Roads Projects  Around the Township

Please Note: Important updates and notices regarding new & ongoing road projects and temporary closures can be found on the Township homepage - www.whitemarshtwp.org.



TOWNSHIP PROJECTS



2020 ROAD PAVING PROGRAM


  • Foxwood Circle (Kottler Dr. to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Militia Way (Skippack Pike to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Harry St. (13th Ave. to 15th Ave.)
  • Whitemarsh Valley Rd. (Sheaf Ln. end of to cul-de-sac)
  • Williams Road (Sheaf Ln. to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Dileo Dr. (Andorra Rd. to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Dogwood Ln. (Barren Hill Rd. to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Tamara Ct. (Ridge Pk. to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Wagner Rd. (Crescent Ave. to end of the loop)
  • Cedar Dr. (Pine Ridge Rd. to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Cedar Place (Pine Ridge Rd. to end of cul-de-sac)
  • Hain Dr. (Kottler Dr. to 830 Hain Dr.)

PENNDOT


For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. 
 

COUNTY PROJECTS


County Roads Listed here.

The Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Department maintains 140 bridges and over 75 miles of roadway throughout the County. They can be contacted at 610-278-3613.

Ridge Pike Improvement Project

Background: Ridge Pike is owned by Montgomery County from Philadelphia to Norristown. It carries between 20,000 and 30,000 cars each day. The original roadway alignment dates to colonial days as do some of the features along the road. The modern roadway dates from the 1930s and was widened in the 1970s. 

The project area is nearly 5 miles long and includes some very complex engineering in the areas near the PA Turnpike, the Norfolk Southern rail lines and the Sunoco pipeline. So the project has been divided into seven manageable segments for engineering and construction. Five segments are in the area between Norristown and Chemical Road; one segment is between Butler Pike and Crescent Avenue and one segment is between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue in Philadelphia.

(Updated Oct. 6, 2017)

The preliminary design for the Ridge Pike segment between Butler Pike and Crescent Avenue has begun. The Engineering firm is Rummel, Klepper and Kahn (RK&K) in King of Prussia. Over the next few weeks, the engineers and surveyors will be collecting information about the current conditions of the roadway as well as traffic volumes. Here are some things to look for:

Notice of Intent to Enter (NOITE) Letters: If your property abuts Ridge Pike, you may receive a NOITE letter indicating that the engineers or surveyors may need to enter your property in order to acquire important information about Ridge Pike.

PLEASE NOTE: The NOITE does not indicate that your property will be impacted by the future construction. We will not have any information about property impacts for several years yet.

Traffic Counts Traffic counting will also begin soon along Ridge Pike and the cross streets. You may see the pneumatic tubes across the street or you may see folks doing manual counts are intersections. These counts are critical to determining how best to improve Ridge Pike.

Public Info Sign-Ups: Please feel free to share the link below with your neighbors. They can sign up for the email updates as we go forward. The link to the sign-up form is under the Public Involvement title.

http://www.montcopa.org/2416/Ridge-Pike-Improvement-Project

We will be updating the site in the coming weeks to add more information about the Butler to Crescent segment.

As always, please feel free to contact me at cgilchri@montcopa.org if you have any questions.

For more information on this project, please visit: http://www.montcopa.org/2416/Ridge-Pike-Improvement-Project
 


W. VALLEY GREEN ROAD BRIDGE NOW OPEN

For any questions please refer to Montgomery County’s bridge status website at www.montcopa.org/bridgeinfo or contact us by email at BridgeInfo@montcopa.org or by calling 610-278-3613.

  


JOSHUA RD./STENTON AVE. & JOSHUA RD./FLOURTOWN RD. INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS:

All four legs of each intersection are being widened and dedicated left turn lanes are being added to each approach.  ADA-accessible curb ramps and crosswalks will be installed at each intersection.  Roadside drainage swales, stormwater conveyance piping and inlets, and rain gardens will also be constructed to provide stormwater management.

  
  
  1. Butler Pike Closure/Detour

    Butler Pike will be closed on 7/28 at the "S" intersection nearby Militia Hill/Cold Point HIll/Narcisa Roads between the hours of 9AM and 1PM for tree maintenance. Read on...
  2. County Holding Virtual Meeting on Trails Studies

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission will host a virtual public meeting on July 29 on the Wissahickon and Cross County Trails Feasibility studies. The meetings run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Read on...
  3. Sheaff Lane Closed For One Week Beginning July 26

    Sheaff Lane will be closed in both directions between Stenton Ave. and Tamarack Road beginning Monday July 26th until Friday July 30th. Read on...
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Contact Us

  1. Whitemarsh Township Emergency Services Management


    Email

    616 Germantown Pike
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

    Ph: 610-825-3535
    Fx: 610-825-9416

    Hours


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Staff Directory
  2. Whitemarsh Township Public Works


    Email

    2015 Joshua Road
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

    Ph: 610-825-3424
    Fx: 610-825-3144

    Hours


    Monday - Friday
    6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Staff Directory