Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Jung Baik, 66, was crossing North Wales Road when she was hit by Michelle Barnes of Lansdale, police said
A Montgomery Township woman was airlifted for treatment of injuries Tuesday evening after she was hit by a car as she crossed North Wales Road. Police said Jung Baik, 66, was attempting to cross at Harbob Lane, when she was struck by a Chevrolet Impala driven by Michelle Barnes, of Lansdale, at around 5:30 p.m. Baik was transported via PennStar to the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania for treatment of injuries, police said. Barnes was uninjured, police said. The accident remains under investigation by Montgomery Township Police Department Highway Safety Unit. Witnesses to the accident can call police at 215-362-2301.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The female driver confused the brake with the gas pedal
A woman was uninjured after confusing her brake with the gas pedal and crashing into the side of Walgreens in Montgomery Township Friday afternoon. The Reporter Online reports that the store at North Wales Road and Route 309 sustained cosmetic damage, and not structural damage. The vehicle was drivable following the accident, according to the article. Read more at this link.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Skippack Pike between North Wales Rd. and Route 202 will be closed for one week beginning Oct. 15.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, October 1, 2012
From Whitpain Township Police: Skippack Pike will be closed between North Wales Rd. and Route 202 in Whitpain Township for approximately one week beginning Oct. 15. The closure will allow CSX to accomplish much needed upgrades to the railroad crossing, which will enhance safety for motorists on Skippack Pike. Residents and businesses will continue to have full access to their properties, but Skippack Pike will be completely closed at the railroad crossing. Advance notice signs have been places on Skippack Pike to alert motorists to the planned closure. Motorists should expect delays and allow extra travel time. Detour routes will be posted in the area when construction begins. Morris Rd. and Township Line Rd. (south) can be used as …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Motorists urged to seek alternate route for repair of pothole near the North Wales Road overpass on the Northeast Extension
Update 12:27 a.m. The left lane of southbound I-476 at milepost A24.8 is expected to reopen to traffic at around 3 a.m. Mimi Doyle of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission said the contractor is leaving the left lane closed in the area to give the bridge deck repair material additional time to cure and reach adequate strength. There was no backlog of traffic as of 12:28 a.m. The right lane of southbound I-476 remains open. Update 6:09 p.m. According to Mimi Doyle of the PTC, the right lane remains open southbound on 476 and traffic is moving slowly past the work zone at milepost A24.8. Traffic is backed up about four miles, Doyle said. Crews are waiting for the bridge deck repair material to reach adequate strength before opening the left …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Montgomery Township will have a Wegmans supermarket at Montgomery Mall in Montgomeryville come 2013
Wegmans is officially coming to Montgomeryville. Montgomery Township Supervisors Monday night unanimously gave conditional preliminary/final approval to Simon Property Group for the development of a Wegmans supermarket on the site of the old Boscov's department store. The market is set to open in Fall 2013, according to Simon Property Group counsel Robert Brant. The development is underway at Montgomery Mall. The two-story space that housed Boscov's (and, at one time, John Wanamaker's) has been demolished in preparation for the construction of the store. Approval was contingent on negotitated terms where Simon Property Group and Wegmans will provide all necessary bonds and contracts to the township. Before supervisors approved the …
Friday, October 21, 2011
PennDOT is turning two T-intersections into a four-way signalized intersection
The intersection re-construction at North Wales Road and Morris Road in Worcester, Whitpain and Upper Gwynedd is expected to be complete by Nov. 2. Since March, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been working on a $1.79 million project to eliminate two T-intersections and dog-leg turns and create a new four-way signalized intersection. According to PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum, the work included paving the new intersection and approaches, widening for new right turn and left turn lanes, improving drainage, marking pavement and installing signage. Blaum said the project is nearly completed. "A final inspection is scheduled for Monday to determine any remaining work that may need to be completed. The intersection could reopen…