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Roads

The Roads department is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of 52.64 miles of Honey Brook Township’s roads.

Bid Information

– Sealed bids are being accepted until 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 for the following:

All bids must be submitted on forms provided by the Township, available on the Roads page of the Township website or at the Township Administration Office, 500 Suplee Road, during normal business hours.  The bid must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of 10% of the bid, made payable to the Township except as noted in the bid documents.  A performance bond in the amount of 50% of the awarded bid must be provided by the successful bidder within 20 days of the award unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.  The Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  Click here for full details.

Bids will be opened at 10:30 am on May 2.  The Honey Brook Township Board of Supervisors will consider the awarding of these bids at their workshop meeting on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  Questions?  Call the Administration Office at 610-273-3970.

 

– Electronic auction bids will be received starting Monday, April 17 at 9:00 am on Municibid for the sale of a used red 2004 GMC Sierra 2500HD 4-wheel drive pickup truck with 134,000 miles of service, item #15822567.  Click here for full description and details.  Starting bid is $9,000.  Payment to be in the form of a certified check.  Auction closes at noon on Wednesday, May 2.  The Board of Supervisors will approve the apparent high bidder at their May 9, 2018 meeting.

 

Park Road Project

The Park Road Storm Sewer improvement and widening project is underway and completion is expected by fall 2018.  During periods of construction, the road will be closed during the day while work is in progress but will be open to traffic at all other times.

 

Ordinances with respect to Roads

Ordinance #162-2012, passed on May 9, 2012.
An ordinance to amend the Streets and Sidewalk Ordinance (Chapter 21) to add standards for use of land within public Rights-of-Way.

Ordinance 61-1994, passed on November 9, 1994.
Parking regulations during snow emergencies.
These Snow and Ice Emergency regulations are now found in Chapter 15, Part 901 of the Township Code of Ordinances originally enacted by Ordinance 122-2006.

Ordinance #84-2000.
Driveways (Road Occupation).  See also Resolution 10-2007.

Ordinance 19-1974.
Cutting and opening of public roads.

 

Adopt-a-Highway

Residents interested in forming a group to adopt a stretch of road may contact the Adopt-a-Highway Coordinator, Kristy Deischer-Eddy, at 610-273-3970 or kdeischereddy@honeybrooktwp.org.

 

Weather Emergencies

For other Weather Emergency tips, visit the Weather Emergency page.

 

Winter Weather information

Please do not park on municipal roads during winter weather–snow or ice, in any amount–or vehicles will be subject to towing at the owner’s expense per Resolution 2-2013 and the snow and ice emergency Ordinance 61-1994, passed on November 9, 1994.  It is now codified into the Township Code of Ordinances in Chapter 15, Section 9.

Read more about being prepared for winter weather in the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ newsletter, Townships Today.

 

State Roads

A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced its list of state roads to receive pothole patching beginning March 26.  Click here to see the complete listing.

To report maintenance concerns of state roads, call the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)’s toll-free hotline:  1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623) or 484-340-3200.  State Roads in Honey Brook Township include:
– Route 10 (Twin County Road north of the Borough, Compass Road south of the Borough; SR 0010)
– Route 322 (Horseshoe Pike; SR 0322)
– Cambridge Road (SR 4010)
– Chestnut Tree Road (SR 4025)
– Isabella Road (SR 4014)
– Maple Street (from Borough line to intersection with White School and Pleasant View Roads; SR 4027)
– Morgantown Road (between Chestnut Tree and White School Roads; SR 4014)
– South Birdell Road (SR 4007)
– White School Road (SR 4027)

When calling to report state road issues, callers must provide:
– County name
– Municipality
– Street name, or, preferably, the the State Road (SR) number found on small black-and-white signs along state roadways.  The segment number (below the SR number on the small black-and-white signs) or familiar landmarks would also be helpful.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 state roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 700 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.  For more PennDOT information, visit www.dot.state.pa.us. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly.

511PAConnect:  info for motorists on road closures due to accidents or weather.

For information on work zone safety laws, click here.

 

Last update:  April 13, 2018.