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Roadwork Projects in Cheltenham Township
Posted Date:
7/27/2017
PECO roadwork will begin on Elizabeth Rd and Normandy Ln around August 8.
As part of PECO Energy's gas main replacement project, Henkels & McCoy will install gas mains and service lines starting around August 8 at:
• Elizabeth Rd from Brookfield Rd to Lanfair Rd
• Normandy Ln from Elizabeth Rd to Lanfair Rd.

Work will run 7:30AM-3PM. Roadway repair and repaving will begin within 45 days after installation is complete.

MORE INFO: Brian Hettrick of Henkels & McCoy at 215-852-8402.

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As part of the PECO Energy gas main replacement project, Kehoe Construction, Inc. will be restoring the decorative thermoplastic crosswalks at the Easton Road & Waverly Road intersection. Work is scheduled between 9AM and 3PM on Thursday, July 20th and Monday thru Wednesday, July 24th thru 26th (weather permitting). Traffic flow will be maintained with traffic control signage and flagmen.

INFO: Superintendent, Jack Wozniak at 484-576-6815.

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Beginning on or about July 24th, Montgomery County will be performing guide rail maintenance on the Jenkintown Road Bridge, between Rolling Green Road and Tookany Creek Parkway. Work will occur from 9 AM to 3 PM and will take several days to complete. Traffic will be maintained by flagmen.

INFO: Gretta Riley, County Roads & Bridges Administrator at 610-278-3613

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As part of the PECO gas main replacement project, Kehoe Construction will  perform trench restoration as follows (weather permitting-delayed due to rain):
Old Farm Rd from Longfellow Rd to Greenwood Ave – Thursday, July 13
Rices Mill Rd from Longfellow Rd to Salisbury Rd – Monday, July 17
Greenwood Ave from Salisbury Rd to Limekiln Pike – Tuesday and Wednesday, July 18 & 19.
Final roadway milling/paving will be performed at a later time. 

Work will take place between 7:30AM and 4PM on Old Farm Rd and on Rices Mill Rd and between 9AM and 3PM on Greenwood Ave. All roads will be kept open to one lane of traffic during construction, both directions with traffic control flaggers. Residents will have access to their properties but at times may need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Kehoe staff members will be available to provide assistance.

INFO: Kehoe Superintendent Ross Reynolds at 610-476-3850


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Aqua PA will be performing final roadway restoration on the following streets. Streets will be milled on Wednesday & Thursday, July 12 & 13 and paved on Friday, July 14 (weather permitting).

Ashmead Road between Front Street and Tookany Creek Pkwy
Front Street between Ashbourne Road and Pleasant Hill Drive

Work will take place between 7:30AM and 3PM. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones.

INFO: Mark Staerk, Superintendent of Construction
215.659.2505, ext. 56005

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Aqua PA will replace the existing water main beginning the week of July 17, 2017, with completion expected in October, on the following streets:

Yew Rd between Church Road and Laurel Avenue
Krewson Lane between Yew Road and Yew Road

The new main will increase service reliability, reduce the potential for discolored water and improve firefighting capabilities in the area. The $525,000 project will install 2,831 feet of 8-inch ductile iron pipe. The new main will replace the existing 6-inch cast iron mains. Aqua will have an inspector on the job each day to answer your questions.

Following the installation of the new water main, there will be a period of time during which the main will be chlorinated and tested before being put into service, during this phase, activity on the job site will be limited. Once testing has been completed, Aqua will transfer each water service and any fire hydrants onto the new main. It is important to note that the trench will be covered with temporary black top at the end of each work day. Once all of the activity described has been completed, permanent restoration will follow in about 30 to 60 days.

Construction will take place weekdays between 7:30AM and 3PM. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Aqua will notify customers 24 hours in advance of any scheduled shutdown, however, as with any construction project, an emergency shutdown might be necessary. If so, Aqua will restore service as soon as possible.

INFO:
Mike Staerk
Superintendent of Construction

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PECO roadwork to update natural gas equipment is expected to begin June 29, 2017 in the area of Davis and Thomas Rd from Walden to Croyden from 7:30AM – 3PM. Work may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks. The main and service line installation portion of this project will be completed in approximately 10 weeks.

To ensure safety, PECO may need to temporarily shut off natural gas service for a short period – approximately 4 to 8 hours – while a new service line is installed.

 Any areas impacted on properties will be repaired, the streets will be repaved, and all areas will be restored to their original condition. PECO will begin to restore property immediately following the completion of work to install the new natural gas equipment. Work to repair and repave area roadways will begin within 30 days following the completion of the natural gas main and service line installation work, weather permitting.

This work will be performed by Henkels & McCoy, a qualified PECO contractor. If you have any questions regarding this project and for scheduling purposes, please contact Brian Hettrick of Henkels & McCoy at 215-852-8402.
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Aqua will replace the existing water main on the following streets beginning the week of June 26, 2017, with completion expected by the end of August. :

• General Patterson Drive
between W. Waverly Road and Harrison Avenue
• Harrison Avenue
between W. Waverly Road and Limekiln Pike
• Bolton Road
between W. Waverly Road and the cul-de-sac

The new main will replace the existing 6-inch cast iron mains. Aqua will have an inspector on the job each day to answer your questions.

Construction will take place weekdays between 7:30AM and 3PM. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Aqua will notify customers 24 hours in advance of any scheduled shutdown, however, as with any construction project, an emergency shutdown might be necessary. If so, Aqua will restore service as soon as possible.

Following the installation of the new water main, there will be a period of time during which the main will be chlorinated and tested before being put into service, during this phase, activity on the job site will be limited. Once testing has been completed, Aqua will transfer each water service and any fire hydrants onto the new main. It is important to note that the trench will be covered with temporary black top at the end of each work day. Once all of the activity described has been completed, permanent restoration will follow in about 30 to 60 days.

Please call the Customer Service Department or emergency dispatcher at 877.987.2782 to report any water quality issues.

Mike Staerk, Superintendent of Construction
215.659.2505 ext. 56005.

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New Second Street Bridge Construction 
Rehabilitation of the New 2nd Street Bridge (SR2060) will start on or about June 21, 2017 with completion expected around August 2017. Detour map

Traffic will be closed off completely for the duration of the rehabilitation project. See the map for full detour. Traffic will be maintained to all local businesses, driveways and residences throughout construction. Every effort will be made to minimize the impact and duration of the project.

INFO:
Angelo Faia
Project Engineer
Loftus Construction, Inc.
856-786-6607 (main office)
856-206-6774 (cell)
856-786-6641 (fax)
[email protected]

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Aqua will replace the existing water main on the following streets beginning the week of June 12, 2017, with completion expected in September:

• Lawnside Road between Rowland Avenue and Garden Road
• Garden Road between Edgemoor and Johns roads
• Rowland Avenue between Cheltenham Avenue and Parkview road

The new main will increase service reliability, reduce the potential for discolored water and improve firefighting capabilities in the area. The installation of 3,651 feet of 8-inch ductile iron pipe will replace the existing 6-inch cast iron mains. Aqua will have an inspector on the job each day to answer your questions.

Following the installation of the new water main, there will be a period of time during which the main will be chlorinated and tested before being put into service, during this phase, activity on the job site will be limited. Once testing has been completed, we will transfer each water service and any fire hydrants onto the new main. It is important to note that the trench will be covered with temporary black top at the end of each work day. Once all of the activity described has been completed, permanent restoration will follow in about 30 to 60 days.

Construction will take place weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Aqua will notify customers 24 hours in advance of any scheduled shutdown, however, as with any construction project, an emergency shutdown might be necessary. If so, Aqua will restore service as soon as possible.

Please call the Customer Service Department or emergency dispatcher at 877.987.2782 to report any water quality issues.

Mike Staerk, Superintendent of Construction
215.659.2505 ext. 56005.  

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Aqua will replace the existing water main on the following streets beginning the week of June 5, 2017, with completion expected in October:

• Ashbourne Road between Waltham and Rolling Green roads
• Ashbourne Road between Rowland and Central avenues
• Oakhill Road between Ashbourne Road and the cul-de-sac
• Waltham Road between Ashbourne Road and the cul-de-sac
• Rolling Green Road between Ashbourne and Jenkintown roads
• Jenkintown Road between Ashbourne and Rolling Green roads
• Davis Road between Foster and Walden roads
• Walden Road between Davis and Croyden roads
• Thomas Road between Croyden and Davis roads

The new main, which replaces the existing 6-inch cast iron mains, will increase service reliability, reduce the potential for discolored water and improve firefighting capabilities in the area. Aqua will have an inspector on the job each day to answer your questions.

Following the installation of the new water main, there will be a period of time during which the main will be chlorinated and tested before being put into service, during this phase, activity on the job site will be limited. Once testing has been completed, Aqua will transfer each water service and any fire hydrants onto the new main. It is important to note that the trench will be covered with temporary black top at the end of each work day. Once all of the activity described has been completed, permanent restoration will follow in about 30 to 60 days.

Construction will take place weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Construction on Ashbourne Road will take place weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Aqua will notify customers 24 hours in advance of any scheduled shutdown, however, as with any construction project, an emergency shutdown might be necessary. If so, Aqua will restore service as soon as possible.

Please call the Customer Service Department or emergency dispatcher at 877.987.2782 to report any water quality issues.

Mike Staerk, Superintendent of Construction
215.659.2505 ext. 56005.

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Beginning the week of March 27, Aqua PA will replace the existing water main on the following streets:

Wistar Drive between Washington Lane and Green Valley Road
Green Valley Road between Wistar Drive and the cul-de-sac
Thornberry Road between Wistar Drive and Green Valley Road

The new main will increase service reliability, reduce the potential for discolored water and improve firefighting capabilities in the area. The $894,000 project is scheduled to begin with the installation of 4,236 feet of 8-inch and 569 feet of 6-inch ductile iron pipe, with completion expected in June. The new main will replace the existing 6-inch cast iron mains. Aqua will have an inspector on the job each day to answer your questions.

Following the installation of the new water main, there will be a period of time during which the main will be chlorinated and tested before being put into service, during this phase, activity on the job site will be limited. Once testing has been completed, Aqua will transfer each water service and any fire hydrants onto the new main. It is important to note that the trench will be covered with temporary black top at the end of each work day. Once all of the activity described has been completed, permanent restoration will follow in about 30 to 60 days.

Construction will take place weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Aqua will notify customers 24 hours in advance of any scheduled shutdown, however, as with any construction project, an emergency shutdown might be necessary. If so, Aqua will restore service as soon as possible.

Info: Mike Staerk, Superintendent of Construction
215.659.2505 ext. 56005.
Emergency: 877.987.2782

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Beginning March 15, Aqua PA will replace the existing water main on

W. Cheltenham Avenue between Washington Lane and Vernon Road
Limekiln Pike between W. Cheltenham Avenue and a point 500 feet e/o Cheltenham Avenue

The new main will increase service reliability, reduce the potential for discolored water and improve firefighting capabilities in the area. The $1.4 million project is scheduled to begin with the installation of 3,371 feet of 16-inch and 517 feet of 12-inch ductile iron pipe, with completion expected in July. The new main will replace the existing 16-inchand 8-inch cast iron mains. Aqua will have an inspector on the job each day to answer questions.

Following the installation of the new water main, there will be a period of time during which the main will be chlorinated and tested before being put into service, during this phase, activity on the job site will be limited. Once testing has been completed, we will transfer each water service and any fire hydrants onto the new main. It is important to note that the trench will be covered with temporary black top at the end of each work day. Once all of the activity described has been completed, permanent restoration will follow in about 30 to 60 days.

Construction will take place weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Aqua will notify customers 24 hours in advance of any scheduled shutdown, however, as with any construction project, an emergency shutdown might be necessary. If so, Aqua will restore service as soon as possible.

Info: Mike Staerk, Superintendent of Construction
215.659.2505 ext. 56005.
Emergency: 877.987.2782

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Aqua is replacing the water main on Township Line Road between Old York Road and Greenwood Avenue. The tentative completion date is May 31.
Construction will typically take place weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.  A detour will be established on the section of Township Line Road between Washington Lane and Greenwood Avenue beginning March 1. The detour will remain in place until the project is completed, but the roadway will only be closed while Aqua is working on that stretch of Township Line Road. As much as possible, access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash service vehicles. Residents will have access to their properties but at times may need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. INFO:  Mike Staerk, Aqua Superintendent of Construction
215-659-2505 ext. 56005.

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Aqua PA will replace the existing water main on the following streets beginning the week of Feb 27:

Westminster Road between Meetinghouse Road and York Road Spur
York Road Spur between Church and Old York roads
Church Road between York Road spur and Wall Park Drive

The new main will increase service reliability, reduce the potential for discolored water and improve firefighting capabilities in the area. The $583,000 project is scheduled to begin with the installation of 2,411 feet of 8-inch ductile iron pipe, with completion expected in May. The new main will replace the existing 8-inch and 6-inch cast iron mains. Aqua will have an inspector on the job each day to answer your questions.

Following the installation of the new water main, there will be a period of time during which the main will be chlorinated and tested before being put into service, during this phase, activity on the job site will be limited. Once testing has been completed, we will transfer each water service and any fire hydrants onto the new main. It is important to note that the trench will be covered with temporary black top at the end of each work day. Once all of the activity described has been completed, permanent restoration will follow in about 30 to 60 days.

Construction will typically take place weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Work on Church Road will take place weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Access will be provided for emergency, mail, school bus and trash services. Residents will have access to their properties but at times will need to enter from a different direction due to changing work zones. Aqua will notify customers 24 hours in advance of any scheduled shutdown, however, as with any construction project, an emergency shutdown might be necessary. If so, Aqua will restore service as soon as possible.

Info: Mike Staerk, Superintendent of Construction
215.659.2505 ext. 56005.
Emergency: 877.987.2782

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Comcast will be improving some of the existing networks and equipment in the Township. Work will include digging and brief periods of downtime, but Comcast promises to work closely with anyone affected to inform them of service windows and minimize the negative impact.  Please check the Comcast Project Schedule above for the latest dates and locations of the scheduled work.


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Greenwood Avenue & Church Road Left-Turn Arrow

The Township installed a left-turn arrow for westbound Church Road drivers turning towards Route 309 on September 28, 2016. Although unlikely to completely eliminate traffic backups in the area, the left-turn arrow should provide some relief to traffic flow until PennDOT completes a more extensive signal and intersection upgrade that includes creating a dedicated left-turn lane. PennDOT’s project is scheduled to go out for bid in 2018.


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EASTON ROAD AND ASHMEADE ROAD BRIDGE CHANGES
Jan 14, 2016

As a result of PennDOT inspections, Cheltenham Township officials announce changes that will impact traffic on two local bridges, one on Easton Road and the other on Ashmeade Road.

First, the weight limit of the Montgomery County-owned Easton Road bridge located near the Toxany Avenue intersection has been lowered to 13 tons because the bridge is considered “structurally deficient and functionally obsolete.” Trucks over 13 tons should follow posted detours using West Glenside Avenue and Limekiln Pike. Later this month the Montgomery County Commissioners are expected to authorize the first steps in the bridge rehabilitation process, which could take approximately three years to complete.

Ashmeade Bridge Second, Cheltenham Township has eliminated one of two west-bound lanes on Ashmeade Road between the Philadelphia border and Tookany Creek Parkway. To help compensate for the lane loss, the left-turn arrow at the parkway intersection has been extended. In addition, the double yellow line has been shifted to the center of Ashmeade Road, and reflective delineator posts have been installed along the shoulders of the bridge.  The bridge weight limit of 5 tons has not changed. The new traffic pattern will remain in effect until the township replaces the bridge, expected to begin later this year.




 

 
 
 
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