Lower Pottsgrove's engineering firm has already finished field work surveys at the township's Pruss Hill Road bridge. Work on designs and plans is just beginning. Construction could start next spring.
The PennDOT bridge on Route 724 over Eckers Creek was damaged in recent flooding. Engineers closely examined last week it for damage, and now are tasked with drawing up plans to fix it.
Contractors on Tuesday and Wednesday, during evening and overnight hours, plan to close single lanes and later both sides of U.S. Route 422 through Lower Pottsgrove for bridge demolition work.
In a span that crosses three western Montgomery County townships - Limerick, and Upper and Lower Frederick - PennDOT said it planned lane closures three days next week on Neiffer Road.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation both maintains the existing highway network, and plans and creates its improvements. Now it's looking for public feedback to envision its future.
PennDOT plans to install safety enhancements along Route 29 between Ott Road and Route 73 in Perkiomen, Lower Frederick, and Schwenksville, during overnight hours through Friday.
The Route 29 roundabout in Zieglerville, which opened during 2009, is one of 26 roundabouts included in a just-completed PennDOT study that shows they save lives and reduce the severity of crashes.
A bill introduced Tuesday by state Rep. Joe Ciresi would exempt specific categories of veterans from paying vehicle registration fees to Pennsylvania, in recognition of their sacrifices in service.