PECO to Restrict Brownsville Road for Utility Improvements

PECO Energy is planning lane closures Monday, October 7th through Friday, October 11th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, on Brownsville Road between Libby Lane and Uphill Avenue.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur.  All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

2019 Paving Project to begin October 2nd

Bencardino Excavating, Inc. will begin the paving project on Wednesday, October 2nd – weather permitting.  Temporary street signs will be posted soon.   This project should be completed by November 1st.  Below is the Street List and Paving Date list:

  1. Summit Avenue – Neshaminy Avenue to Riverview Lane – Milling Date: 10/2/19 – 10/3/19 – Paving Date: 10/15/19
  2. Marshall Avenue – Bristol Road to Wood Road – Milling Date: 10/2/19 – 10/3/19 – Paving Date: 10/15/19
  3. Libby Lane – Brownsville Road to Arrowhead Road – Milling Date: 10/2/19 – 10/3/19 – Paving Date: 10/15/19
  4. Shady Brook Lane – Bristol road to Dead End – Milling Date: 10/4/19 – 10/9/19 – Paving Date: 10/16/19
  5. Delwhit Drive – Bristol Road to Shady Brook Lane – Milling Date: 10/4/19 – 10/9/19 – Paving Date: 10/16/19
  6. Russet Lane – Crestwood Avenue to Lockwood Avenue – Milling Date: 10/4/19 – 10/9/19 – Paving Date: 10/16/19
  7. Rosewood Avenue – Meadowbrook Road to Poplar Road – Milling Date: 10/9/19 – 10/10/19 – Paving Date: 10/17/19
  8. Oak Road – Elmwood Avenue to Walnut Avenue- Milling Date: 10/9/19 – 10/10/19 – Paving Date: 10/17/19
  9. Hickory Avenue – Poplar Road to South Lake Road – Milling Date: 10/9/19 – 10/10/19 – Paving Date: 10/17/19
  10. Ann Drive – Street Road to Bruce Road – Milling Date: 10/11/19 – 10/14/19 – Paving Date: 10/18/19
  11. Bruce Road – Sterner Mill Road to David Drive – Milling Date: 10/11/19 – 10/14/19 – Paving Date: 10/18/19
  12. David Drive – Bruce Road to Jerome Road – Milling Date: 10/11/19 – 10/14/19 – Paving Date: 10/18/19
  13. 5th Street – Welcome Lane to Bustleton Pike – Milling Date: 10/11/19 – 10/14/19 – Paving Date: 10/18/19

Striping will be scheduled once all the paving is complete.

 

Please note that if weather impacts paving during a weekday, then Bencardino may work on the weekend.

 

Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority to complete flushing

Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority will be completing the flushing of the distribution system in Lower Southampton Township during the following periods:

September 23, 2019 – September 27, 2019

September 30, 2019 – October 4, 2019

October 7, 2019 – October 11, 2019

Hydrant flushing will be done between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM Monday thru Friday.

As a result of this procedure, discolored water may be present.  If problems persist, such as cloudy water or low pressure, customers should call BCWSA’s office at 215-343-2538 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Dolphin Swim Club to Resume Operations

The Dolphin Swim Club will resume operation on Thursday, August 29th at 11 AM. The swim club will remain open through Labor Day weekend.

The Dolphin will be open on Saturday, September 7th & Sunday, September 8th, 11 AM to 8PM, for everyone to enjoy the last days of summer.

The Splash for Playwicki event that was scheduled for Saturday, September 7th was canceled due to lack of ticket sales.

Lower Southampton Township participating in “Battle of the Hamptons” Food Drive

For the 3rd year, Lower Southampton Township is battling it out with Northampton Township and Upper Southampton Township to see who can collect the most food for our local food banks.  Lower Southampton Township will be sending all donations to Assumption BVM Church Food Bank.  Please help us out by donating non-perishable food items (peanut butter, cereal, rice, canned goods, baby food, pet food, etc.) between Friday, July 12th through Wednesday, July 31st.

Our various Drop-off locations are:

  1. Lower Southampton Township Building – 1500 Desire Avenue
  2. Lower Southampton Public Library – 1983 Bridgetown Pike
  3. Dolphin Swim Club – 260 West Bristol Road
  4. Ferderbar School – 300 Heights Lane
  5. Playwicki Farm – 2350 Bridgetown Pike
  6. Russell Elliot Park – 152 Buck Road

There will be a collection bin at Playwicki Farm’s 2nd Friday event on July 12th at the Lower Southampton Fire Department’s truck.

Notice to Public of Discussion at next Board of Supervisors Meeting

On Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 PM, the Board of Supervisors will be holding a public meeting to discuss the following:

  1. Discussion to be heard on Colonial Nissan’s traffic calming signal design (ARLE Grant related).  Please note, this current plan would not impact the resident’s ability to turn left at Bridle Path.
  2. The PA Turnpike Commission would like to have a discussion with the residents and gather input on the Harding Avenue Bridge area as they are conducting their strategic analysis.