Drivers headed to or from Lower Frederick, accustomed to using the bridges at Salford Station or Hendricks Station roads to cross the Perkiomen Creek, may want to think twice. They could be unusable for awhile.
Storm-engorged flood waters in Swamp Creek overwhelmed and significantly damaged the bridge at Spring Mount Road and Gravel Pike in Lower Frederick. Crews had begun repair work Thursday.
The township's all-volunteer Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee has refined county and residents' input on how Lower Frederick might look roughly 20 years from now. A draft of the document will be publicly discussed May 6.
Lower Frederick Supervisor Terry Bird offered public compliments Thursday as Montgomery County Commissioners prepared to renew their financial commitment in preserving agricultural land use.
Lower Frederick Township and some of its residents intend to play a significant role in the 2020 stream and park clean-up, sponsored April 4 by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy.
Pottstown and surrounding municipalities are being asked to vote on including Lower Frederick Township as a member of the Ches-Mont Emergency Response Team. It was Lower Pottsgrove's turn Thursday; its commissioners gave unanimous consent.