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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 Documents for Equipment Rental and Diesel Fuel for 2017-18 Winter Season

Sealed bids will be accepted by Honey Brook Township for snow removal equipment rental and diesel fuel for the 2017-2018 winter season until 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 6.  the board of Supervisors will consider the award of these bids at their Workshop meeting on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

Click here for complete details and for the bid documents for snow removal equipment rental.

Click here for complete details and for the bid documents for diesel fuel.

 

 

View the May 2017 Bid Results.

 

Park Road Project

The Park Road Storm Sewer improvement and widening project is underway.  The road will be closed during the day while work is in progress but will be open to traffic at all other times.  The work is expected to continue until the project is completed or the weather hinders work, whichever comes first.  Work will begin again in the spring if weather suspends operations.

 

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 #122-2oo6, passed on December 13, 2006.
Codifies the Township Code of Ordinances.  Contains the Snow and Ice Emergency ordinance (see below under Winter Weather information).

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 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

Visit the District 6 website by clicking here.

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:  November 17, 2017.