Welcome to East Bradford Township

East Bradford Township strives to support the highest quality of life for current and future residents by: Being accessible, accountable, responsive, and respectful to all; Providing essential services with fiscal soundness; Promoting good stewardship of the Township’s scenic, natural, and historic resources; and Promoting vital social and physical connections between our residents and neighbors.

 

VALLEY CREEK ROAD BRIDGE CLOSED

The bridge on Valley Creek Road – between Sunset Hollow and Conner Roads – was damaged in July as a result of an accident.  The assessment that was conducted after the accident revealed structural deficiencies.   The bridge will remain closed indefinitely as we gather information and evaluate options.

 

AQUA WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT & ROAD DETOURS

Aqua PA begins water main replacement Monday, August 7 on the following roads in the Borough and East Bradford.  Please see link for more information and maps of detours.  Expect construction throughout August.

North Bradford Avenue     (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Hannum Avenue                 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
W. Strasburg Road             (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
N. Everhart Avenue            (7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
W. Washington Street        (7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

 

HELP PREVENT WEST NILE VIRUS

Please continue to be proactive through the summer to help control mosquitoes in our area.   Recent samples taken by the Chester County Health Department from a mosquito trap in West Chester were found to be positive for West Nile Virus.  For more information about prevention, visit the Township website – https://www.eastbradford.org/government/boards-commissions/environmental-advisory-council-eac/.

 

VOLUNTEER VACANCIES

There are currently a vacancies on the Historical Commission and the Environmental Advisory Council.  If you are interested in serving on one of these boards, contact Township Manager Michael Lynch.

 

NEIGHBORHOOD UNIVERSITY

The West Chester Area Council of Governments announced that another year of Neighborhood University is set to begin in September. This free 10-week  program offers the opportunity to learn about local government, tour public facilities, and better understand available municipal services and resources. The goal is to provide area residents with the tools necessary to be better advocates for their community.  Neighborhood University of Greater West Chester is open to any resident or business owner, age 16 or older, from one of the participating communities: East Bradford Township, East Goshen Township, Thornbury Township (Chester County), West Chester Borough, West Goshen Township, West Whiteland Township and Westtown Township.  Local officials will cover topics including the structure of local government in Pennsylvania, public safety, zoning and land development, trails and open space, stormwater management, transportation, public works infrastructure, and public finance.  Enrollment has begun and class size is limited. Sessions will be held on Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in various locations throughout the Greater West Chester area. Once enrollment is confirmed the course schedule and session locations will be distributed to participants. More information can be found at www.nugwc.org, or by contacting West Chester Borough Manager Michael Cotter at (610) 692-7574 or macotter@west-chester.com.