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  • Steep drop-off looms at crumbling wall off Ruchsville Road

    Steep drop-off looms at crumbling wall off Ruchsville Road
    Q: On southbound Ruchsville Road south of Church Street in Whitehall, we pass a large quarry on the right-hand side of the road. The quarry comes right up to the very edge of the road, which is deteriorating to the point where the supports for two sections of guard rail are being undermined. It's very dangerous to have a steep drop-off to a quarry far below so close to a deteriorating road. Judging by surveyor's stakes with pink ribbons marking what could be a new path of the road to the left, away from the quarry, we were wondering if PennDOT plans to move the road. If not, it should be stabilized and repaired.
  • Fast and the furious not wanted in Ruchsville

    North Whitehall supervisors will ask PennDOT to lower the speed limit on Mauch Chunk Road through Ruchsville to 35 miles per hour. Resident Richard Getz, who lives along the busy thoroughfare, feels the current posted speed limit of 45 mph is too fast....