Monday, May 20, 2013
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Traffic restrictions at County Line and York roads has caused a build up of traffic congestion at the busy intersection. The section is expected to be complete by next week.
Traveling along the County Line and York road intersection has its harrowing moments, but the past two weeks have been practically impossible for motorists. The ongoing project to replace seven miles of water main pipes made a stop at the intersection last week, forcing the stretch of road down to two lanes while crews prevented drivers from making left turns during late morning hours into the early afternoon. For example, if you are traveling westbound on County Line, and wanted to turn left on York, workers will stop you and direct you to keep driving on County Line. Though the project is still months away from completion, Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority spokesman Patrick Cleary says that section will be cleared of construction by …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Citing the 'issue of litigation,' Hatboro Council President John Zygmont declined to say when the long-overdue construction at Enterprise Fire Company would conclude.
By all accounts, the volunteers of Enterprise Fire Company have a nearly completed 2,500-square-foot addition on the back of the firehouse that they cannot use. The contractor for the roughly $887,000 project, Mark Gill of Titanium Inc., since August has had two pages of punch list of items in need of reconciling. Gill told Patch in July that there was less than two days of work left. Yet, three months later, the building addition sits, unusable and unoccupied. And, Hatboro officials have declined to say when the addition will be complete, what steps are being taken to urge Gill to finish the work, or if the more than year-long delays have compromised a state grant reimbursement of $500,000. Borough Manager Fred Zollers, who is also a …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Road work is being carried out near the SEPTA train station on Byberry Road in Hatboro.
Monday, August 8, 2011
Additional costs and other unexpected issues like flooding, are not expected to cause major delays in the completion of Enterprise Fire Company's 2,500-square-foot addition.
Despite a few setbacks, the Enterprise Fire Company expansion project is on pace to be completed by mid-October, officials said. Recent heavy rains caused flooding of the fire station’s basement and engine bay area, Fire Chief Keith Gordon said. The fire department’s generator was damaged and records were ruined, he said. “There is a sump pump down there, but there was so much water the sump pump couldn’t keep up with it,” Gordon said of the two to three feet of water that entered the basement. “You’re going to have a little bit of that problem with any construction issue.” Hatboro Borough Manager Steve Plaugher said the fire department’s insurance company would cover the expenses related to flooding. Late last month, work had been …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
The no-cost assessment would be carried out by the Pennsylvania Governor's Center for Local Government Services.
As Hatboro Borough Council considers spending an estimated $2.2 million to demolish the outdated police building and construct anew, officials are seeking a third party assessment of plans related to police operations. The council, during last week’s meeting, unanimously approved a resolution to request that the state’s Governor’s Center for Local Government Services conduct a police department assessment. The effort, recommended by Hatboro Police Chief James Gardner, was last carried out in the 1980s, he said. Suggested improvements from that study led to building renovations. “It’s not bad every once in a while to have a third party come in and take a look at things,” Gardner said. Before the council commits to spending more than $2 …