Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Against its attorney's advice, the Hatboro Borough Council refused an exception of the borough's noise ordinance to prevent late night, early morning work on County Line Road as part of a seven-month-long water main replacement.
A six- to seven-month-long water main replacement to begin on County Line Road may take a few more weeks to complete after Hatboro Borough Council Monday refused to allow overnight and early morning work. The project is being pursued by the Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority and involves constructing 30-inch water mains on 7.5 miles of roadway from Warminster to Feasterville, according to James Matticola of Gilmore and Associates Engineering. It is slated to begin on or about Nov. 5, 2012, and is expected to continue well into spring 2013. While the Hatboro community would not benefit from the project, Matticola came before the council Monday for a public hearing to see if the governing body would approve an exception to its noise …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Route 213 between Bristol Road and the Langhorne Borough Line in Northampton Township will be under construction.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will continue its 14-month project to install and replace raised pavement markers on several Philadelphia area highways, including roads in Northampton Township. Route 213 (West Maple Avenue) between Bristol Road and the Langhorne Borough Line in Northampton Township will be under construction on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. During installation, crews will occupy one lane to conduct a slow-moving operation, a PennDot press release stated. Motorists are advised to be alert and to expect possible delays when driving near work crews. The reflective markers, which will be installed along center lines, edge lines and ramps, improve visibility for drivers at night and …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Construction of the new water main at Traymore Manor is slated to begin Tuesday, July 24.
The first phase of the Traymore Manor Water Main Project is slated to start on Tuesday, July 24. Construction will begin on Inland Road. This phase of the project includes water main installation, hydrants and water laterals to the right-of-way line, according to an update from the township. During construction, Jacksonville Road will be closed and traffic will be rerouted during working hours for about a week. This is considered "a short-term inconvenience," according to the Board of Supervisors who gave an update on the project at June's supervisors meeting. The water main construction project will bring safe, public water to 107 properties that were affected by well contamination within Northampton Township. Back in February, an …
Monday, August 29, 2011
The school is ready for students this week and should be completely finished with construction by October.
For Principal Jill Kingston, the renovations to Churchville Elementary School don't just mean a new office and updated technology. Kingston said she feels "really, really fortunate" about the school and deemed it "a really beautiful school for the students." The construction, which has been ongoing since April of 2010, includeds new spaces and updated spaces throughout the building, she said. There's a new main entrance, administrative offices area, gymnasium, music classroom, art room, computer lab and four-classroom suite. The library was completely redone as were many of the existing classrooms. Bright, colorful paint and freshly laid concrete aren't the only new additions to the building. Now, every classroom has a SMART Board, which…
Friday, August 12, 2011
They're at it again in Northampon. This time, it's on Cameron Drive.
Northampton Township Public Works recently identified the roads they'd be working on in the rest of the summer, and Patch is keeping you posted.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Northampton Township Public Works will be working on township roadways in the coming weeks.
In the coming weeks, Northampton Township Public Works will be tackling seven sections of roadway previously identified as proposed paving projects for 2011. The projects, ranging in cost from $23,000 to $96,250, will occur weather-permitting between now and the week of Aug. 21. If all are completed, the township will have spent roughly $228,625 on pavement projects this year. Public Works Director Bob Kulp said the township is focusing on some of the more traveled roads this year as opposed to streets through developments. The schedule of projects is as follows: Week of July 31st: Tanyard Road and Lower Holland Road Week of Aug. 7th: Cameron Drive and Rocksville Road Week of Aug. 14th: Windsor Drive and Sherwood Drive Week of Aug. 21st: …
Monday, July 18, 2011
On July 18, the state Department of Transportation will begin its $8.8 million project to resurface many Bucks County roads.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Construction began today on more than 30 miles of Bucks County roadways as part of an $8.8 million Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) project, according to a press release. Crews will work from today through Aug. 18 to mill and pave Woodbourne Road between Quincy Drive and Wood Lane in Middletown Township from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling on Woodbourne Road during this operation. In addition, several major Northampton roadways will be included in the project, scheduled to be completed by July of 2012. Allan A. Myers, LP, of Worcester, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $9,508,028 project that is financed with 100 percent state funds. The…
Monday, April 25, 2011
Last week Patch highlighted five bad roads and bridges in the area.
Driving around Northampton Township can be beautiful and quite pleasant until, wham, the car hits a pothole and your world is literally rocked. Sound familiar? Last week Northampton Patch showcased five of the worst roads and bridges in township lines including 2nd Street Pike, Elm Avenue, Hatboro Road, the Mill Creek bridge on Bristol Road and the Ironworks Creek Bridge on Chinquapin Road. PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum said the department is aware of the poor state of bridges in Pennsylvania, recently qualified by a study produced by the advocacy group Transportation for America. According to the study, Pennsylvania holds the top spot for the most deteriorating bridges in the country, a whopping 26.5 percent. Northampton is no exception, …
Monday, February 7, 2011
A section of Almshouse Road will be closed possibly until May for bridge rehabilitation.
Construction begins today on the Almshouse Road bridge that crosses Little Neshaminy Creek, which will affect motorists' travels in the coming months. Almshouse road will be closed between Mearns Road and Rushland Road in Warwick Township so the bridge can be revitalized. It will remain closed until the expected completion date of May 9, according to PennDOT. During this time, a traffic detour will be set up for motorists over Mearns Road, Bristol Road and Route 263 (York Road). Local access is still available up to the construction area, according to PennDOT. PennDOT contracted Loftus Construction to fix the bridge that is in need of repair and is a major access road for locals. Motorists traveling to and from Doylestown and Newtown use …