The Roads department is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of 52.64 miles of Honey Brook Township’s roads.
– The Board of Supervisors awarded the used 2009 Diamond Boom Mower attachment that came off of a John Deere 6230 to the apparent high bidder, Scott Snyder, for $1,600.00 at their workshop meeting on December 4, 2019.
– The Board of Supervisors awarded the following at their March 13, 2019 Regular Meeting:
- Traffic Line Painting of approximately 219,000 linear feet to the low bidder, Midlantic Marking Inc. in the amount of $0.112 per linear foot for double yellow lines and $0.058 per linear foot for single white lines.
- Equipment Rental to the low bidder, Robert Pearson, Inc. for the following equipment at the hourly rate listed: Roller $35.00; Skid Loader $100.00; Paver with operator $250.00.
- Road Seal Coat for approximately 82,000 square yards to the low bidder, Asphalt Industries in the amount of $1.229 per square yard.
Park Road Project
Phase I of the Park Road Storm Sewer improvement and widening project was completed in fall 2018.
Phase II will entail resurfacing of Park Road north of Cambridge Road and will be completed in Spring 2020.
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These Snow and Ice Emergency regulations are now found in Chapter 15, Part 901 of the Township Code of Ordinances originally enacted by Ordinance 122-2006.
Cutting and opening of public roads.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
To report maintenance concerns of state roads, there are three reporting options:
- Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)’s toll-free hotline: 1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623),
- The local PennDOT office: 484-340-3200, or
- PennDOT’s customer care website
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
– 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. Click here to see what restrictions would be in effect along interstates or state highways for all Levels (rated 1 through 5) as announced during winter weather events.
PennDOT’s winter weather preparation information can be viewed by clicking here.
For information on work zone safety laws, click here.
Last update: December 5, 2019.