Township Public Works Department has had a very busy and productive
summer. As Public Works Director, I would like to thank
our residents for their cooperation during our projects on the
roadways. Your Township staff, department heads, team
leaders and team members are also deserving of a pat on the
back after this challenging season. Space does not permit
detailed explanation of all the projects underway, so here's
Many children are using the 2-5 and 5-12 year old emergency
services themed playgrounds. Township public works personnel
provided grading and construction services to the installer.
- Laurys Station Firehouse
Park is well received by the community with all of its facilities
After several fits and starts the Township acquired Neffs Valley
Park in mid-September. The property will be maintained as is
for the near term while alternatives for its future are explored.
- Numerous drainage improvement
projects and road crossings have been completed.
- Paving and road maintenance
projects were completed in September. This was an especially
challenging year with prices rising steadily throughout.
The pain we all endure at the pump also transfers to local
roads problems thanks to inequitable state funding levels
and the asphalt market. Hot Mix Asphalt rose from $54.50
per ton in May to $76.76 in August. A slight dip was noted
for September and the last major paving project for the
year - a portion of Washington Street near Neffs was recently