The road construction currently causing severe gridlock in parts of Bridgeville is projected to wrap up tomorrow afternoon, according to Bridgeville Mayor Pat DeBlasio. The intersection of Bower Hill Road and Railroad Street has been closed since early Wednesday morning. Although police advised motorists to avoid the area if at all possible—and officers are positioned… [Read More]
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Bower Hill Road will be closed in both directions at Railroad Street beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, at 6 a.m. for railroad crossing repairs. The closure is expected to last two or three days, according to Bridgeville Police Chief Chad King. Although police officers will be assisting with traffic control at key detour spots, backups and delays… [Read More]
The floppy disk-powered traffic signals at three Bridgeville intersections will soon be replaced by high-tech stop lights that use share data and real-time analysis to keep traffic moving. The new adaptive signals will be installed along Washington Avenue where it intersects with Station Street, Bower Hill Road, and Prestley Road. Once operative, the signals will… [Read More]
If you’re planning to speak at a Bridgeville Borough Council meeting, you’d better get to the point. Earlier this month, council began limiting public comment at meetings to three minutes per person. “In an effort to try to make our meetings run a little bit smoother and [more] timely,” said council president Michael Tolmer, “we’re… [Read More]
Here’s the full video of the Aug. 22, 2017 Chartiers Valley School Board meeting.
Last month’s flooding at Chartiers Park cost the Bridgeville Athletic Association thousands of dollars in lost supplies and equipment. The good news is that the field itself should be playable in time for fall ball, but the three feet of creek water that overtook the park ruined a pitching machine, washed away a recently applied… [Read More]
In theory, adding a dedicated left-turn lane from Washington Avenue onto Chartiers Street near the Rite-Aid store could help reduce some of the traffic problems plaguing the Greater Bridgeville area. If there was a left-turn stacking lane, drivers trying to go straight into South Fayette would no longer get stuck behind vehicles waiting to turn… [Read More]
VISITORS, PLEASE STATE NAMES AND ADDRESSES Bob Fryer – Bank Street Ext. Bridgeville, PA 15017 Mr. Fryer spoke about his traffic concerns in Bridgeville. Mike Haberman of Gateway Engineers reviewed the Route 50 Task Force/PennDOT updated plans for the Washington Avenue/Chartiers Street intersection and bridge. Several minutes of discussion followed. MINUTES A motion was made… [Read More]
Here’s the full video of the workshop meeting. The top issues were dealing with the resignation of superintendent Brian White and getting the new middle school building ready for the start of classes next month.
There’s no extended summer vacation coming up for Chartiers Valley Middle School students. It looks like classes will begin as scheduled on Sept. 5 and the classroom sections of the new middle school will be ready. Chartiers Valley School Board President Tony Mazzarini wanted to emphasize that point while talking to the district’s construction manager… [Read More]