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Council Fears E. Main Street Wall Collapse is 'Inevitable'


December 20, 2018

Rick Boston

A portion of the wall along East Main Street in Roaring Spring collapsed on Saturday, Dec. 15. The wall is not borough property, but officials have been discussing options to deal with the crumbling structure.

A portion of the wall along East Main Street, Roaring Spring, across from Appvion, collapsed on Saturday, Dec. 15, sending several large stones onto the street.

The portion of the wall that gave out was in front of the Roaring Spring Mennonite Church.

The condition of the wall, which stretches nearly the length of Appvion's property, has been a concern of borough council for some time. Council has been keeping a close eye on the wall and periodically sending engineers to inspect it because council feared a collapse was inevitable.

Since the wall is not borough property, the maintenance of...

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