PennDOT Determination of Effect Finding (Above Ground Historic Properties)for Greenwood Avenue/Chruch Road Improvment Project
UPDATE: October 10, 2019
Determination of Effect Finding (Above Ground Historic Properties)
PennDOT is submitting a Determination of Effect Finding to the PA SHPO. The PennDOT CRP has determined that the proposed project will have No Adverse Effect on historic properties (Curtis Hall & Arboretum). PennDOT is requesting the PA SHPO's concurrence with this effect finding.
Link to report was posted on PATH and documents.
UPDATE: September 19, 2019
A special information session with PennDOT on the Church Road: Greenwood Avenue to Rices Mill Road Improvement Project was scheduled at 6:15 p.m. on October 2, 2019 at Curtis Hall prior to the Public Works Meeting
. The information sessions was planned for time management purposes, and to allow for questions in a one-on-one dialogue with PennDOT officials. PennDOT is on the Public Works meeting agenda and will make a presentation on the revised plan. There is a lengthy agenda for the Public Works meeting, and the 6:15 p.m. session allows for residents to direct questions PennDOT prior to the presentation during the Public Works meeting.
Image below of proposed changes at intersection of Chruch Road and Greenwood Avenue (photo is also in the Field Meeting Meeting minutes)
Image below shows what trees may be removed as part of the project. (photo is also in the Field Meeting Meeting minutes)
UPDATE: September 16
Curt Venditti, P.E., PennDOT Consultant Project Manager and other representatives from PennDOT will attend the October 2, 2019
Public Works meeting
at 7:30 p.m. at Curtis Hall to discuss the Church Road, Greenwood Avenue Improvement Project.
UPDATE: July 17
On June 12, 2019 a technical review meeting was held with PennDOT, Cheltenham Township and county officials who discussed the proposed project. Please READ Meeting Minutes
UPDATE: May 16
A June 12th meeting with PennDOT, Cheltenham Township and county officials is scheduled to discuss the proposed project. This meeting is a technical review meeting with PennDOT's design team and engineers. Resident comments will be presented at this meeting, and a summary and the meeting outcome will be shared at a future Public Works monthly meeting and on this page on the website..
UPDATE: May 10
Open House (April 4th) Comments
PennDOT shared the comments received from their Open House held on April 4, 2019 regarding the Church Road: Greenwood Avenue to Rices Mill Road Improvements Project.
UPDATE: April 25
On April 4, 2019, PennDOT hosted a community meeting at Glenside Memorial Hall to present plans for improvements on Church Road including and between the intersections of Rices Mill Road and Greenwood Avenue. The bid process is anticipated to begin in the last half of 2020, with construction to begin early 2021.
At the April 17th Board of Commissioners meeting the Township Manager was asked to invite PennDOT to the May 1st Public Works meeting, but PennDOT is unable to attend the May 1st meeting. The Township Manager reached out to Montgomery County and they are working to schedule a meeting with the PennDOT, Cheltenham Township and Montgomery County to discuss this project and share resident concerns. This meeting will be a technical review meeting with PennDOT's design team, elected and appointed officials, as well as state representatives. Resident comments will be presented at this meeting, and a summary of what transpired at the meeting will be shared at a future Public Works monthly meeting.
The comments period is extended due to the pending meeting that is being scheduled.
Please fill out this Short Form
as a way to share your voice and concerns on this project. All comments submitted will go to the commissioners and be submitted to PennDOT and presented at meeting being scheduled. Cheltenham Township will be sure all resident comments are heard.
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Rendering of Proposed Changes
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Questions or requests for additional information can be directed to Curt Venditti, P.E., PennDOT Consultant Project Manager, at either 610.212.4756 or [email protected]
or Ryan Binder, P.E. at 215.209.1212 or [email protected]