Public Works

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.

Mission Statement

The Lower Paxton Township Public Works Department maintains municipal infrastructure, facilities, and properties by providing our residents, neighborhoods, businesses, and visitors, efficient, safe, and high-quality services that meet the needs of our growing community.


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