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Elkins Park West Streetscape Project
 
Posted on Monday September 09, 2019
 
Demolition and curb installation at Old York Road and Church Roads from September 10 to 14th
 

September 10 to 14th Work will be done on Church and Old York Roads 
Demolition work, curb installation and  electrical conduit will be done.Motorists will encounter flagging and lane shifts operations on York Road at Church Road between Stahr Road and Wallpark Drive from Tuesday, September 10, through Saturday September, 14, from 9:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m

September 5th
* Install C2 and Twin 15” RCP across Church Road
* Set up Short-Term Traffic Contro

Constructions Begins September 3rd  on Route 611 (Old York Road) Intersection Restricted  (8/30/19)

Motorists will encounter flagging operations on Route 611 (Old York Road) at Church Road between Stahr Road and Wallpark Drive from Tuesday, September 3, through Saturday September, 7, from 9:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.for sidewalk and drainage construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because backups and delays will occur. The schedule is weather dependent.

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Construction is scheduled to begin on the Elkins Park West Streetscape Improvement Project in early September. Work is focused on Church Road between Elkins Park Library and the Old York Road Spur, with some work to be completed at the intersection with Old York Road. Stay tuned for updates on the construction schedule, location of work and any lane closures or travel restrictions.


About the Project:
Improvements will include pedestrian improvements such as new curbs and sidewalks, crosswalks, ADA ramps, pedestrian signals, pedestrian-scale street lights, and a landscaped plaza, as well as transportation improvements such as new traffic signals, improved ingress/egress and circulation patterns. The construction plans can be viewed online: 2019 Elkins Park West Phase I Streetscape Improvement Project Plans.

This construction project is being funded in part by a $1,875,000 grant through the Federal Highway Administration's Transportation Alternatives Program, administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

This project is the realization of parts of two planning efforts regarding the Elkins Park West Commercial District:
2011 Elkins Park West Streetscape Traffic Calming Plan Presentation
2000 Elkins Park West Commercial District Enhancement Plan

Similar improvements have been completed, in multiple stages, in Glenside as a result of the 2000 Glenside Commercial District Enhancement Plan.
 
 
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