StreetScape Initiative

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

2018-09-05T14:46:34-04:00

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. […]

Green Light Go Traffic Signal Improvement Grant on Pennell Road and Concord Road2018-09-05T14:46:34-04:00

Aston Township – Roundabouts

2015-06-12T18:19:51-04:00

The Board of Commissioners is very much aware of the traffic issues and concerns along Concord Road, especially at the intersections of Concord Road and Donnelly Avenue and at Concord Road and MacInyre Drive.  Until recently, the only option available was to install a traffic signal at each location.  In 2014, the Township Engineer suggested that a recent change in PennDOT policy may in fact address most, if not all, of the traffic concerns at these intersections and this portion of Concord Road.  After studying the design and operation of roundabouts for a number of years, PennDOT has established a policy [...]

Aston Township – Roundabouts2015-06-12T18:19:51-04:00

StreetScape Project About To Get Underway!

2015-04-09T10:43:31-04:00

The Aston Township StreetScape Project is about to get underway along a 0.8-mile stretch of Pennell Road between Concord Road and Duttons Mill Road.  The work will include sidewalk and curb ramp installation/improvements, pedestrian level lighting, landscaping, and landscaped center medians.  The improvements will contribute to increased mass transit ridership and economic development by creating a pedestrian-friendly environment and  connecting a variety of land uses including residential, commercial, office, institutional and recreational.  The improvements implemented along Pennell Road will serve as guidelines to implement similar improvements along Concord Road and Duttons Mill Road as future projects. The Township was awarded a [...]

StreetScape Project About To Get Underway!2015-04-09T10:43:31-04:00

Aston Replacing Old Street Signs with New Improved Signage

2015-03-19T17:44:50-04:00

Aston Township Public Works Department Supervisor Russell Palmore displays one of the new street signs bearing the township logo. The Aston Township Vision Plan is being implemented as members of the public works department have been working hard replacing old, worn street signs with updated signs that feature the new township insignia. Public Works Supervisor Russell Palmore said the new signs, which are constructed of heavy duty aluminum and larger lettering, will be easier for residents to see, especially at night. […]

Aston Replacing Old Street Signs with New Improved Signage2015-03-19T17:44:50-04:00

Aston Township Awarded $1 million StreetScape Improvement Grant

2016-04-05T16:25:45-04:00

Aston Commissioners President Jim Stigale accepts a check in the amount of $1 million from Kevin Andrews, chief-of-staff for Pa. State Rep. Joe Hackett, R-161. The funds will be used toward a StreetScape initiative in the township. By Loretta Rodgers Commissioners President Jim Stigale, during the October 15 meeting of the board of commissioners, was pleased to accept a check in the amount of $1 million from Kevin Andrews, chief of staff for Pa. State Representative Joe Hackett, R-161. The funds, which represent a state grant, will be used for streetscape improvements in the township. The improvements are planned [...]

Aston Township Awarded $1 million StreetScape Improvement Grant2016-04-05T16:25:45-04:00

Aston Township StreetScape Initiative

2014-05-30T11:49:51-04:00

Aston Township is planning  to construct streetscape improvements along a 0.8-mile stretch of Pennell Road (SR 0452) between Concord Road (SR 3007) and Duttons Mill Road (SR 3020).  The work will include sidewalk and curb ramp installation/improvements, pedestrian level lighting, landscaping, and landscaped center medians.  The improvements will contribute to increased mass transit ridership and economic development by creating a pedestrian-friendly environment and  connecting a variety of land uses including residential, commercial, office, institutional and recreational.  The improvements implemented along Pennell Road will serve as guidelines to implement similar improvements along Concord Road and Duttons Mill Road as future projects. The [...]

Aston Township StreetScape Initiative2014-05-30T11:49:51-04:00