- Testimony in double-murder trial stretches way beyond Norristown (defendant Luckenson Desrivieres pictured)
- Tour boats returning to the Schuylkill River
- Police: Lower Merion High student punched assistant principal
- Higher fares on tap for SEPTA's new card system
- MontCo senator co-sponsors a bill to rename the Department of Public Welfare
- Walking a labryrinth to find your way
- 'Tis the season for road-repair projects.
In Montco, those projects include:
Markley Street: Work began in February in Norristown on the first of two construction contracts to improve Markley Street from Main Street to Johnson Highway in Norristown. The initial $20.8 million project will rebuild and improve 1.1 miles of Markley Street between Elm Street and Johnson Highway, and a half-mile stretch of Johnson Highway between Markley and DeKalb Streets. Work is to end in fall 2016.
U.S. 422/Route 363: Work will start in August or September to complete the interchange of U.S. 422 and Route 363 (Trooper Road) in West Norriton and Lower Providence.
U.S. 422. A $73.3 million project to rebuild 1.6 miles of U.S. 422 from about a mile east of the Armand Hammer Blvd. interchange to the Route 724 interchange in Lower Pottsgrove and North Coventry Townships. Construction started in fall 2012 and is to last five years, involving new bridges and pavement.
Skippack Pike: Skippack Pike at the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the night of April 22-23, and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the night of April 23-24. Crews will be installing beams as part of a new turnpike bridge over Skippack Pike.