Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Movement Update at the Grace Property on Pennell Road.

It has been brought to our attention residents concerns regarding movement at the site of the Grace Property on Pennell Road. Be advised, we are aware of this movement and it is NOT the project moving forward. The property owner is cutting down some quality trees without disturbing the soil or removing stumps. As always, if you have any questions regarding happenings in the Township, do not hesitate to contact the Township Building. 610-494-1636.

Green Light Go Traffic Signal Improvement Grant on Pennell Road and Concord Road

The work currently under way on Pennell Road is being handled through PennDOT as a Green Light Go 50% Match Grant.  The project includes the following intersections on Pennell Road – Glendale Boulevard, Knowlton Road, Lehr Boulevard, Marianville/Weir, Hall Drive, Dutton’s Mill (& Lamp Post Lane), and Springbrook Boulevard.  Additionally, the following Concord Road intersections will be included – Aston Mills & Convent Roads, Lehr Boulevard, Dutton’s Mill Road, Pancoast Avenue, and Bridgewater Road. Read more

On-going Vo-Tech Construction

Aston Township wishes to advise the residents affected by the  on-going construction in the area of the Vo-Tech that we are aware of your concerns. We are working with Commissioner Graham to address these issues.  Residents should also be aware that Emergency Services including Police, Fire and EMS response  should not be  affected by the construction.

Lenni Road Closure Update

Beginning Monday, August 27 until approximately mid-November, Lenni Road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians 24 hours a day from below Station Lane to below the Chester Creek Trail.  As part of SEPTA’s Elwyn-to-Wawa Service Restoration Project, crews will be replacing and upgrading the Lenni Road rail grade crossing and regarding the approaching roadway to improve sightlines.

Please click here for more information and a Lenni Road detour map.

Birney Highway & Crozerville Road. Roundabout – Notice of Road Closure.

As part of the Birney Highway and Crozerville Road Roundabout, Aston Township is giving notice that the entire intersection will be closed due to the installation of the roundabout. Work is scheduled to commence on or before Wednesday, August 8, 2018 and it is anticipated that the road will be closed for 4 to 6 weeks.

Please click here for a detailed detour map. 

 

Passing of 5th Ward Commissioner James W. McGinn

It is with deepest regret and sympathy that we inform the residents of Aston Township of the sudden passing of Commissioner James W. McGinn. Jim was not only Commissioner of the 5th Ward but was also there for any and all that were in need of help. Our thoughts are with the entire McGinn family and those grieving his loss. May He Rest In Peace.

Service information is as follows:

Visitation will be at the Aston Community Center, 3270 Concord Road, Aston on Monday evening, July 30 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, July 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 31 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 3255 Concord Ave, Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle Cemetery in Chester Heights.

Memorial donations in Jim’s name may be made to Holy Family Regional Catholic School c/o St. Joseph’s Aston, 3255 Concord Road Aston, PA 19014.

Land Development Projects Update – June 25, 2018

As reported during the Board of Commissioners Meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2019, the following is a land development update:

Lanni/820 Tryens Road LLC:  Developer has made application to construct five single family residential units in the R2 Medium Density Residential District at 820 Tryens Road in the Third Ward.  This parcel of land is 1.792 acres.  The district requires a minimum of 10,000 square feet per unit.  The individual units range from 12,433 SF to 16,116 SF and all five units will have driveways fronting on Tryens Road.  This development is permitted by right in the R2 District.

Grace Real Estate Investment Partnership/Star Hill: Developer has submitted revised plans for the construction of 180 Apartments/Condos on the 10.4 Acre parcel at 104-106 Old Pennell Road. Access to this development will be on Pennell Road only.  The applicant previously appeared before the Board of Commissioners for a Conditional Use Hearing on March 5, 2018 and received Conditional Use Approval at the Board of Commissioners Meeting on March 28, 2018 and then appeared before the Aston Planning Commission on April 3, 2018. 

Both Applicants will appear before the Aston Planning Commission on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 and the New Construction Committee on Monday, July 9, 2018 for plan review and Township Engineer’s Comments. Both meetings will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room at 5021 Pennell Road, Aston, PA 19014 and will start at 7:00 PM.  These are public meetings and residents are invited to attend.

DCIU Construction Complaints and Questions

It has been brought to our attention that there have been many complaints made to 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham in regards to the construction project currently taking place at the DCIU. In the future, if there are any complaints or questions regarding the DCIU construction project please contact the Aston Township Code Department so they may be addressed. Their phone number is (610) 494-0384, you can also email jmisci@astontownship.net or ebailey@astontownship.net.

Bridgewater Farms Traffic Calming Results

Recently a traffic calming study was conducted in the Bridgewater Farms section of Aston Township due to complaints of high traffic flow and cutting through of the developments.  Read more

Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2

Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2 is a project to build a new 350-mile pipeline in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware to transport Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) to the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware.

Citizen Hotline:  What should citizens do if they have a question regarding a pipeline on their property?  Residents should contact the Sunoco Logistics Non-emergency Hotline:  855-430-4491. Read more

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