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Roadwork and Utility Updates: 9/7

Posted on Wednesday September 07, 2022
 
PECO Natural Gas Equipment Replacement Lindley and Sunset Rds
 

September 7, 2022
PECO Equipment Replacement Work on Lindley and Sunset Roads Starting 9/19
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, as part of their ongoing equipment replacement, will begin natural gas main and service line installation work on Lindley Rd (from Willow Grove Ave to Twickenham Rd) and Sunset Rd (from Lindley Rd to Church Rd) beginning the week of September 19. The project may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on property - affected residents will be notified. Work will take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00am-4:00pm and anticipated completion of the project is November 2022.

With any questions or concerns, call 610-832-6420 or email  [email protected].

September 2, 2022
Seravalli Contractors Ground Core Samples 9/3 at Sinkhole
Engineers from Seravalli Contractors will be performing ground core samples in the area of the Chelten Hills sinkhole on Saturday, September 3 at 8:00am.

PECO Replacement Work Base Repair Starting 9/6
Kehoe Construction, a qualified PECO contractor, will be completing base repair on the following roads starting on Tuesday, September 6.  Work hours will be 7:30am-4pm Tuesday-Friday, weather permitting. Please heed the temporary posted No Parking signs.
9/6-9/7 Stetson Rd from Old York Rd to Juniper Ave
9/6-9/7 Academy Ln from Old York Rd to cul-de-sac
9/7-9/8 Juniper Ave from Old York to Vernon Rd
9/7-9/8 Melrose Ave from Old York to Vernon Rd
9/7-9/8 Develon Rd from Beech Ave to Old York Rd

September 1, 2022
Glenside Road Closures for Food Truck Festival Sept. 8
The food truck event on Thursday, September 8 will necessitate the closure of Glenside Ave from Easton Rd to Keswick Ave, Wesley Ave from Easton Rd to Bickley Rd, and Easton Rd from Waverly Rd to Mt Carmel Ave. from 4pm to 10pm.

August 31, 2022
PECO Electric Cable Replacement Work September through January
As part of PECO's Reliability & Resiliency Plan and infrastructure investments, PECO crews and qualified PECO contractors will be replacing and upgrading electric infrastructure around the township.  Work is expected to begin in early September, and will occur on Cedar Lane, Cheltenham Avenue, Euston Road, Keenan Street, Old York Road, and Penrose Avenue.  Work may require temporary disruption of service, and affected residents will be notified by PECO. The project is expected to be completed by January 2023.  

August 26, 2022
Blacktop Repair 8/29 Waverly Rd & Harrison Ave
Contractors will be working on Waverly Road and Harrison Avenue on Monday, August 29 to repair the blacktop around the ADA ramps.  Please avoid the intersection if possible and use caution in the area.

August 10, 2022
PECO Equipment Replacement Work on Lindley and Fox Roads
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, as part of their ongoing equipment replacement, will begin natural gas main and service line installation work on Lindley Rd (from Plymouth Ave to Twickenham Rd) and Fox Rd (from Laverock Rd to Lindley Rd) beginning the week of August 15. The project may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on property - affected residents have been notified. Work will take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00am-4:00pm and anticipated completion of the project is November 2022.

With any questions or concerns, call 610-832-6420 or email [email protected].

August 1, 2022
Texas Eastern Maintenance Postponed to August 8
The below-mentioned maintenance is now expected to begin on Monday, August 8.

July 22, 2022
Texas Eastern Planned Maintenance on Church Rd August 1
Texas Eastern Transmission has planned maintenance activity on the eastbound lane of Church Road, in front of Arcadia.  The work will involve accessing a section of pipe to provide for a visual inspection.  Upon completion of any necessary remediation, the area will be backfilled and repaved.
Work is scheduled to begin on or around August 1 and will take approximately 21 days to complete. Anticipated work hours are 7:00am-5:00pm Monday–Friday, and 8:00am-5:00pm Saturday.  Eastbound Church Road at W Waverly Road will be closed throughout the duration of the work. Westbound Church Road from Limekiln Pike will be to access Arcadia University and for west bound traffic.  Detour map available here.  The affected areas will be restored to preexisting conditions upon completion.

July 14, 2022
PECO Equipment Replacement Work starting 7/18
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, as part of their ongoing equipment replacement, will begin natural gas main and service line installation work on Beaver Rd (from Fox Rd to Plymouth Rd) and Georgian Rd (from Beaver Rd to Lindley Rd) beginning the week of July 18. The project may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on property - affected residents have been notified. Work will take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00am-3:00pm and anticipated completion of the project will be 3 months.

Utility Line Services will also be performing this work on Winding Way (from Plymouth Rd to Glenside Ave) and Glenside Ave (from Willow Grove Ave to Limekiln Pike).  Work hours will be Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm, with anticipated completion in 2 months.

With any questions or concerns, call 610-832-6420 or email [email protected]

June 27, 2022
PECO Work on Ashbourne Rd and Oakhill Dr starting 7/5
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, as part of their ongoing equipment replacement, will begin natural gas main and service line installation work on Oakhill Drive and on Ashbourne Rd between Tookany Creek Parkway and Waltham Dr the week of July 4. The project may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on property - affected residents have been notified. Flaggers will be present on Ashbourne Rd for lane shifts and closures during this work. Work will take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00am-3:00pm (Oakhill) and 9:00am-3:00pm (Ashbourne), and anticipated completion of the project is 3 months. If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420 or email [email protected]

Crews from Utility Line Services are continuing their work in the area of Jefferson, Myrtle, and Central Aves, and hope to complete main installation in the next two weeks.

June 15, 2022
Easton Rd Closure for SEPTA Bridge Inspection 6/17
Easton Road will be closed between Mt. Carmel Avenue and Glenside Avenue on Friday, June 17th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for an inspection of the SEPTA Bridge. Easton Road will be detoured via Glenside Ave to PA 152 to Mt Carmel Ave. ( View detour plan here.)

June 10, 2022
Glenside Ave Water Main Replacement Beginning June 20
Aqua PA will begin replacing the water main on Glenside Avenue between North Avenue and Woodland Road beginning on June 20, 2022. Due to the nature and location of this work, a road closure will be necessary between Rices Mill Road and Greenwood Avenue between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on weekdays. The PennDOT approved detour route will utilize Rices Mill Road, Church Road and Greenwood Avenue. This work is expected to take 4 to 6 weeks to complete. Residents will be able to access their driveways during construction, but at times may only be able to do so from one direction. Refuse and Recycling collections will not be affected.

June 9, 2022
Easton Rd Closure for SEPTA Bridge Inspection 6/17
Easton Road will be closed between Mt. Carmel Avenue and Glenside Avenue on Friday, June 17th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for an inspection of the SEPTA Bridge. Easton Road will be detoured via Glenside Ave to PA 152 to Mt Carmel Ave. ( View detour plan here.)

June 6, 2022
Coventry Ave Tree Work Closure Tomorrow
Coventry Road will be closed from New Second Street to Windsor Ave Tuesday, June 7, from 7:30 am through 4:00 pm for hazardous tree work. Please plan to avoid this area during your travels.

May 13, 2022
Final Milling & Paving Continuing in Melrose Park
Kehoe Construction, a qualified PECO contractor, will be continuing final paving restoration as part of the PECO gas main replacement program in Melrose Park the week of May 16.  Work will be conducted between 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday.  Ansley and Stratford Avenues are 100% complete; a piece of Spring Ave has also been paved. Streets which may be affected include Mountain Ave, Ashbourne Rd, Chapel Rd, Lodges Ln, Melrose, West, and Prospect Aves. Residents in the area, please adhere to the posted no parking signs for the dates and times your street is to be worked on.

May 9, 2022
Closure of Chelten Hills Dr Section due to Sinkhole
Due to a sizable sinkhole, Chelten Hills Dr is closed to vehicles and pedestrians between Church Rd and Rodgers Rd until further notice.

PECO Work on Myrtle and Central Aves starting 5/16
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, as part of their ongoing equipment replacement, will begin work on Myrtle Ave between Laurel and Central Aves and Central Ave from Franklin Ave to Tookany Creek Parkway the week of May 16. The project may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on property - affected residents have been notified. Work will take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00am-3:00pm, and anticipated completion of the project is one month. If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420 or email [email protected]

May 6, 2022
Final Milling & Paving starting 5/9 in the Following Locations
Starting Monday, May 9, Kehoe Construction will be performing final paving restoration as part of the PECO gas main replacement program.  Work will be conducted between 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday.  The following is the proposed schedule, pending weather.  Paving will not be conducted in the rain, but milling will proceed.
5/9 - Milling Stratford and Melrose Aves (Old York Rd-Mountain Ave)
5/10 - Milling Melrose Ave continued
5/11 - Milling West Ave (Melrose-Ashbourne) and Paving Melrose and Stratford Aves
5/12 - Milling Prospect Ave (West-Mountain) and Paving West Ave
5/13 - Milling & Paving Chapel Rd and Lodges Ln (West-Mountain)

May 5, 2022
Milling & Paving will begin 5/9 for Intersection of Easton & Waverly
Milling and paving work will be conducted May 9 and 10 on the intersection of Easton Rd and Waverly Rd in relation to the Wawa project.  Signage has already been posted by the contractor, and Township signage will be posted today.  Work will be performed between the hours of 7am-5pm; the Township will enforce 'no parking' during the work hours. Residents, commuters, and pedestrians should expect delays, as partial lane closures will be required. There is a potential for a full closure of Waverly Rd during the paving portion of the project.  If you have questions, please call Public Works at 215-635-4600.

April 19, 2022
Easton Rd Closure for Downtown Glenside Arts Festival
Easton Road will be closed from Glenside Ave to Waverly Ave on Saturday, April 23 from 8:00am-8:00pm for Downtown Glenside's Arts Festival. Traffic at the intersection of Easton Road and Glenside Avenue heading in an east and west direction, will not be permitted.  Wesley Avenue will be closed as well. Please note that the event is from 11:00-5:00pm, but the closure accommodates setup and breakdown.

April 11, 2022

PECO Equipment Work Updates
Utility Line Services is completing the PECO gas main installation on Jefferson Ave from Laurel to Central. That crew will then move on to Central Ave between Cottman and Beecher.  The closure on Central has an anticipated start date of April 25.  Other crews with this contractor are servicing the portions recently installed and gassed up on Ryers, Myrtle, Beecher, and Laurel.

On April 22, Henkels and McCoy expects to begin PECO equipment replacement on the following locations:
- Old York Rd from Spring Ave to Stratford Ave
- Develon Rd from Old York Rd to Beech Ave
- Stetson Rd from Old York Rd to the end
- Academy Ln from Old York Rd to the end
- Juniper Ave from Old York Rd to Manchester Rd
- Melrose Ave from Old York Rd to Manchester Rd
- Manchester Rd from Melrose Ave to the end
Work will take place Monday-Friday from 7:30am-3pm, and will occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially residential property - affected owners have been contacted.  The natural gas main and service line installation is expected to be completed in 8 weeks. If you have any other questions about this work please call 610-832-6420 or email [email protected]

April 5, 2022
PECO Equipment Replacement on Old York Rd Update
Henkels and McCoy, a qualified PECO contractor, continues natural gas main installation on Old York Rd between Ashbourne Rd and Stratford Ave. This project began in February and is 80% complete, as main replacements on Academy Ln, Juniper Ave, Stetson Rd, and Melrose Ave are complete. Other crews will be completing bare steel service replacement work throughout the township.  Work will be conducted between the hours of 7:30am and 3:00pm. The work for these projects will occur in roadways, sidewalks, and some properties.  Affected residents have been notified by PECO.  If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420.

Waverly Road Open
As of this afternoon, Waverly Rd between Harrison Ave and Easton Rd is now open. Please continue to use caution in the area due to the continuing construction at the new Wawa site.


April 1, 2022
PECO Work on Jefferson and Central Aves starting 4/4
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, as part of their ongoing equipment replacement, will begin work on Jefferson Ave between Laurel and Central Aves and Central Ave from Cottman Ave to Beecher Ave the week of April 4. The project may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on property - affected residents have been notified. Work will take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm, and anticipated completion of the project is one month. If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420 or email [email protected]

March 28, 2022
Waverly Rd Closed Between Easton and Bickley Rds Tuesday 3/29
As part of the traffic cabinet replacement at Easton and Waverly Rds, Waverly Road will also be closed between Easton Road and Bickley Road on March 29.  Workers hope to have the section of Waverly between Harrison and Easton open by next Monday, April 4.

March 24, 2022
Update on Traffic Lights at Easton and Waverly Rds
Carr & Duff will be performing traffic light work on Easton Rd at Waverly Rd on Saturday, March 26 as part of the Waverly Road realignment project.  Work will begin at 7:30am, and traffic will be condensed to a single lane while they set up uprights for the traffic lights.  Traffic will be stopped for 5-10 minutes per traffic arm in order to safely lift the arms over the roadway for bolting. 

Tuesday, March 29, traffic lights will be out at the intersection of Easton and Waverly Roads.  Flaggers will be on site to conduct traffic.

March 22, 2022
Catenary Structure Replacement Project Impacting SEPTA Fox Chase Line
As part of SEPTA's catenary structure replacement project, construction will take place along the Fox Chase Line beginning this Friday, March 25 at 11:00pm. Impacted stations bordering Cheltenham: Lawndale, Cheltenham, and Ryers stations. Hours will be Sunday-Thursday, 12:00-5:00am, and two consecutive weekends from 11:00pm Friday through 5:00am Monday.  The nighttime hours allow for safe operation of the Fox Chase Line during daytime hours.  Evening drilling will conclude April 4.  Phase 2 rebar installation will begin April 4 and continue through May 27 on a Sunday-Thursday schedule.  Shuttle busing will be available at each station during weekend outages March 25-28 and April 1-4.  Travel information at www.septa.org, and email questions to Bob Kent at [email protected]

March 21, 2022
Sidewalk Closure: Wawa at Easton and Waverly Roads
The connector sidewalk running south in front of the Wawa project on Easton Rd, from Waverly Rd toward the Dunkin Donuts, will be closed due to an unexpected conduit issue.  It should reopen by end of the business day on Tuesday, March 22.  The Waverly Rd sidewalk from Harrison Ave to Easton Rd will still be open, but pedestrians will need to cross Easton Rd to travel south, for your own safety.

March 15, 2022
Installation of Traffic Light Poles on Easton Rd at Waverly Saturday, March 19
Carr & Duff will be performing traffic light work on Easton Rd at Waverly Rd on Saturday, March 19 as part of the Waverly Road realignment project.  Work will begin at 7:30am, and traffic will be condensed to a single lane while they set up uprights for the traffic lights.  Traffic will be stopped for 5-10 minutes per traffic arm in order to safely lift the arms over the roadway for bolting. 

March 14, 2022
PennDOT Pothole Repairs This Week on Church Rd and Washington Ln
PennDOT is repairing potholes on a number of local State roads this week, including Washington Lane and Church Rd in Cheltenham Township, which could create delays.  Work on Church Rd between Rices Mill Rd and Greenwood Ave is expected for Tuesday, March 15.  Motorists are encourages to call 1-800-FIX-ROAD or go online to report potholes to PennDOT for State-owned roads.

March 10, 2022
PECO Work at Brookfield Rd and Pleasant Hill Dr Later This Month
PECO crews and PECO contractor Riggs Distler will be performing work along Brookfield Rd and Pleasant Hill Dr to upgrade electric infrastructure including conduit and cable.  Work will begin mid-March to early April, with expected completion July 2022. Access for services such as trash removal, student transportation and emergency vehicles will be maintained during construction.  Impacted customers will be notified if crews need to temporarily interrupt service. 

March 4, 2022
PECO Work on Beecher Ave and Grove Ave starting 3/14
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, will be installing new underground pipe as part of their ongoing equipment replacement, beginning the week of March 14, on Beecher Ave from W Laurel Ave to Grove Ave, and on Grove Ave from Beecher Ave to Jefferson Ave. The project may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on property - affected residents have been notified. Work will take place between the hours of 7:00am-3:00pm, and anticipated completion of the project is one month. If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420 or email [email protected]

Aqua Work in the Area of General Patterson Drive starting 3/10
Aqua will be replacing portions of an existing 8-inch terra cotta sanitary sewer main between General Patterson Drive and Church Road beginning March 10, with an expected completion date of March 22, weather-permitting.  Water services will not be interrupted.

February 25, 2022
PECO Equipment Replacement on Myrtle Ave
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, will be working on gas main installation on Myrtle Ave between Ryers Ave and the dead end, beginning the week of February 28, conditions pending.  Work will take place between the hours of 7:00am-3:00pm, and anticipated completion of the project is one month. If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420.

February 22, 2022
PECO Equipment Replacement Continuing on Old York Rd, Ashbourne Rd, and Academy Ln
Henkels and McCoy, a qualified PECO contractor, will continue natural gas main installation on Old York Rd between Ashbourne Rd and Stratford Ave.  Also, after completing main replacement on Academy Ln, from Old York Rd to the end, they will move on to Juniper Ave from Old York Rd to Manchester Rd. Other crews will be completing bare steel service replacement work throughout the township.  Work will be conducted between the hours of 7:30am and 3:00pm. The natural gas main and service line installation project is expected to be completed in 15 weeks.  
The work for these projects will occur in roadways, sidewalks, and some properties.  Affected residents have been notified by PECO.  If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420.

February 8, 2022
PennDOT work at Church Rd and Greenwood Ave starting 2/10
As part of the PennDOT Church Road intersection improvement project, a PennDOT contractor will be performing utility location test holes along Church Road and Greenwood Avenue in the general vicinity of the intersection.  Work is expected to begin on 2/10 and will take approximately two weeks, weather-permitting.  If you have any questions, please contact PennDOT Project Managers Curt Venditti or Richard Ames at 215-208-8040.

January 28, 2022
PECO Equipment Replacement on Laurel, Ryers, and Myrtle Aves
Utility Line Services, a qualified PECO contractor, has begun gas main installation on Laurel Ave between Ryers Ave and the dead end beyond Woodland Ave., which is expected to take the next two weeks.  Following this, they will move on to Ryers Ave between Laurel Ave and Old Soldiers Rd., or Myrtle Ave between Ryers Ave and the dead end, conditions pending. If you have any questions about this work, please call 610-832-6420.

Expect Temporary Traffic Delays at Old York and Township Line Roads
Due to a failure of the traffic control device at Old York Rd and Township Line Rd, a new one was installed overnight by Abington and Cheltenham Township personnel. The intersection is operational, but commuters can expect delays due to the temporary nature of the traffic cabinet in use. Please be patient, as crews are working to restore more efficient operations over the next couple of weeks.


July 29, 2021
 
2021 Milling & Paving Locations and Schedule

Work on Cheltenham Township’s 2021 Road Milling and Resurfacing Project is slated to begin on August 3rd and is anticipated to be completed by August 20th.  This timetable is weather dependent and may change as the project proceeds.  The list of street locations included in the project can be viewed here.  Glasgow Inc. is the contractor for the project and their current schedule by street location can be viewed here.  Work will be performed weekdays between 7:30AM and 4:00PM.  The Contractor shall post 'No Parking' signs in all parking areas within work zones at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of performing roadway work in those areas. The Contractor shall also provide a hand-delivered notice to all affected abutting property owners at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of any roadway work. 

Questions regarding this project may be directed to Mike Fleming, Township Public Works Coordinator, at 215-887-6200, ext. 214.

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