It’s Official, Chick-fil-A Approved for Route 1 in Lawrence Township
It's official. Chick-fil-A is coming to Lawrence Township, according to a Facebook post from Lawrence Township's Municipal Manager, Kevin Nerwinski.
The plan was approved earlier this week by the Lawrence Township Planning Board, according to a post from Nerwinski in the Lawrence Township Community Facebook Group.The restaurant, which will be located adjacent to the Wawa, will be 5,180 square feet, according to the proposal."The initial proposal was met by much skepticism by the Board at the initial meeting due to major traffic concerns at this area," Nerwinksi says. "The applicant heard the concerns and revised the site plan which ultimately met with the Board's approval."
The township manager reminded readers that the pad site was originally approved (in 2013) for a 15,000 square foot retail store.
"Though many will have concerns about the impact the restaurant will have on the traffic in this area (not unfounded), having Chick-Fil-A choose our Town for a site is a welcome situation to many," he wrote.Back in January, Chick-fil-A told us that they were eager to come to town."Chick-fil-A is happy to share that we are actively pursuing our first location in the Lawrenceville area," the company told us via a written statement. "We look forward to working through the approval process with the city and are excited by the prospect of joining this vibrant community."We'll keep you updated when we hear more about the planned construction.