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Stump Road on Lower/Upper Southampton Border Re-opens

December 18, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Supervisors from both towns cutting the ribbon. (Tom Sofield)

Thursday afternoon was cloudy and filled with flakes of snow, on Stump Road the Board of Supervisors from Upper and Lower Southampton meet to officially “cut the ribbon” on the improved road.

For many years Stump Road was known as being the pot-hole filled, falling into the creek road that connected Street Road and Bustleton Pike, not any more.

Supervisors from Upper Southampton, Lower Southampton and the Bucks County Redevelopment Authority cut the ribbon to open the freshly paved, less flood prone Stump Road.

Work started several months ago when the road was milled, re-graded, and issues of the road falling into Mill Creek were corrected.

(Tom Sofield)

The nearly $1 million project was partly payed for by an Act 71 Casino Grant Fund. The casino money, from Parx in Bensalem, came just short of $600,000.

“My gosh this is absolutely incredible,” said Steve Wallin an Upper Southampton Supervisor who compared the road before the work and after.

“Both townships are to be commended for cooperating on this successful project,” said Bob White, Executive Director of the Redevelopment Authority.

Act 71 Casino Grant Funds are designed to offset the impact of the casino industry local communities.

Tom Sofield (tsofield@buxmontnews.com)
Online Editor

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  1. Anonymous
    December 18, 2010 at 11:28 AM

    Having a township supervisor living on that road helped get the street road light in when other parts of the township needed one more along with a big deal being made out of repairing a road. At least our public works department is earning their keep once in a while.

  1. December 28, 2010 at 12:12 PM

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