Pennsylvania state representative Mike Vereb is asking Penndot’s acting secretary to reprioritize two bridges in his district, both over the Perkiomen Creek.
This is going to cause some headaches in the area, as this bridge was a popular alternative to avoid traffic caused by another bridge closure just a few miles away.
On Route 29 in Collegeville, near the Perkiomen Creek, crews were cleaning out a Monro Muffler and Brake shop which got about a foot and a half of water inside the building.
Farther northwest near Perkiomen Creek, road closure signs dotted Skippack Pike.
Take a drive to the Monday sale at Perkiomenville, off Route 29, and Friday and Saturday sales at Zerns in Gilbertsville.
Howard Christy, II has been charged with vehicular homicide, DUI and related offenses.
While flooding conditions along the Schuylkill River were a big concern for the wider region as Hurricane Irene passed by, it was the Perkiomen Creek that caused major problems and damage in the Collegeville area.