Lenape Bridge to close for repairs, Aug. 19

The Lenape Bridge, 2015 file photo, The Times. POCOPSON — Just a couple of short years after the replacement of the Pocopson Rt. 926 Bridge over the Brandywine, PennDOT announced this week that the Lenape Bridge will close on August 19 for a nine-month rehab. The seven-span bridge was dedicated in 1912, and while noted for its aesthetics, it is also known for its narrowness — and for frequent...

Abandoned Pocopson house to be torn down

Lenape site to be cleared by township, ending multi-year struggle to address property By Kelli Siehl, Staff Writer, The Times Although obscured by overgrowth and years of neglect, this Lenape Road house will be torn down by the township after years of attempting to get its owners to maintain the property. POCOPSON — A collective sigh of relief was heard during Monday’s Township Board of Supervisors...

PennDOT lists area road projects

Work will require lane closures, restrictions that could cause traffic delays The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) wants residents to be aware of possible traffic delays as a result of area road projects this week. Raised pavement marker installation will require lane closures on Lenape Road in East Marlborough and Pennsbury Townships from Monday through Friday. Work will be...

After spinning wheels, roundabout gains traction

PennDOT could begin construction on Pocopson Township project by mid-November By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times A roundabout is scheduled for construction at the intersection of Rt. 52, Wawaset Road, and Lenape-Unionville Road. The goal was roundabout, but the action was direct as the Chester County commissioners advanced a road project in Pocopson Township on Wednesday. At their...