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December 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Birmingham Township Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on December 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time at the Township municipal building located at 1040 W. Street Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382 to consider and possibly adopt the Birmingham Township Comprehensive Plan, 2015. A copy of the Comprehensive Plan is available for public inspection and may be examined without charge or obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof at the Township’s administrative offices at the above address during normal business hours, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If any person requires an accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Township building at least 24 hours in advance of the hearing at (610) 793-2600.

UPDATE: November 24, 2015
PennDOT expects work to start on the Birmingham Road bridge project no later than February 2016. The project is expected to take four to five months.

September 22, 2015

Emergency Closure of Birmingham Road Bridge over Radley Run in Birmingham Township, Chester County

King of Prussia, PA – The bridge carrying Birmingham Road over Radley Run was closed and detoured this morning, September 22, between Lambourne Road and Stoney Run Drive in Birmingham Township, Chester County, due to structural damage, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today. The bridge will be closed indefinitely.

During the bridge closure, Birmingham Road through traffic will be detoured over Route 52 (Lenape Road), Creek Road and Route 926 (Street Road). Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

PennDOT bridge engineers examined the structural damage and determined a stone masonry abutment had sustained severe deterioration. Engineers will develop a plan to repair the structural damage.

The one-span steel beam bridge was built in 1938. It is 15 feet long and 26 feet wide. The structure was posted with an 18-ton weight limit and it carried an average of 3,553 vehicles a day when it closed.

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The Battle of Brandywine 2014
Thanks to everyone for a fantastic event! More than 6000 visitors enjoyed the event and discovered the treasure that is our Hallowed Ground. See the Reviews

SR 926 Improvement Project

PennDOT and Gannett Fleming, Inc. hosted a public meeting at the Pocopson Elementary School on May 7, 2014 for the SR 926 Improvement Project. Found below are links to the PowerPoint Presentation (2MB) and the Presentation Boards (5MB):
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Pennsylvania Flood Maps

The state Department of Community and Economic Development has launched a website containing the new Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The new site is It will help users determine if they are located in a floodplain and assist local officials in their creation of floodplain-management strategies to ensure public safety.  NOTE:  For best results, use Internet Explorer to access the maps.

Mandatory Recycling Ordinance
This has been adopted and recycling is mandated.
Click here to view the full text of the Ordinance.


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