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South Whitehall Township

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Top South Whitehall Township Articles

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  • Concrete island at new Whitehall intersection cuts turn lane short

    Q: Why in the new construction did they make the concrete island so long on northbound MacArthur Road approaching Mechanicsville Road? If it were smaller, more cars could stage farther back in the left-turn lane for Mechanicsville and not be blocking...
  • Shankweiler Road drainage drop-off to be addressed

    Q: PennDOT repaved Shankweiler Road between Route 309 and Cedar Crest Boulevard in mid-August. On Shankweiler just west of Cedar Crest, there is a deep ditch adjacent to the south side of the road. This drop-off, without any guardrail, is extremely...
  • S. Whitehall Twp. – 24-hour lane shifts on Rt. 22 between Tilghman St. & Cedar Crest Blvd., April 2 – June 28 for bridge work over Rt. 309

    PennDOT announced there will be 24-hour lane shifts on Route 22 between Tilghman Street and Cedar Crest Boulevard in South Whitehall Township from April 2 until June 28 for bridge work over Route 309. The work is part of the $4,237,000 LVTS Bridge...
  • Lehigh Co. – Scheduled road work, Dec. 17-21

    PennDOT announced lane restrictions will be enforced on the following roads in Lehigh County: Mauch Chunk Road between Willow Lane and Main Street in North Whitehall Township, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 19-21 for brush cutting; Route 378 South between Route...
  • PennDOT paving job goes begging on Route 309

    Q: The exit ramp from Route 309 north to Tilghman Street west has been ground up for quite some time now. Is there any schedule of when this exit ramp will finally be resurfaced and finished? It is a rather bumpy exit. — Joe Scull, Coopersburg  ...
  • County should tow away 'no outlet' sign

    County should tow away 'no outlet' sign
    Q: Earlier this year, in discussing road signs at a construction zone on Broadway in South Whitehall Township, you wrote about ' … the four motorists I saw go straight across Broadway into the soccer complex at Cedar Creek Parkway West …...
  • Medical alert device calls spread like a virus

    Medical alert device calls spread like a virus
    If you've gotten a phone call or two — or three or more — offering you a free medical alert device, you're not alone. After writing last week about the suspicious calls, I heard from about 80 people whose phones have been ringing with the...
  • Wrong-way Richard comments on opposite-direction route descriptions

     
    In this year's May 6 column (still available at mcall.com, though it was posted May 5) dealt with Route 903 in Lehighton, sections of which are marked as "Route 903 south" though motorists are headed precisely due north. Frequent contributor Richard...
  • Readers strafe the Warrior for slamming his brakes on the third brake light

     
    I figured I'd get flak for my Monday put-down of the federal government's requirement of a high-mount third brake light on passenger vehicles. I was right; a number of fellow warriors took careful aim and did their best to shoot me down. Several people...
  • Warrior's vacation file, Vol. 2

     
    In addition to finding much of coastal Delaware to be a bicycle-friendly place last month, I came upon an interesting speed-hump design. The speed humps I've seen in Pennsylvania (not to be confused with the horrible speed bumps, the overly aggressive...
  • Lily Sushi takes over former steakhouse

    Lily Sushi takes over former steakhouse
    Carnivores, don't fret. The new tenant of the former Charlie Brown's Steakhouse in South Whitehall Township, Lily Sushi Asian Bistro, is also serving a variety of meaty dishes. The Chinese and Japanese eatery's main draw, however, is seafood —...