The pandemic resulted in highly restricted travel, which cut into state motor license fund revenues. Traffic projects in Limerick and Trappe were put on hold, but similar projects in Upper Providence, Upper Pottsgrove, and Lower Salford move ahead.
The code services department of Barry Isett & Associates Inc., an engineering firm with Phoenixville offices, has named Diane Dobson of Phoenixville as an administrative assistant. Five others also have new positions.
Employees of PennDOT contractor H&K Group Inc. will work on patching portions of westbound U.S. Route 422 from Sunday through next Saturday between Township Line and Evergreen roads. Drive carefully.
Overnight lane restrictions are planned for resurfacing Sunday through next Saturday (June 21-27) on Township Line Road across Perkiomen and Limerick townships, PennDOT reports.
Pennsylvania American Water plans to install a water main next week on Second Avenue between Main Street and Vaughn Road across Upper Providence and Royersford. Drivers should anticipate delays.
As part of its overall "workforce reduction," Tower said the Pottstown Hospital maternity unit will close, as will two physicians' practices in Royersford. No service or employee changes were identified at Phoenixville Hospital.
After the completion of sewer installations, Limerick Township has turned its attention to smoothing drivers' rides on Pruss Hill Road. Asphalt re-paving began Monday morning.
Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission staffers say Limerick nuclear plant operations were normal and of "very low safety significance" during 2019. A webinar on them and others is scheduled for June 18.