Nine houses are in various stages of demolition in preparation for a new bridge to be built across the Lehigh River linking SR209 on the west side of Jim Thorpe to SR903 in East Jim Thorpe.
On Tuesday, August 13, 26 W. Front St., the beige two and a half story double former residence of Barry Frohnheiser, that once served as a VFW building, was razed.
On Thursday, August 15, a white two-story single family home, the former residence of John Bilsak, was taken down.
These demolitions were performed by NIMARIS construction of Bath. The cost of the demolition is $89,093.