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DRUG TAKE BACK DAY AT WEHRUNG'S HOME CENTER ON OCT 27th
Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. Tinicum Township Police Dept. will be participating in a Rx Drug Take Back Event on Saturday, Oct 27th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Wehrung’s Home Center located at 711 Easton Rd in Ottsville. Posted 10/16/18

PUBLIC NOTICE: 2019 BUDGET MEETING SCHEDULED OCT 29th
Tinicum Township Board of Supervisors met on Oct. 15th, as advertised, to discuss the Township's 2019 Budgetary needs. Budget work sessions will be continued as needed throughout the process until the final budget is ready for adoption. The next budget work session will be held on October 29th at 5:30 p.m. Continuance dates will be advertised on the Township website. Posted 10/16/18

GOLDEN PHEASANT BRIDGE ON RIVER ROAD (Route 32) CLOSED FOR REPAIRS:
PennDOT is making structural repairs to the single-span bridge carrying Route 32 (River Road) over the Delaware Canal near the Golden Pheasant Inn. Route 32 will be closed between Tinicum Creek Rd and Headquarters Rd through late December.

Route 32 motorists should follow the posted detour of Dark Hollow Rd, Route 413 and Route 611. Click here to see the PennDOT detour map Motorists are advised to allow extra time. The road will remain open to local traffic up to the bridge.

PennDOT’s contractor will replace the existing deck and badly deteriorated steel beams, replace the guardrail, and perform minor repairs to the stone masonry abutments. PennDOT stated that this is a temporary solution until a larger replacement or rehabilitation project, currently in preliminary engineering phase, is ready for construction. Revised 10/16/18

HEADQUARTERS ROAD BRIDGE UPDATE:
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has granted PennDOT the Categorical Exclusion (CE) for Headquarters Road Bridge, enabling PennDOT to move forward with the design in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement.

Due to the deterioration of its structural integrity, PennDOT engineers and Transportation Secretary Richards have determined that rehabilitation of the existing bridge is not an option. PennDOT states that there are two options:

  1. Construction of a new one-lane bridge. This option would require Tinicum Township taxpayers to take ownership and responsibility.
  2. Construction of a new two-lane bridge. Under this option, PennDOT would retain ownership and responsibility.

Both options would seek to maintain the historical look of the bridge and reuse existing stones where possible. Revised 10/16/18

ROAD & BRIDGE UPDATES:

FREE FLU VACCINE
Bucks County residents 3 years and older are eligible for a free flu shot from the Bucks County Dept. of Health on September 29th in Doylestown, 1282 Almshouse Rd, from 9 am to 3 pm, and in Quakertown, 261 California Rd, from 9 am to 1 pm. For more information call 215-345-3318 or visit www.buckscounty.org/health.
Posted 8/20/18

BRING USED MOTOR OIL TO TINCUM PUBLIC WORKS
If you are changing your lawn mower oil or engine oil, please bring the oil to the Public Works garage, there's a barrel in the parking lot. Doing so allows us to lower costs by reusing the oil and helps you to properly dispose of it. No gas or antifreeze, please. Posted 7/3/18

INVASIVE INSECTS DISCOVERED IN PENNSYLVANIA:

LICENSE YOUR DOG
Pennsylvania law requires all dogs 3 months or older to have a current dog license. An annual license costs $8.50 and a lifetime license is $51.50. If spayed or neutered, the annual fee is $6.50 and lifetime is $31.50. Discounts are available to older adults and people with disabilities. For more info go to www.padoglicense.com Posted 3/28/18

POWER OUTAGES
If an outage occurs, call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report it, or go to www.firstenergycorp.com/outages where you can also find more info on Met-Ed's restoration progress and safety. Never try to remove a tree or debris from downed lines. Always assume downed lines are energized and immediately call Met-Ed at 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877).

RIVER CONDITIONS:
In case of flood warnings,check the National Weather Service website for current and forecasted river conditions at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=phi&gage=fren4&view=1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1%22 Floodplain Maps can be viewed at the Bucks County website: https://bucksgis.maps.arcgis.com Additional information can be found at www.FloodSmart.gov and www.FEMA.gov.

LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOUR GROUNDWATER
For more info about how you can protect your groundwater, click here.

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Updated 10/16/2018