Seal of Allen Township

4714 Indian Trail Road
Northampton, PA 18067
Phone: 610.262.7012
Fax: 610.262.7364

The 2017 Allen Township Comprehensive Plan: Find Out More
Allen Township News
Please be aware of the following road projects, occuring within the Township throughout December:

• Willowbrook Road in vicinity of West Bullshead Road – On Thursday, December 1st Township Public Works will be repainting the crosswalk from the west side of Willowbrook Road which connects to Wayne Grube Park. Watch for flaggers during times of one lane restrictions.

• Graystone Circle – Beginning Tuesday December 6th through Thursday, December 8th crews will be performing final wearing course paving on Graystone Circle. The work is proposed for completion by the end of the day on Thursday, December 8th (weather permitting).

Please watch for the installation of temporary signs to warn of the proposed work and plan accordingly.

Motorists are urged to watch for advance warning signs and flaggers. Be prepared to stop when construction traffic and crews are entering and exiting construction zones. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas and use alternate routes if possible.

Where: Kreidersville Covered Bridge 100 Covered Bridge Road, Northampton, PA

When: Saturday, December 10th 4:30-5-30 PM (Raindate: Sunday, December 11th)

What: Tree Lighting, Caroling, Hot Chocolate & Cookies, Surprise visit by Santa Claus, Crayola Basket Raffle and an Old-Fashioned Bonfire!

The Allen Township Dog Park will be temporarily closed for maintenance Wednesday, November 29th through Friday December 1st.

The Allen Township Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will conduct the next Comprehensive Plan Update Workshop meeting on Wednesday, December 14th at 6 PM. The meetings previously scheduled for Wednesday, November 23, 2016 and Wednesday, December 28th have been cancelled. All meetings are held at the Allen Township Municipal Building located at 4714 Indian Trail Road, Northampton, Pennsylvania. As noted previously, the purpose of the meeting will be to further discuss the development and delivery of the Comprehensive Plan Update with the selected consultant. The public is encouraged to attend all meetings (which are scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of each month) and share their input as this project proceeds.

Click here for the Workshop Agenda: Workshop Agenda.
Click here for the Community Survey Results: Community Survey Results.

The timeframe for the Willowbrook Road utility crossing work has been extended and traffic delays will occur throughout the month of December - weather permitting. There will be a total fo eight main utility crossings associated with the reconstruction and widening of Willowbrook Road.

The crossing work as well as excavation along the embankments outside of the existing cartway to accomodate eventual widening will be the main focus of construction activities through December. Travel on both lanes of Willowbrook Road will be impacted during this timeframe. Travel between West Bullshead Road and Race Street from 7AM to 5PM may be impacted each day during the month of December.

Motorists are urged to watch for advance warning signs and flaggers. Be prepared to stop when construction traffic and crews are entering and exiting construction zones. Additionally motorists are reminded that fines and points are doubled for violations within a posted traffic work zone.

Allen Township receives police services via the Pennsylvania State Police. Our area is served by Troop M located at the Bethlehem Station located in Hanover Township, Lehigh County. Townships officials are in contact with the State Police on a regular basis and work closely to ensure our community is kept safe. In case of an emergency always dial 911. To contact the Troop M Bethlehem Station for questions or non-emergency concerns dial 610-861-2026.

The attached brochure, entitled Accessing Your State Police provides guidance regarding appropriate information to have available when and if there is a need for a resident to contact State Police. Please keep this information as well as the emergency and non-emergency information listed available at all times.

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