Chambers Road in New Garden Township continues to receive attention as several projects meet with township approval.
According to Township Manager Carmen Raddi, the board of supervisors gave final approval to the Manfredi/Richards/OPPY development on Chambers Road on Monday evening.
They also approved submitting the application to PennDOT for the proposed traffic signal at the intersection of Chambers Road and Baltimore Pike.
Raddi said the traffic signal consists of a joint effort on behalf of Manfredi, the township and other commercial concerns along Chambers Road.
He added that engineering is complete for traffic upgrades, and that he suspects the project will come together quickly. And although the township has received the estimate on the installation, Raddi said that the amount the township will contribute has not yet been determined.
"We are still working out what contributions Manfredi and Country Fresh will make on the project," he said.
The proposed OPPY development consists of a warehouse and office building, with the office towards Baltimore Pike and the warehouse behind it.
Raddi said the developers hope to have the shell of the warehouse up by December.
He added that there is no requirement for the signal to be in place before the warehouse is completed because of the multi-part nature of the agreement.
"This is more than frontage improvements and traffic," Raddi said.
The board of supervisors granted the Kennett Consolidated School District a 30-day waiver to make suggested corrections to its plans for the proposed new elementary school, also located on Chambers Road.
Raddi said that the district hopes to return for preliminary/final approval in October and are schedule for such.
"We'll have to see how that plays out," Raddi said. "The board doesn't always like to handle preliminary/finals at the same time."