy and high tides, Bensalem Emergency Management has issued mandatory evacuations for the following areas along local waterways.

Sgt. Andrew Aninsman said township "personnel are now notifying those residents."

Poquessing Creek:

  • Mill Road
  • Lafayette Gardens
  • Colonial Ave
  • Cedar Ave
  • Tennis Ave
  • Baxter Ave
  • Richardson Ave
  • Buttonwood Ave
  • Elwood Ave
  • Poquessing Ave
  • Emerson Ave
  • Evelyn Ave
  • Blackburn Ave
  • Lowell Ave
  • Whittier Ave
  • Gravel Pike
  • Creekside Apartments (Buildings 73,74,75,76)
  • Hunters Creek Apartments
  • Clover Ave
  • Century Lane
  • Dunksferry Road

Neshaminy Creek:

  • Bristol Rd/Old Lincoln Hwy
  • North River Drive
  • Wayne Turn - Cherokee Day Camp
  • Hulmeville Road - Adventure Land
  • Neshaminy Street
  • Canoe Road
  • Fulton Road
  • Maplewood Road
  • Fernwood
  • Sterling
  • Crescent
  • Clearview
  • Lewisville
  • Leonard
  • Florida
  • Wildwood
  • River Road
  • Flushing Road
  • Dunston Road
  • Kleckner Road
  • Ashton Road
  • Totem Road
  • Haunted Lane

Delaware River:

  • Bayswater Court
  • River Road (693-752)
  • Walnut
  • Mooresgate Court
  • Locust Ave
  • Midvale
  • River Road (2000-2156)
  • Street Rd/State Rd (Columbus Country Club)

Interior Areas:

  • Galloway @ Parx Stable entrance
  • Dara Faith
  • Windsor Drive
Mrs. H October 29, 2012 at 08:46 PM
NBC 10 has Bensalem declared state of emergency but the township website has disaster emergency... What's the difference and is there any driving restrictions in effect?
Tina October 29, 2012 at 10:40 PM
I wonder how Bristol road is? I'm suppose to work tonight in lower make field.
Joe Hart October 29, 2012 at 11:05 PM
Phila highways closed-Interstates 95, 76, 476, 676 and Route 1. Will be closed from 7pm Mon. until at least 2am Tue http://patch.com/A-zckG
Joe Hart October 30, 2012 at 02:46 PM
At about 7 am, Bensalem police issued the following: "Be advised the mandatory evacuation for designated Bensalem areas is no longer in effect."
leala66 October 30, 2012 at 03:53 PM
My son lives in BenSalem and i am unable to contact him! Anyone know anything about the area near Parks Race track. If so is there any way to contact him?


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