Aston Township Board of Commissioners officially announces the opening of bids for the revitalization of the Newsome tract located at the intersection of Weir Rd. and Blackthorne Lane. The project will include beutification improvements and stormwater management controls to alleviate area flooding.
The Newsome property is a 4-acre lot in Aston Township, Delaware County, PA that is proposed to be converted into a Township Park and improved with walking paths, picnic areas, stormwater management controls and the re-establishment of two ponds to alleviate area flooding. The property is traversed by Marcus Hook Creek, which enters the property through a storm sewer culvert, daylights through the property, then exits through a culvert that runs underneath Weir Road and into the northeast corner of Weir Park. This project will also replace a large section of the culvert that runs underneath Weir Road in order to [...]