Sunday, May 19, 2013
Centennial School District will receive more than $20,000 in payment and credit for errors made in the McDonald Elementary School construction.
The contractors in charge of building Centennial School District's new Region 2 Elementary School will cover the costs of heat pump damage and construction debris runoff, an official told Patch. Quakertown-based contractor Penn Builders Inc. has agreed to cover a total of $20,130 in costs stemming from errors made with the projected $28.7 million construction at McDonald Elementary School. The school board, at its recent meeting, approved a credit adjustment of $10,000 for the deductible Centennial paid for heat pump damages. "A welder was doing some work either on the roof or just below the roof and did not take preactuions and set on fire several units," school board member Kati Driban told Patch. "They accepted full responsibility." …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Crews were working Monday on a section of County Line Road between Davisville and Centennial roads.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Repairs will take place over the summer and should be completed by the start of the 2013-14 academic year, according to school board members.
The Centennial School Board recently approved a bid to replace the roof at Log College Middle School and to patch the roof at Klinger Middle School. The bid was awarded to Jottan, Inc. of Florence, N.J. at a cost of $1,472,523 for Log College and $54,800 for Klinger. The roof at Log College Middle School will receive a complete replacement, while the roof at Klinger Middle School will by patched, with total replacement to take place at a later date. “We are leaning toward [the year of] 14-15 for the replacing the roof at Klinger,” said Board Member Michael Hartline. Board Member Jane Schrader Lynch questioned the sum total of the roof repairs, noting that the total cost incurred would not be covered by the money obtained from last year…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Crews are working on the sewer line just east of Second Street pike.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Residential gas line tie-ins are being replaced at several locations throughout the neighborhood.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Contractors on site said demolition is scheduled to start next week.
Stackpole Elementary School as we know it will soon be a thing of the past. Workers have been busy removing the asbestos from the building, and next week demolition crews are expected to arrive on site. County Builders purchased the property last October and plans to build a neighborhood of approximately 20 single-family homes on the site.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Jaymor Road/James Way detour will be a thing of the past come next month, according to PennDOT.
Back in January, the Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority began work on a water main replacement project on the portion of County Line Road between Jaymor Road and Huntingdon Pike (Rte 232). When the project began, officials estimated that the project would be finished by April 6. Despite a few weather-related setbacks, PennDOT says the project appears to be pretty close to following the initial timeline. PennDOT Community Relations Coordinator Charles Metzger said as of the last update, the BCWSA would be handing over the roadway on April 13, barring no problems. “Weather can affect that date, also when you are digging up stuff you never know what you might find,” he said. “But so far it looks good for the 13th.” Metzger said once …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Workers from the Municipal Authority and outside contractors were seen working on the sewage line outside of Osaka Sushi Bar.
The normally tight parking in the Southampton Shopping Center was even a little more congested Friday afternoon as crews worked on a sewer line in front of Osaka Sushi Bar.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Due to construction on County Line Road, Centennial School District is anticipating delays in the afternoon bus schedules.
The district recently issued the following e-alert: Due to the earlier than expected closure of County Line Road for construction of the SEPTA Warminster Line railroad crossing, there will be delays affecting all PM school bus runs. Buses normally traveling on this section of County Line Road will be required to take alternate routes and it is anticipated that there will be significant congestion on the surrounding roadways.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Crews have been working this week to build the playground at the new Davis Elementary School.
Workers from Snider & Associates, Inc. were busy Thursday morning, installing space-themed playground equipment at the top of the hill at Davis Elementary School. The equipment, manufactured by BCI Burke Company, will offer various play features when complete, including three slides, with two that were described as "really high," and a row of swings. Following the installation of the play features, the crew will also install a carpet to preventing moisture build up and then line the lot with mulch. Snider representative Steve Baker said he anticipated the installation would be complete by Friday. The school board approved the purchase and installation of the playground at its August 21 meeting, at cost of approximately $74,000 to the …