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In a Meeting with Newtown Officials, PennDOT Agreed to Provide Upgrades to Swamp Road at the Intersection of Twining Bridge Road

In a Meeting with Newtown Officials, PennDOT Agreed to Provide Upgrades to Swamp Road at the Intersection of Twining Bridge Road | Newtown News of Interest | Scoop.it

On July 27, 2018, PennDOT officials met with Newtown Township officials and agreed to provide the following upgrades to Swamp Road at the intersection of Twining Bridge Road:


1.     Shifting double yellow along the center line 2 feet to the east to provide wider inside shoulder through the curve in the southbound direction. 

2.      Install “SLOW Curve Marking” legends in both directions to provide additional warning to the motorists.  

3.      Install “Raised Pavement Markers” to enhance the visibly of roadway alignment at night and/or during inclement weather. 

4.      Stabilize the shoulder with 2A aggregate to address pavement edge drop off from ST project.  

5.      Replace existing warning signs with larger doubled up advance warning signs for additional conspicuity.

6.      Replace damaged roadside delineators to define the edge of road.

7.      Bucks County Maintenance will evaluate the area to address drainage concerns

johnmacknewtown's insight:

This meeting with PennDOT was called in response to resident complaints made at the June 13, 2018, Board of Supervisors meeting. View the video of Jennifer Brennan and other residents of the Knob Hill community who commented regarding trucks on Swamp Road at that meeting. 

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