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Sumneytown Pk Work On Schedule, Slightly Over Budget

bridgeMontgomery County Transportation Planner Leo Bagley says the Sumneytown Pike Improvement Project between Allentown Road and West Point Pike in Upper Gwynedd has been going very well, and work is going on now at the site of an old freight railroad bridge that was removed a few days ago (pictured here before removal). He says the roadway is being made much wider at that point.

“We’re going from the two narrow lanes, where the stone walls were out there right on top of the road.  We’ll be going from two lanes to five lanes and sidewalk and shoulder, and it’s really going to be quite an improvement.”

He says the job is on schedule.

“They’re anticipating being done with the construction probably by early December, depending upon the weather and the final coat of asphalt, but it will be open then even if the final coat isn’t put on until next spring.”

Work on a related project east of West Point Pike is finished.  He says that includes a new pedestrian bridge over the Wissahickon Creek next to Genuardi’s.

“Upper Gwynedd added in the pedestrian bridge to allow people to walk all along Sumneytown Pike without having to veer onto the bridge itself and onto the roadway.”

He says the overall project is the biggest one under the county’s Jump Start program.

“The improvements on Sumneytown Pike exemplify the kinds of projects that we did with the municipalities to improve some of the intersections and roadways in the county with a good partnership of county money and local money.”

Bagley says a contribution from Merck also helped to cover the $8 million cost.  He says that’s about a $500,000 over the original budget, largely because of extra work needed on the railroad bridge next to Allentown Road, but cost increases are not unusual on projects involving old bridges.
WNPV AM 1440 Unlike most of WNPV's "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaways," yesterday's event at Abram W Bergey & Sons was held indoors! The crowd was dispersed among the many flooring displays but we got to enjoy air conditioning! Plus everyone had the chance to meet summer Promotions Intern Hannah Levy from Penn State who is helping to get the fabulous tickets we're giving away! Thanks to everyone who came out and made it a success! These photos are courtesy of WNPV's professional photographer Ray Masser.
WNPV AM 1440 Thank you to everyone who came out to WNPV's last "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaway" of June this afternoon at Abram W. Bergey & Sons in Harleysville. We gave away over $3,300.00 in prizes! Of course, that includes the Grand Prize of a family 4-pack of ride tickets to Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg which was won by Teresa Greisemer of North Wales. Here Janel Billmyer of Abram W. Bergey & Sons presents the prize to Teresa!
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WNPV AM 1440 The next WNPV "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaway" will be held on Monday, June 29th, from 12 noon to 1 PM at Abram W. Bergey and Sons, 311 Main Street, Harleysville. The TD Bank across Alderfer Road from Bergey's has allowed us to use some of their fringe parking but please reserve the spaces close to the Bank for their customers!
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WNPV AM 1440 Grand Prize winner at today's "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaway" at Community Home Services in Harleysville was Pamela Chang of North Wales. In this photo, Elsie Ripka of Community Home Services presents Pamela and her daughter with the family 4-pack of tickets to Knoebels Amusement Park.

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