The West Valley Green Road Bridge, which links Whitemarsh and Springfield townships, was shut down in March after Penndot inspectors found structural problems.
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has released $50,000 each for two studies looking at how to alleviate congestion at the interchange and along the Route 611 corridor.
County commissioner Leslie Richards says nearly 6,000 vehicles use the bridge each day. She says detour signs have been posted.
The nearly 130-year-old bridge over the Pennypack Creek was shut down last October because of structural concerns, and isn’t scheduled for an overhaul until late next year.
The picture identification cards will be issued through Parkhouse, the county’s senior care facility, but you don’t have to live or work there — or even go there.
NJ Sen. Frank Lautenberg calls it a “reverse Robin Hood” plan — taking from the middle class to give tax breaks to the wealthy.
Democrats took charge of Montgomery County’s government for the first time in over a century Tuesday morning, and they have a lot of work to do.
“I, Joshua D. Shapiro, do solemnly swear…”
“I, Leslie S. Richards, do solemnly swear…”
The Montgomery County Commissioners will be sworn-in during ceremonies this morning at the county’s community college in Blue Bell. Lisa Richards and Josh Shapiro will be the first democrats to be in charge of the county in over a century.
From a political perspective, Bruce Castor says, it’s simple: the Democrats won the election because they had more money and more voters.
It was a hard fought, expensive campaign, and Election Night proved equally grueling as the results swung back and forth.
Unless you have been living in a cave you know by now that I have an addiction to politics, especially covering politicos.
The most closely watched race will be in Montgomery County where Democrats Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards square off with Republicans Bruce Castor and Jenny Brown.
It’s the day before Election Day and suburban candidates and city Republicans are making the most noise.
As politics goes, this is an exciting week, with behind the scenes action moving at a rapid pace.