One-Third of Radnor Without Power
Many roadways are blocked by trees; you are not advised to travel.
One-third of residences in Radnor Township is out of power with no restoration time in sight, according to the township.
There is a high winds warning in effect, and unless there is an emergency, do not travel out on Radnor’s roadways on Tuesday morning, said Radnor Police Department’s Cpl. Walt Sherman.
“There’s a lot of debris on the roadway and streets are blocked,” Sherman said. Although there were no evacuations overnight, two residents voluntarily went to Radnor High School’s temporary shelter.
There were no fire rescues and no major fires in Radnor overnight.
According to the township, these streets are closed due to downed trees and/or power lines:
- Castlefinn Lane between South Roberts Road and Bryn Mawr Ave. - Tree Down
- Clyde Road between Haymarket and Drakes Drum Lane. - Tree and Wires Down
- South Ithan Ave. between Clyde and Roberts Road - Tree and Wires Down
- Walnut Ave. between Fenimore Lane and Paul Road - Tree Down and Wires Down
- South Ithan Ave. between Rolling Road and Wyldhaven Road - Down Wires
- 100 Block of Poplar Ave between North Wayne Ave and Woodland Ave
- Mill Road between Fox Run Lane and Roberts Road. - Tree Down
- Conestoga Road between Hardwick lane and Mill Road.
- Sproul Road (route 320) - between Lancaster & Conestoga and Conestoga & godfrey.
- 600 block of Church Road between Kinterra Road and Conestoga Road.
- Bryn Mawr Avenue at Wootton Road - Tree and Wires Down 7:25PM 10/29
- Shadeland & Knox - Tree Down with Wires 7:00pm 10/29
Radnor Fire Co. captain Mike Maguire said the company was busy with downed trees and wires calls, a gas leak and a house fire in Berwyn.
On Monday night Radnor Patch readers reported, among other things, a live wire down and fire on King of Prussia Road near Karen Lane and a sound of a transformer blowing near the Willows. At shortly before 8:30 p.m. the electricity went out in the business block of North Wayne Avenue, in parts of Tredyffrin near Old Eagle School Road and in West Wayne — almost, if not, at the same time.
Monday evening, Radnor Township issed a statement "to thank residents who have been assisting the Township with clearing out storm drains filled with leaves, branches, and debris. It has made a significant difference with flooding so far. Radnor Township truly appreciates the help."
How are you faring Tuesday morning? Tell us in the comments.