The Hanover Township Public Works Department has various duties and responsibilities. Regardless of weather conditions, every effort is made to accomplish our list of tasks. Residents’ cooperation is essential to the effectiveness of the department. Some of our work is part of a master plan for the year dealing with capital improvements. The remainder of activities are dictated by conditions within the Township, and the complaints and concerns that are generated by you, the residents.
The fourteen person Public Works Crew patch potholes; erect street signs, regulatory signs and other Township identifications; maintain storm sewers; remove fallen trees and limbs from the roads; remove snow from roads; spread salt and abrasive for ice control on roads; clean up litter on Township roads, right-of-ways and easements; and maintain Township buildings, parks, vehicles and equipment.
The Public Works Crew is responsible for the maintenance of 60.76 miles of Township owned roads. County and state owned roads are maintained totally by those entities. You may call the Township office to ascertain the responsible governmental unit for specific roads.
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