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3rd Street Dam Questions and Answers

Apr 24

The Media Democratic Committee posted a pretty comprehensive Question and Answer document on the Third Street Dam and its history. The piece is somewhat long, but answers the following questions from their point of view. Interesting read, and appears to be pretty factual. What’s the general timeline for events surrounding Broomall’s Dam? Why has it taken so...

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3rd Street Dam: Council votes One-lane, One-way Eastbound with Pedestrian Component

Sep 21

At last night’s legislative session, Media Borough Council voted 4-3 in favor of design parameters for the 3rd Street Dam: A width of 28 feet for the road and pedestrian surface A single lane of minimum width required by PennDOT with adequate drainage widths, one way heading west to east A buffer between the lane and the level pedestrian area Hiring a...

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Borough Council Votes 5-2 to move forward with dam replacement

May 17

In the May 17th, 2012 legislative session, Borough Council voted in 5-2 in favor of sending a letter to PennDOT saying we were moving forward with dam replacement. The exact resolution, made by Monika Rehoric, was: I move that the Borough of Media notify the Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation in writing on May 18, 2012 that the direction of the Third Street...

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