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Posted October 12, 2017:

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 12, 2017

 

Travel Restrictions Scheduled Next Week on Several State Highways for Tree Removal Operations in the Philadelphia Region

 

King of Prussia, PA – Travel restrictions are scheduled next week on several state highways in the Philadelphia region for tree removal operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

 

The work schedule is:

 

  • Monday, October 16, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Fretz Valley Road at Deer Run Road in Bedminster Township, Bucks County;
  • Monday, October 16, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 162 (Embreeville Road) between Brandywine Creek Road and Scott Road in Newlin Township, Chester County;
  • Monday, October 16, through Friday, October 20, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on northbound and southbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard) between Berkley Street and Ridge Avenue in Philadelphia;
  • Tuesday, October 17, through Friday, October 20, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 724 (Schuylkill Road) between Catfish Lane and the Berks County line in North Coventry Township, Chester County; and
  • Wednesday, October 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 412 (Durham Road) at Traugers Crossing Road in Nockamixon Township, Bucks County.

 

Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

 

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.

 

A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.   

 

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.

 

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

 

For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800


PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Newlin Township Christina River Basin TMDL Plan is available for public review on the Township website at http://www.newlintownship.org/ and by request at 610-486-1141 or info@newlintownship.org. Written comments from the public will be accepted for a period of 30 days from the date of this public notice.  Written and verbal comments will also be accepted at the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for July 10, 2017 at 8:00pm at the Lenfest Center and ChesLen Preserve at 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA 19320.  The TMDL Plan describes proposed measures to be taken to reduce sediment pollution to impaired streams within the Township and is a requirement of the Township’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit application.


See plan document below.

Notice Received from Pa State Police October 4, 2017

To Learn about how and who must report child abuse, please go to the websites and phone numbers below:


To Report Suspected Child Abuse:

www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis or call 1-800-932-0313


Definition of Child Abuse and the Role of the Mandated Reporter:

http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/index.htm


Training Resource:

http://www.pacwrc.pitt.edu/

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