Pothole treatments and crack fixes are coming this week to state-owned highways in Limerick and Upper Providence (Rt. 422), Lower Frederick (Rt. 73), and Salford (Rt. 63) townships. Expect delays.
A portion of Second Avenue in Upper Providence will receive a friction surface treatment intended to help reduce accidents. It will be installed, with lane restrictions, Wednesday through Friday.
Drivers in Upper Providence are likely to see township police Ofc. George Pelletier join them on the highways now that weather is warmer. He just completed a police motorcycle training course, and graduated at the top of his class.
Additional portions of U.S. Route 422 in Limerick, and Upper and Lower Providence get pothole-filling treatments again this week. Filling potholes statewide, PennDOT says it's used 3,424 tons of asphalt.
Upper Providence Police Ofc. Andrew Parkins is now nationally certified as a child passenger safety technician, the department said Thursday. He's available by appointment to check you child's seat.
The township police department hasn't mentioned what makes the cargo "super," but it will nonetheless receive an patrol car escort Thursday as it travels across five Upper Providence highways.
Sgt. Dan Mulligan and Sgt. Ryan Sheehan, both of the Upper Providence Township Police Department, have completed three leadership courses at FBI-LEEDA, and separately earned its coveted Trilogy Award.
The Saturday mid-day meal at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant was disrupted by what began as a mulch fire, and then spread into a corner of its building at the Upper Providence Center shopping area.