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JULY 2ND MEETING UPDATE
The options that were presented by York & Cumberland County Planning Commissions did not meet our expectations.
However a BIG SHOUT OUT to Commissioner Foschi who gave credibility to our concerns about public safety. She was not satisfied that emergency response has been adequately addressed. The county planners have some more research to do.
We don’t just want our bridge – we NEED it and are continually working to prove that.
Friends of Sheepford Road Bridge remain committed to our goal of restoration of the Sheepford Road Bridge.
How do you measure support? Can it be measured by over 150 lawn signs placed throughout Lower Allen and Fairview Townships? Can it be measured by over 1200 signatures on a petition, collected in just over one month? Can it be measured by the over 3000 “hits” on this website or the over 2600 views of our video – The Bridge at Sheepford Road? Can it be measured by the tears that many have cried over the thought of losing the Sheepford Road Bridge? We are heartened by the support we have received in the quest to save the beleaguered Sheepford Road Bridge, built in 1887 by the Phoenix Iron Company of Phoenixville, PA. and rated 9 out of 10 in historic and technological significance by historicbridges.org. We seek to work with York and Cumberland Counties, Fairview and Lower Allen Townships with the goal of restoration of the Sheepford Road Bridge in its birthplace, where it has served our community for over 140 years. If you’d like to help, read our posts and check in often for updates – send a letter, make a phone call, go to a meeting…your voice counts.
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