Notice to Residents of Creek Road

Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority announced on January 6, 2022 that the sewer lining contractor will return to Creek Road area to line two more runs of the Neshaminy Interceptor (see below picture).  The actual lining will take place on January 11th thru January 14th.  The contractor will have their bypass pumps running during that time.  Once these two runs are completed on January 14th, the pumps will be turned off and the contractor will dismantle their setup, clean up, and restore the work areas/sewer easements.  If you have any questions, please contact Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority at 215-343-2538.

Notice of Intent to Enter Letter from PennDOT

The Township has received notification that some residents may have received a recent mailing from PennDOT regarding the Brownsville Road Bridge over Neshaminy Creek Replacement Project.

PennDOT stated that they will be performing field surveys, engineering studies, and soil testing for the project to improve SR 2043, Brownsville Road Bridge over Neshaminy Creek in Lower Southampton and Middletown Townships, Bucks County.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code permits entry upon private property to enable the Department to perform this work.

The Notice of Intent to Enter letter emphatically states that the need for the Department to access property at this stage of the project is no indication that an acquisition will be necessary.  However, the language is by necessity official in tone, and may generate some concern on the part of anyone not used to reading such correspondence.

Residents should contact PennDOT Project Manager for the Brownsville Road Bridge Project if they have any questions or concerns.  Judith Arena – 610-205-6524 or jarena@pa.gov.

U.S. Route 1 PennDOT Project Update

Periodic northbound and southbound lane closures will continue to be in place this summer on U.S. Route 1, on Mondays through Fridays from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, for construction on two reconstruction projects between the Neshaminy Interchange in Bensalem Township, and Route 413 in Middletown Township.

Periodic lane restrictions also may be in place Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, for construction on northbound and southbound U.S. Route 1 between Old Lincoln Highway and the Neshaminy Interchange, and on eastbound and westbound Street Road (Route 132) between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way in Bensalem Township.

Crews are reconstructing and widening almost three miles of roadway, improving the interchanges, and constructing several new bridges — including new structures over the Neshaminy Creek and over rail lines near the Penndel exit — under two contracts (RC1, RC2) to rebuild, widen and improve U.S. Route 1.

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

U.S. 1 Section RC3 Improvement Project

PennDOT is planning to improve U.S. Route 1, Section RC3, which extends from just north of the Lincoln Highway bridge over Business U.S. Route 1 and CSX/SEPTA rail lines to approximately 0.2 miles north of the Corn Crib Lane bridge over Lincoln Highway in Middletown Township, and Langhorne Manor and Langhorne boroughs. This transportation improvement project also includes improvements to the northbound and southbound service (frontage) roads within the Lincoln Highway project limits.

Currently, PennDOT is completing the alternative analysis phase of the project. As part of PennDOT’s public outreach program, the department invites you to view a virtual project update and provide feedback to the department. The department will post a video recording at the following website: us1bucks.com/ starting Tuesday, June 8, 2021. The video will remain on the website for public viewing until Friday, July 2, 2021. Members of the public can view the presentation at this link and provide feedback via the online comment form located on the webpage or mail in the comment form enclosed with this invitation.

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 projects.penndot.gov.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 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 770 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.

Bristol Road to Close for Pipe Replacement November 16

Bristol Road will be closed and detoured between Brownsville Road and Neshaminy Boulevard in Lower Southampton and Bensalem townships, Bucks County, on Monday, November 16, through Friday, November 20, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for pipe replacement by Bucks County maintenance, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

During the closure, Bristol Road motorists will be directed to use Brownsville Road, Old Street Road, Street Road (Route 132), Old Lincoln Highway, Rockhill Drive and Neshaminy Boulevard.  Local access will be maintained up to the work zone. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

Work on this operation will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, special signing, and relevant training.

 

Bustleton Pike Lane Closures Week of November 9th

Periodic right lane closures are scheduled in both directions on Route 532 (Bustleton Pike) between County Line Road and Route 132 (Street Road) in Lower Southampton Township, Bucks County, on Monday, November 9, through Friday, November 13, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for pipe repair as part of a project to repair and resurface 35 miles of state highway in Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

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

Under this improvement project, PennDOT is milling and repaving several state highways, as well as general maintenance in Bucks County.

James D. Morrissey, Inc., of Philadelphia, is the general contractor on the $10,457,349 project, which is financed with 100 percent state funds from Act 89, Pennsylvania’s transportation plan.