THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY QUINN, CLYMER, DAVIS, DiGIROLAMO, FARRY, GALLOWAY, O'NEILL, PETRI, SANTARSIERO AND WATSON, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Designating a bridge carrying U.S. Route 202 over an unnamed
branch of the Neshaminy Creek in Doylestown Township, Bucks
County, in honor of First Lieutenant Colby J. Umbrell.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. First Lieutenant Colby J. Umbrell Memorial Bridge.
(a) Declaration of policy.--The General Assembly finds and
declares as follows:
(1) First Lieutenant Colby J. Umbrell was a resident of
Doylestown and was a 1999 graduate of Central Bucks East High
School, where he was cocaptain of the football team, a member
of the track team and an outstanding leader and all-around
(2) First Lieutenant Umbrell continued his studies at
Wyoming Seminary and Johns Hopkins University, where he
played football and graduated in 2004 with a degree in
(3) Following graduation from Johns Hopkins University,
First Lieutenant Umbrell enlisted in the United States Army
and was stationed for a year in Alaska before deploying for
(4) First Lieutenant Umbrell, a marathon runner and
triathlete, trimmed down 50 pounds to convert himself from a
defensive lineman to a parachutist and further undertook a
mission to bring school supplies to children in Iraq.
(5) First Lieutenant Colby J. Umbrell, 25th Infantry
Division, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment,
4th Brigade Combat Team, died on May 3, 2007, from wounds
inflicted by an improvised explosive device which detonated
near his vehicle in Musayyib, Iraq.
(b) Designation.--U.S. Route 202, Parkway Bridge, also
carrying a 12-foot-wide shared-use path, over an unnamed branch
of the Neshaminy Creek in Doylestown Township, Bucks County, is
hereby designated as the First Lieutenant Colby J. Umbrell
(c) Signs.--The Department of Transportation shall erect and
maintain appropriate signs with the inscription "In Honor of
First Lieutenant Colby J. Umbrell-KIA, Iraq 2007" to indicate
the designation under subsection (b).
Section 2. Effective date.
This act shall take effect in 60 days.