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Bovard Tunnel Road -- Closures Scheduled Daily -- For 3 Weeks - Beginning 12/17/2013  - 7 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Norfolk Southern Railroad will be starting to perform some repairs above the Bovard tunnel beginning December 17th, 2013.  The project is expected to last three (3) weeks, weather permitting. The closures are needed because of the possibility of materials falling during the performance of the repair work. 


UPDATE:  The contractor has re-started construction on the Bovard tunnel on January 13, 2014.  Road closures will be in effect starting this date and lasting for the next 3-4 weeks.  Road will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Old Airport Hill Road Bridge – Closing Scheduled April 1 through Fall 2014

Bridge replacement will start on Old Airport Road on April 1st, 2014.  Road closures and detours are posted. 



Adamsburg VFD – 724-527-6250 – Fridays during Lent – 11 am – 1 pm and 4 pm – 7 pm

Carbon VFD - 724-836-2145 -- Fridays During Lent -- 11 am - 1 pm and 4 pm - 8 pm

Grapeville VFD - 724-527-9903 -- Ash Wednesday and Fridays During Lent -- 11 am - 7 pm

Hempfield #2 VFD - 724-837-7344 -- Fridays During Lent -- 5 pm - 9 pm

High Park VFD - 724-527-2531 -- Ash Wednesday and Fridays During Lent -- Noon - 8 pm

N. Hempfield VFD - 724-832-6722 -- Fridays Feb. 21 & 28 & Fridays During Lent -- 11 am - 7 pm


Spring Leaf Pickup Slated – Saturdays April 26 and May 3, 2014

Residents are reminded that spring leaves will be picked up by Advanced Disposal and that the leaves must be placed in bio-degradable paper bags.  The paper bags can be purchased at your local home improvement stores.  Leaf bags should be placed at the curb Friday night.  If your bags are not picked up, please contact the Township office at 724-834-7232, extension 119.


West Penn Power Planned Interruptions to Service – Thursday, April 17, 8:30 am to 11 am

West Penn Power will be interrupting service to customers in Hempfield Township on Thursday, April 17th, from approximately 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.  Approximately 57 customers in the vicinity of Elm Drive, Maple Drive, and Greenridge Road will be affected by this service interruption and will be notified in advance by an automated phone message.  In case of inclement weather, the outage will take place on Friday, April 18th.  This interruption is necessary for continued electric service reliability.  If customers have any questions, they can call Customer Service at 1-800-686-0021.




Relay for Life of Greensburg – May 31, 10 am – June 1, 10 am – Hempfield High School Stadium


Call the American Cancer Society at 724-834-9081 or e-mail Anne.Dolinski@cancer.org to request more information.



















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