Martic supervisors mull reconstruction of Enola Lower Grade Trail’s pedestrian crossing | Regional

When: Martic supervisors conference, Sept. 1.

What occurred: Board members were presented an update by Vice-Chairman Carl T. Drexel on the deliberation around the reconstruction of the Route 324 and Red Hill Highway Enola Low Grade Path pedestrian crossing.

Rail path crossing: Township officials together with the Lancaster County Scheduling Fee have been conferring tips for the ideal achievable option to the protection considerations at the crossing. Michael Baker Worldwide has been contracted by the arranging fee to survey and supply technological examination of the crossing to effectively redirect visitors, pedestrians or both equally in the safest manner doable. Drexel said officers do not want the price tag to “get in the way” of the challenge. He stated feasible methods include things like a roundabout, four-way halt, or a pedestrian crossing bridge — all of which need to not have an impact on any of the nearby qualities.

What is upcoming: Officials prepare to carry forth concepts to the public for enter on the choice at the Oct. 5 assembly. All events associated have been assembly with the condition Division of Transportation on a biweekly basis and program to have a small-phrase or lengthy-term plan in spot by the conclude of Oct. The western portion of the path has been shuttered considering that April of 2018 thanks to the safety issues as properly as the arson of the Martic Forge Bridge.

Also: Trick-or-take care of night time is established for Oct. 31. Karen Sellers, township secretary, explained in an e-mail, “If mom and dad don’t experience at ease sending their young ones, they really should retain them at house. If an individual does not experience comfy opening up their home to trick-or-treaters, they ought to preserve their lights off.”