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/…
FIremen rescue a dog from a well, the Moose Lodge is burglarized and Salem United Church of Christ buys 'Windemere,' on East Court Street, 54 years ago this week.
[original headline; "yegg" is slang for burglar or safecracker] - The Doylestown Lodge No. 1284, Loyal Order of Moose, 127 East State street, was burglarized early Saturday by professional safecrackers who got away with cash estimated at close to $2,500. The yeggmen cracked a 500-pound safe in the grill room of the club and a 1,400-pound safe in the office on the second floor, and hammered open several cash boxes belonging to the stewards. The burglary was discovered at 6:20 Saturday morning by David Carlson, the janitor, when he came to work. Carlson immediately notified the club manager, D. Ralph Stone. The club was closed at 1:45 a.m. by Stone and at that time all doors and windows were locked. Entrance to the building was gained …