Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Which local road, red light, or stop sign do you try to avoid?
Tuesday, January 15
This week, we’re asking readers to tell us, what is the worst intersection in Moon or Robinson? Moon officials are preparing a plan to revamp the intersection of Montour Run and Beaver Grade roads. The intersection, which straddles both Robinson and Moon townships, becomes congested during commuting hours. Marv Eicher, president of the Moon Board of Supervisors, told Patch that intersection improvements at the Thorn Run Interchange and the intersection at University Boulevard and Campus Drive, are among the township's goals for the 2013. So, we want to know, are there other intersections where you would like to see improvements? Which intersection in either Moon or Robinson is the worst in your opinion and how would you fix it? Which …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Crews will be performing restoration work on the bridge, which carries Route 51 over Montour Run.
Update: Work on the project for this weekend has now been cancelled, according to a PennDOT statement this afternoon. Work will resume at a later date. Check back with Patch for more information. The bridge that carries Route 51 over Montour Run in Moon and Robinson townships will be shuttered this weekend while roadcrews perform repairs. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that the bridge, located on Route 51 or Coraopolis Road between Lewis Avenue and Ewing Street, will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday. Crews will perform concrete substructure repairs and expansion dam replacements if the weather permits, according to PennDOT. Work on the $1.8 million restoration project will continue through the …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The new law mandates motorists give bicyclists a 4-foot 'cushion of safety' when passing.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Listen up, Moon-area folks! A law that sets new rules for Pennsylvania motorists to follow when encountering a bicyclist takes effect today. The law, designed to improve safety and traffic flow, was signed by Gov. Tom Corbett on Feb. 2. The new law requires motorists to leave a 4-foot “cushion of safety” when passing a bicyclist. To achieve this cushion, drivers may cross a roadway’s center line when passing a bicycle on the left, but only when opposing traffic allows. Drivers attempting to turn left must also yield the right of way to bicycle riders traveling in the opposite direction. “The differential in speed is the biggest safety challenge with motor vehicles and bicycles sharing our state’s roadways,” said state Department of …