Public Works

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

The Public Works Department is located at the Jack F. Hurley Transportation and Maintenance Center, 5975 Locust Lane. This 41,000 square foot facility opened in 1988 and was dedicated to a former Township Manager who served our community from 1970 to 1987.

The Public Works Department may be contacted at (717) 657-5615 and facsimiles may be sent to (717) 657-5616, or you may email your request to mtanenbaum@lowerpaxton-pa.gov.

The primary responsibility of the Public Works Department is to maintain Lower Paxton Township’s public infrastructure. The following list summarizes the major activities undertaken by the Department:

  • Roadway resurfacing/micro-surface/crack sealing
  • Traffic line painting and installation of traffic signs
  • Snow plowing and application of anti-skid materials
  • Pothole patching and pavement repair
  • Maintenance of traffic signals
  • Maintenance of bridges
  • Grading of roadway berms and shoulder areas
  • Installation and maintenance of storm sewer systems
  • Grass cutting along public rights-of-way
  • Collection of leaves during the fall season
  • Street sweeping
  • Park maintenance, including athletic fields and courts
  • Management of the compost facility
  • Municipal vehicle and equipment maintenance

Frequently Called Numbers

Main Switchboard
717-657-5600
Police Administration
717-657-5656
Public Works Department
717-657-5615
Sewer Department
717-657-5617
Parks and Recreation
717-657-5635
Supervisor's Voice-Mail
717-724-8327

Office Hours

Municipal Center (Administration, Community Development, & Sewer)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Police Department Records Office
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Works Department
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sanitary Sewer Operations
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friendship Center and the Parks and Recreation Department
Monday to Thursday -  5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday - 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.