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BIG Proposes 3 For 1 Billboard Deal in Newtown

Instead of three monopole, stagnant billboards along West Chester Pike in Newtown Square, Thaddeus Bartkowski proposes one digital, ground-mounted billboard display on Hatches Lane and West Chester Pike just before Edgmont Township.

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NEWTOWN SQUARE–A large crowd of residents showed up at Monday night's Board of Supervisors meeting for the particular , owner of Bartkowski Investment Group (BIG) and Catalyst Outdoor Advertising.

Bartkowski's alternative proposal includes: trading out the three aerial billboards–measured at approximately 60 feet high–along West Chester Pike/Rt. 3 (at the locations of , Newtown Beer & Soda and ) that are currently before the Zoning Hearing Board for one digital display that is mounted to the ground.

BIG Offers Another Game Plan for Newtown

"There has been a demand for outdoor advertising along the Rt. 3 corridor throughout Delaware County for at least the last 15 years," said Bartkowski.

According to Bartkowski, the township had an ordinance excluding billboards, in which BIG then filed for a validity challenge on April 27, 2009. Since then, there have been seven hearings and a total of roughly 20 hearings expected (Bartkowski noted in Haverford and Springfield townships, there have been approximately 20-22 hearings in total).

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