The $200 million Parkway will have a 40mph limit and feature 12-foot-wide shared-use bike and pedestrian pathways
Friday, November 16, 2012
After many years of construction, and numerous traffic restrictions for new guardrails, traffic signalization, sound walls and the like, the $200 million U.S. Route 202 Parkway will open to traffic Monday, Dec. 3. The 8.4-mile Parkway, according to PennDOT, is a direct route from Montgomeryville to Doylestown, beginning at Route 63 near Stump Road and ending at Route 611. “We look forward to opening Pennsylvania’s newest roadway as the Route 202 Parkway will provide additional transportation capacity and enhance travel along this congested corridor in Montgomery and Bucks counties,” PennDOT District Executive Lester C. Toaso said in a statement. The Parkway boasts four 11-foot-wide travel lanes (two in each direction), between Route 63/…
The suspect, an off-duty New Jersey police officer, exchanged sporadic fire with responding officers as mid-afternoon standoff lasts until nearly midnight.
DOYLESTOWN (PA) - In the end, Richard Klementovich had nothing to say. The off-duty police officer from Clifton, NJ, was escorted from the back of a Doylestown Township squad car shortly after midnight Sunday after a 10-hour armed standoff that forced neighbors to evacuate their homes in this affluent suburb of Philadelphia. Klementovich remained silent as officers ushered him into the police department where he would be booked to face at least 13 charges of criminal attempted homicide and reckless endangerment. About a half hour earlier, Klementovich had surrendered without incident to officers on the front lawn of his estranged wife's home at 25 Bittersweet Drive in the Doylestown Lea neighborhood of Doylestown Township. As police began …