The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission advises motorists that the Northeastern Extension (I-476) will be closed in both directions on Sept. 24 from 12:01 to 6 a.m. between the Lansdale Interchange, Exit 31, Montgomery County, and the Quakertown Interchange, Exit 44, Bucks County.
The closure is necessary to protect travelers and workers so crews can set bridge beams. The bridge, which carries Harleysville Pike over the Turnpike, crosses I-476 at milepost A33.88 in Montgomery County.
At 12:01 a.m. on Sept. 24, all northbound traffic must exit at the Lansdale Interchange and southbound traffic will be diverted off at the Quakertown Interchange. Some single-lane closures and traffic stoppages may occur Sept. 23 during the night-time hours to prepare for the closure.
Pennsylvania State Police and Turnpike personnel will be ...
As the Upper Perkiomen School Board completed its deliberations last week to build a new middle school on Montgomery Avenue in Upper Hanover, debate over the language in the construction contracts led to a display of discord.
Members Raeann Hofkin and Kerry Drake wanted to discuss the details of the termination clauses of the general construction bid contract listed on the September 14 meeting agenda for the new schools. Hofkin said she had not seen the language recently and wanted to refresh her memory. Solicitor Ken Roos explained that he did not have copies of the language with him, but told her they were written to be as owner friendly as legally possible.
Responding to multiple questions on the potential cost of aborting the project after it has been started, Roos said that decision would lead to ...