Monday, 06 March 2023 09:24

Public Notice: Blasting Schedule - Cresco Quarry

Notice is hereby given that the following blasting schedule shall apply for the Bill Barry Excavating Incorporated Quarry (also known as the Cresco Quarry) on Quarry Lane in Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pa.

Blasting will be conducted during daylight hours between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., at which time guards will be posted to limit access. Horn warning signals for blasting will be as follows:

Pre-blast warning: At least one minute but no more than two minutes prior to detonation a warning signal of three blasts, each lasting about five seconds, will be given.

Post blasts: After the blaster-in-charge has determined the blast area is safe, the blaster-in-charge will sound an "all clear" signal, consisting of one long blast, lasting approximately 10 seconds.

All horn warnings should be of sufficient power to be heard from a distance of 1,000 feet from the blast site.

Certain conditions may cause a blast to be conducted outside the scheduled hours, such as rain, lightning, and other atmospheric conditions, operator safety or public safety.

Bill Barry Excavating Incorporated

174 Quarry Lane

Cresco, Pa 18326