Road and Trail Closures

  • PA Route 252 is now open, effective 10/11/16.
  • County Line Road between Route 23 and Gulph Road is closed.
  • The Valley Creek Trail and the Wolfinger Trail are now open
  • Yellow Springs Road from Route 252 (Valley Creek Road) to Wilson Road, including the Knox Covered Bridge is open The Wilson Road Parking Lot will remain open throughout construction. Access to Library Lane and the Philander Chase Knox House will remain open throughout construction.
Some restoration still needs to take place, such as replacing gravel, fixing and seeding eroded areas, replacing damaged trees, replacing riparian buffers, and others. Tredyffrin Township’s general contractor will complete these when good weather returns. Please let us know if you spot anything else that concerns you.
 

Tredyffrin Township owns and operates the Wilson Road Force Main, a sanitary sewer pipeline that runs for 3.6 miles through Valley Forge NHP. The pipe parallels Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River. Although the pipe runs through the park, it serves the residents of six municipalities upstream of the park. The 40-year old pipe has failed three times recently, releasing as much as 18 million gallons of untreated sewage into the creek and river.

As a result of a consent decree with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the township is working on a major rehabilitation project to reline the force main.

For additional up-to-date information on the force main project, please visit the Tredyffrin Township webpage.

Last updated: December 28, 2016

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1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Phone:

(610) 783-1000

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