By: ANDY FASNACHT Review Editor email@example.com, Staff Writer
Those concerned that a local bridge project may impact an annual Mother’s Day tradition can rest easily.
Officials from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, hosts of the annual Mother’s Day convoy which goes through town, confirmed Tuesday that plans are in place to ensure that the parade of trucks will be able to travel Route 272 without interruption. This despite the one-lane of traffic on the highway at Steinmetz Road on the south end of the borough limits, caused by the bridge work being done there.
"Our plan is to keep the convoy on the historical route through Ephrata," said M. Paulette Battenfelder, regional executive director Make-A-Wish Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley. "We will re-route southbound traffic on Rt. 272 at Rothsville Road to Newport Road, Rt. 772, and back on to southbound 272. This is the plan for 1.5 hours during the convoy. We will have traffic
Posted: April 24th, 2013 under News.