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
Drivers: Please be cautious! Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult; make sure your child carries a flashlight, glow stick or has reflective tape on their costume to make them more visible to cars; plan a safe route so parents know where their older children will be at all times; instruct children not to eat any treats until they bring them home to be examined.

Township-Wide Line Striping – Begins today - Tuesday, October 18th - Line striping crews will reapply center and side line markings throughout the Township. So......if you see this vehicle in the Township today the rules to follow are very simple:

* Obey the following distance of a minimum of 200 feet,

* Stay Alert,

* Do Not Pass this vehicle unless directed to do so by escort vehicles.

In addition to safety during the painting operation, following these simples rules will avoid tracking paint where it does not belong including onto your vehicle or driveway.

The Allen Township Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will conduct the next Comprehensive Plan Update Workshop meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. (note time change) 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 October - 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 in October. 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 October.

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.

Please be aware of the following road projects, occuring within the Township, for the month of October:

• Willowbrook Road – Work will continue along Willowbrook as crews perform utility crossings and installation of stormwater basins generally between West Bullshead Road and Race Street. Be advised this work is the initial phase of the Willowbrook Road Improvement project which will include site excavation, earthmoving, re-profiling of the roadway, drainage work, roadway embankment grading and the construction of additional travel lanes. This project is estimated for completion by the end of May 2017.

• Church Road – Replacement of existing inlets and cross pipes between Granger Road and Tomahawk Trail beginning September 6th. The project has been extended to be completed by November 15th.

• Township-Wide Line Striping – Rescheduled to begin on October 5th, line striping crews will reapply center and side line markings throughout the Township. Additionally, watch for crews painting stop bars at intersections throughout the Township.

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.

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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