Winter Weather Operations

Winter weather poses a special set of considerations and issues for our road department and our residents. The Township salts and plows approximately 50 miles of roads and streets within the township. We strive to clear the roads as quickly and as safely possible. While we have established salting procedures and typical plowing schemes, every winter storm event is unique so our approach will flex from time to time to adjust to each event.

Click here for more detailed information regarding winter weather operations as well as things you can do to assist our team to quickly and safely clear the roads.

Roadway Maintenance

The Township contains approximately 63 miles of streets and roadways within its borders. 13 of these miles are State roads and are owned and maintained by PennDOT. The remaining 50 miles are owned and maintained by the Township. Monies to maintain our roads are drawn from Liquid Fuels Funds which we receive yearly from the State. Liquid Fuels Funds are a portion of the Pennsylvania State Gasoline Tax that you pay, each time you fill up your car.

Click here to access the official PennDOT map, showing the current township roadways.

 

Why Oil and Chip

TURNPIKE ROAD CLOSURE INFO - UPDATED 3/12/2020

Click here for the latest press release from PennDOT regarding this project.

We have been notified by PennDOT District 8 that the Turnpike Road closure that was recently posted with signage and detours is for the completion of stormwater pipe crossing replacements from Masonic Drive to the Conoy Township line. The first of these closures will occur at Frey's Road from March 16th through March 20th. There will be no through-traffic at this location from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm during these days. A local detour will be established (exact route to be determined). Future closures are planned but PennDOT was not able to share dates and times for these closures at this time. This work is in preparation for a re-paving project later this summer for this stretch of roadway. This is the extent of what has been shared with the Township to date. We will pass along any updates and future closures as soon as that information has been shared with us.