This page is under construction and will be updated regularly as more details are added to projects occurring in the Township.
Interactive Projects Map
In-Depth Project Webpages
Certain projects in the community garner substantial public interest that warrants its own project webpage. Please use the tab below to explore the details about specific projects in Springfield Township:
Township Public Improvement Projects
Springfield Township continuously invests its resources into projects that improve the infrastructure, safety, accessibility, functionality, and beauty of our community on a routine basis. The information below contains updates and plans for several ongoing public projects.
CDBG 2018 - Recreation Hall ADA Restroom RenovationCompleted
1903 Springfield Bid Drawings 10 3 2019
In 2018, Springfield Township was awarded $172,500 as part of Montgomery County's Community Development Black Grant Program to renovate the restrooms and lobby of the Recreation Center on Will Grove Avenue to ensure compliance and accessibility in adherence to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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- CDBG Rec Hall
- 1903 Springfield Bid Drawings 10 3 2019
CDBG 2019 - Chiaramonte Park ADA ImprovementsCompleted
PLANS Chiaramonte Park ADA Improvements 2020 05 08
Springfield Township was awarded $72,215 as part of 2019 Montgomery County's Community Development Black Grant Program to increase accessibility to Chiaramonte Park for residents with disabilities. This project will result in the construction of an accessibility pathway and the installation of play-surfacing at the playground.
- PLANS Chiaramonte Park ADA Improvements 2020 05 08
1725 Walnut Avenue (former Tank Car Site) Brownfield RedevelopmentUPDATE (April 2022): The Township's official Act 2 Report was submitted to the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection on April 6, 2022. DEP's Act 2 program is a voluntary cleanup and reuse program for contaminated and industrial sites. The Act 2 Report, which is now available for public viewing, summarizes a twelve month environmental assessment and outlines the Township's plans to adequately protect human health and the environment, and restore the Site to a productive use.
ISR Map & Plot Plan
Former industrial site located in the Oreland section of Springfield that was acquired by the Township to be eventually remediated and redeveloped into a public park for the community.
Nov 17, 2020 Act 2 Activity Summary
Provides an update summarizing recent remedial investigation activities under way at 1725 Walnut Ave.
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Mermaid Park Stream & Habitat RestorationDredging is complete! Streambank Stabilization and Trail Construction work is expected to be awarded summer 2022. Completion expected by fall 2022.
Mermaid Park Dredging Exhibit 2021 11 05
The Mermaid Park Improvement Project includes work to dredge Mermaid Pond. The material dredged from the pond will remain on-site. Contractors expect to spread the material over the area indicated on the exhibit. Once the material is spread out, it will be seeded with a meadow/grass seed mixture.
Mermaid Park Improvement Plans 2021 05 28
Initiated back in 2019, the Township aims to restore the natural habitat and improve the water quality at Mermaid Park by shading and stabilizing the nearby streambank through regrading the planting of over two dozen native shade trees, constructing a pre-filtration forebay to help capture sediment and filter water, dredge Mermaid Pond to increase the depth of the pond and inhibit harmful algae growth, and construct a passive walking trail around the park perimeter.
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Cisco Park Playground ImprovementsConstruction expected to begin in 2023/2024.
Cisco Park Playground DRAFT Plan
The playground at Cisco Park in Erdenheim will soon see a facelift thanks to $209,000 in grant funding from the Pennsylvania Departments of Conservation and Natural Resources and Community and Economic Development. Improvements will include two new play structures, the installation of an inclusive sensory play area, construction of an ADA accessible path and parking spot, and a pavilion in the park area.
- Cisco Park Playground DRAFT Site Improvements
- Cisco Park Playground DRAFT Plan
Walnut Ave. Pedestrian TrailConstruction expected to begin in 2022/2023.
2020 06 18 Walnut Trail Rendering
The Township has received a $200,000 Montco 2040 Implementation Grant to construct a pedestrian trail along Walnut Avenue in Oreland from Oreland Mill Road to the entrance of Sandy Run Park. The new trail will enhance pedestrian safety, increase walking trail access and opportunities for nearby residential neighborhoods, and provide a viable connection between Sandy Run Park and the planned recreational/open space at Township-owned property located at 1725 Walnut Avenue.
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Non-Township/Private Development Projects
In addition to the public improvement projects undertaken by Springfield Township, there are also a number of non-Township development projects undertaken by other public entities (i.e. Springfield Township School District) and private developers that the Township regulates to ensure the continued growth, stability and prosperity of the community.
Squires Ridge (Foxlane Homes)
Approved Plan - Squires Ridge (Twins 33 Total)
Located at 9303 Ridge Pike in the Township's panhandle, the 31.7 acre tract received approval from the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners in 2016 for the development of thirty-three (33) age-qualified homes and a senior living facility (Atria Senior Living).
- Approved Plan - Squires Ridge (Twins 33 Total)
Laverock/Falcon Hill (Foxlane Homes)
SUB AND LAND DEV PLAN - Falcon Hill/Laverock (26 units)
Nestled between Newbold Lane and Route 309, the former Lloyd Estate in the Laverock section of the Township is being redeveloped into twenty-six (26) residential units.
- SUB AND LAND DEV PLAN - Falcon Hill/Laverock (26 units)
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Old Enfield Athletic Fields
Old Enfield Athletic Fields
Springfield Township School District intends to demolish OLD Enfield on Church Road and construct two ball fields, one multi-purpose field, and a perimeter walking path.
- Old Enfield Athletic Fields
Bethlehem Pike Road DietPennDOT will be modifying Bethlehem Pike in Springfield Township from Stenton Avenue to Sunnybrook Road as part of its Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP). The project will improve the safety and navigation of Bethlehem Pike, including: Converting Bethlehem Pike from a four-lane roadway to a three-lane roadway with a two-way center left turn lane, Modifying traffic signal phasing and timing, and Upgrading traffic signal equipment to improve pedestrian safety and vehicular visibility.