West Reading plans partial demolition of R.M. Palmer building #1

The Borough of West Reading issued an alert Monday afternoon informing residents of an upcoming partial demolition project that will take place at R.M. Palmer building #1, located at 77 S. 2nd Ave. The demolition is expected to take place during the afternoon of Wednesday, April, 12.

The demolition will remove the north-facing wall from Building #1, which the Borough says is in danger of collapse. The demolition is expected to increase safety for the continuing investigation.

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“We understand that this project may cause some disruptions to your daily life, particularly in terms of potential dust and debris. We want to assure you that we will take every precaution possible to minimize the impact of the demolition on your neighborhood” says a statement from the Borough.

“We ask that you please bear with us during this time. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience that this may cause you, and we will do our best to keep you updated on the progress of the project.”

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Residents with questions or concerns are asked to call 610-374-8273.

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