Category: Infrastructure

Resurfacing Projects to Impact Chester Pike and MacDade Boulevard Traffic Week of June 9

Daytime and nighttime lane restrictions are scheduled next week on U.S. 13 (Chester Pike/MacDade Boulevard) for resurfacing operations as part of an improvement project to repair and resurface 47 miles of state highway in Delaware County.

According to a press release from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, lane restrictions are scheduled on U.S. 13 (Chester Pike/MacDade Boulevard) between Stuart Avenue and Rundale Avenue in Folcroft, Sharon Hill, Collingdale, Darby, Yeadon, and Glenolden boroughs for milling and paving operations on Sunday, June 9, through Friday, June 14, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns will occur. The contractor’s schedule is dependent on the weather.

For more details, please see the complete press release.

PECO Equipment Upgrades – Rundale and Yeadon Avenues

PECO is updating their equipment now through June of 2019 in the area of Rundale Avenue (between Yeadon Avenue and MacDade Boulevard) and Yeadon Avenue (between Guenther Avenue and Parmley Avenue) from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. This work was expected to begin in the summer, but PECO had to move up the date. Utility Line Services (a PECO contractor) will perform the work. For your safety please abide by the posted signs.

This work will be performed by Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor. If you have any questions regarding this project and for scheduling purposes, please contact Joe Favarulo at 610-636-0174.

PECO has provided a letter to residents in the area with additional details, available for viewing here.

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Traffic Delays, Limited Parking Near Borough Hall

Due to construction work on the firehouse ramp, there will be limited parking at Borough Hall and excessive traffic in the area of Church Lane and Bailey Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the intersection if possible. This project is expected to be completed around November 8.

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More than $400,000 in State Grants to Fund Sewer Project

Approximately 85 percent of an upcoming sewer project will be funded through state grants, as announced September 18 by State Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware. In all, more than $1.2 million in grants were been awarded for various projects throughout the 191st Legislative District, which covers portions of Delaware and Philadelphia counties.

The Yeadon portion of the grants consists of $424,641 for the replacement of sewer mains along West Providence Road and Yeadon Avenue. The total cost of the project is $499,578, according to a news release by Rep. McClinton.

The grants – approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority – also include $250,000 for a dock expansion at Bartram’s Garden public park, $200,000 to help renovate the McCreesh Recreation Center, and $358,011 for sewer line rehabilitation in Darby.

“Aging infrastructure can lead to major consequences, so it’s crucial to address these issues as quickly as possible,” McClinton said. “I am proud to support these efforts in any way that I can.”

Read the full release.

Water Service Interruption on Connell and Rader Avenues – Monday, April 16

Water service will be temporarily interrupted on Monday, April 16, 2018 from about 9:00 am until approximately 4:00 pm because of system maintenance & construction. The shutdown in service will take place at the following locations:

Connell Avenue, from Church Lane to W. Cobbs Creek Parkway

Rader Avenue, from Church Lane to Connell Ave.

Public Safety Announcement

Due to Wednesday’s impending storm, local public schools will be closed. Borough Hall will also be closed (for normal business as well as for all non-essential personnel).

Residents are advised if possible, to stay off the roads or to curtail travel in the interest of public safety. Snow Crews will be working throughout the storm to plow and salt streets, but an official emergency declaration will not be invoked – meaning cars may park on emergency streets, so long as they do not impede motor vehicle travel. Residents are advised that for emergencies, call 911.
For power outages, call PECO at 1-800-841-4141
For Emergency Management concerns, call 484-843-6872
Also please check the website for continuing updates.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we pull together to safely make it through this latest storm.

Mayor Hepkins

Temporary Water Shutdown Friday, March 2

Aqua PA will temporarily have water shut down on Friday March 2 between 9 am and 3 pm in the following areas:

  • Yeadon Avenue between Cedar and Whitby
  • Cedar Avenue Between Church and Yeadon

All affected residents have been notified via door hanger.

Aqua Pennsylvania to Close Church Lane Weekdays for Water Main Installation

Aqua Pennsylvania is planning to close U.S. 13 (Church Lane) weekdays between Baltimore Avenue and MacDade Boulevard in Yeadon Borough, Delaware County, on Monday, January 22, through mid-May, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for water main installation

During the weekday closure, U.S. 13 (Church Lane) motorists will be detoured over Baltimore Avenue, Lansdowne Avenue/Main Street and MacDade Boulevard.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work area. The schedule is weather dependent.

For more information please visit the official press release from PennDOT

Aqua PA Water Main Replacement Project

Scheduled to begin the week of January 2, 2018, Aqua PA. Inc. will replace the existing 4 and 6 inch cast iron and cement mains on the following streets as part of their ongoing infrastructure improvement program.

  • Church Lane from Baily Road to Chester Avenue
  • Redwood and Cedar Avenues from Church Lane to Yeadon Avenue
  • Yeadon Avenue from Redwood Avenue to 628 Yeadon Avenue
  • Darnell Avenue from Church Lane to Bullock Avenue
  • Bullock Avenue from Darnell Avenue to Chester Avenue

Please click here for further information.