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Rydal Road Lane Closure at York Road

Rydal and York – Proceed with Caution

The Borough has just been notified that PECO has restricted road access at the intersection of Rydal Road and York Road to complete gas main work.

PECO has closed the eastbound lane of Rydal Road from York Road to the driveway access of 500 York to complete this underground utility work. PECO has kept one lane is open and is allowing thru traffic however the Borough recommends using caution when driving in the area.

This work will last until approximately 3PM. If you have any questions, please call Borough Hall at (215) 885-0700. Thank you!

811/ Pennsylvania – PA One Call – Information to the General Public 

Jenkintown Borough has received inquires from residents concerning the PA State One Call location/safety markings. The marking of underground utilities is required once a One Call has been submitted. You will see the markings in locations that are either under design for excavation or construction is planned.

Since both inquires received concerned the required color coded markings here is a brief description from the State One Call website on the temporary color marking that is required: White: proposed excavation; Pink: temporary survey markings; Red: electric power lines, cables, conduits and lighting cables; Yellow: gas, oil, steam, petroleum or gaseous materials; Orange: communication, alarm or signal lines, cables or conduits and traffic loops; Blue: potable water; Purple: reclaimed water, irrigation and slurry lines; and, Green: sanitary and storm sewer lines.
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Your Chance for Chili (or pie) Glory is Here Again!

Your chance for chili (or pie) glory is here again! The Jenkintown Recreation Board is proud to host the 2017 Chili Cook-Off and Pie-Baking Tournament on October 14, 1 PM in Town Square (rain location: Independent Fire Co.)! Read the full rules or enter as a chili cook or pie baker for FREE at

Enter your best chili recipe for a chance to win up to $200 in prize money and be crowned the Jenkintown Chili King or Queen! Continue reading Your Chance for Chili (or pie) Glory is Here Again!