Friday, April 5, 2013
Traffic restrictions at the Montour Run Bridge will also impact the traffic on the Montour Trail.
Traffic restrictions are planned beginning Friday, April 5 at the Montour Run Bridge while bridge-approach paving is completed, according to the Allegheny County Department of Public Works. The public works department advises that the work zone will also impact the traffic on the Montour Trail. Scott Road will be closed to traffic at the intersection with Montour Run Road as a result. This will restrict all access to Scott Road and Casteel Drive during the first two weekends in April. The closure begins at 5 p.m. Friday, April 5 through 6 a.m. Monday, April 8 and will begin again on Friday, April 12, weather permitting. No residences or businesses will be impacted, according to public works. The Montour Trail at Scott Road will be in the…
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Dig out your fishing gear. Opening day of trout season is Saturday, April 13.
Dig out that fishing gear. Opening day of trout season is Saturday, April 13 in most Pennsylvania counties, and the state Fish and Boat Commission is stocking local streams and lakes in preparation. Big Sewickley Creek East Branch to Big Sewickley Creek Road bridge, brown and rainbow trout on March 8; brown and rainbow beginning at 12:45 p.m. April 15 at I-79 exit 22 Wexford; brown and rainbow at 12:45 p.m. May 3, I-79 exit 22 Wexford. Regulation Commonwealth Inland Waters. Bull Creek Stone Quarry Road bridge to Thompson Road bridge at Hemphill Road: brown and rainbow trout on March 6, the week of April 15, and the week of April 29. Commonwealth Inland Waters. Thompson Road bridge at Millerstown Road, brown and rainbow trout on March 5…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The conservation organization is now in the process of acquiring a piece of public land in Moon Township.
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- Jenna Staul
Wednesday, February 13
The Moon-based Hollow Oak Land Trust is readying to acquire a 16-acre parcel of land off Hassam Road, marking another step towards creating a township-wide system of public-access trailways. Director Sean Brady said the nonprofit will use the land as a wildlife habitat that is open to the public for low-impact, non-motorized recreation. The property, which is currently owned by Moon Township, is located near the Forest Grove Sportsmans Club, off the Montour Trail. Brady described the land as some of the greenest off the Montour Trail. "It's this triangle-shaped parcel that is between two of our conservation areas," he said. "So it was a missing gap in our conservation area." Moon supervisors approved a measure earlier this month to …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The bridge that carries Route 51 over Montour Run will remain closed to motorists through Friday.
Road crews will continue ongoing repairs through Friday to the bridge that carries Route 51 over Montour Run. The $1.8 million bridge preservation project, which began earlier this month, includes paving and the application of a latex overlay on the bridge. The work cannot be performed while motorists are on the bridge, according to a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation statement. The bridge will reopen after the weekend. Route 51 is open to the bridge location between Lewis and Ewing Street. Signs are posted in the area to guide motorists. PennDOT suggests this detour for motorists: From south traveling north: • In Stowe, make right onto Neville Road to Neville Island • Continue west on Neville Road to Grand Avenue • Follow …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
No fishing license is required on Memorial Day to fish in the state's waterways.
Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania’s popular outdoor spots, such as North Park Lake, this holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Memorial Day, May 28, marks the first of the state's two free fishing days where no fishing license is needed. Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone—residents and non-residents—to legally fish in Pennsylvania from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. All other fishing regulations apply. A second Fish-for-Free Day is planned for Labor Day—Monday, Sept. 3. “Fish-for-Free days are a convenient way to introduce friends and family to the sport of fishing,” commission Executive Director John Arway said. “Many families spend the day at lakes and parks throughout the …