Tinicum Township Public Works

237 Hollow Horn Road, Pipersville, PA 18947 Phone: 610-294-9153

Department of Public Works

Tinicum Township has approximately 107 miles of roads. 74 miles are maintained by the Tinicum Township Department of Public Works, the remainder are maintained by the PA Dept. of Transportation (PennDOT).  Township roads are maintained in an order of priority established by the Public Works Director to enable the safest and most efficient travel throughout the township.

Matthew Overbeck, Directoremail: moverbeck@tinicumbucks.org
Road Crew: Robert Kallenbach, and Roger Margot
Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 4 PM

Tinicum Township Bridges

Part of Tinicum Township’s charm is it’s historic bridges and winding country roads, but they can be a challenge for delivery vans and trucks. Please remember bridge weight/height limits when providing delivery instructions. 

• The Erwinna Covered Bridge on Geigel Hill Road has a maximum height restriction of 9 feet.

• The Frankenfield Covered Bridge on Hollow Horn Road has a maximum height restriction of 9 feet.

• The Uhlerstown Covered Bridge on Uhlerstown Hill Road has a maximum height restriction of 11 feet.

Click here for a map of Tinicum Township bridge locations with weight/height restrictions.

The following is a listing of Tinicum Township bridges by maintenance responsibility, which include posted limits, type of construction, span and restrictions:

Tinicum Township Dirt & Gravel Roads

The Township maintains 18 miles of dirt and gravel roads. Ordinance 185 was established to protect these roads by establishing width and weight restrictions. The average width of these roads is 12 feet and should not be used by vehicles exceeding 8 feet in width. Additionally, heavy trucks can damage the road surface. There is weight limit of 15 tons between Jan. 1 and May 31 and a weight limit of 30 tons between June 1 and Dec. 31 of any year.
Click here for a map of Tinicum Township dirt & gravel roads.

Tinicum Township Maintained Roads

The following roads are maintained by the Township: Annawanda Road, Beaver Run Road, Boulder, Breezy Road, Bunker Hill Road, Cafferty Road, Center Road, Clay Ridge Road, Durham Road, Ervin Road, Everbreeze Road, Farm School Road, Erwinna Way Lane, Frankenfield Road, Gruver Road, Hager Hill Road, Hollow Horn Road, Iron Bridge Road, Jugtown Hill Road, Lear Drive, Lily Valley Road, Lodi Hill Road, Meadow Lane, Mount Airy Road, Municipal Road, Oak Grove Road, Old Forge Road, Park Road, Permanent School Road, Perry Auger Road, Randts Mill Road, Red Cliff Road, Ridge Valley Road, Roaring Rocks Road, Rock Ridge Road, Ropewalk Road, Second Street Street, Sheephole Road, Sherman Road, Shull Farm Road, Smithtown Road, Stagecoach Road, Sunset Road, Swamp Creek Road, Tabor Road, Tammany Road, Tankhannen Road, Tettemer Road, Tinby Drive, Tinicum Creek Road, Tohickon Square East, Tohickon Valley Road, Tory Road, Twin Lear Road, Uhlerstown Hill Road, Union School Road, Valley View Road, Wildcat Road, Wormansville Road.

Please note: The hill section of Uhlerstown Hill is a one-way road going uphill (northbound). Due to safety concerns, it is closed during the winter months and reopens in the spring at the discretion of the Public Works Director.

PennDot Maintained Roads

PennDOT maintains the following state-owned roads: Bedminster Road (Rte. 113), Brick Church Road, Byram Road, Creamery Road, Easton Road (Rte. 611), E. Dark Hollow Road, Geigel Hill Road, Headquarters Road, Red Hill Road, River Road (Rte. 32) South Park Road, Stover Park Road, Upper Tinicum Church Road. For assistance with state roads call PennDOT at 215-345-6060 or 1-800-FIX ROAD.

The Customer Care Center (CCC) is an online resource for the residents of Pennsylvania to submit complaints about potholes, deer carcass removal, drainage issues, etc. If the concern requires immediate attention, please call 1-800-FIX-ROAD to be directly connected to the county maintenance office in your area.

Visit www.511PA.com for a map of PA road conditions.

Visit www.penndot.gov/winter for ways you can be prepared for winter weather conditions on the road.

Private Lanes

Bridge Five Lane, Bridge Four Lane, Bridge Three Lane, Bridge Two Lane, Bridge One Lane, Cedar Lane, Cedar Hill Lane, Cross Creek Lane, Deer Woods Lane, Dexheimer Lane, Dogwood Lane, Fox Run Rd. (not yet dedicated), Hayden Lane, Hidden Valley Lane, Ledge Lane, Meadow Lane, Mountain View Lane, Modern Lane, Quarry Lane, Sanctuary Lane, Walter’s Lane.

Adopt a Tinicum Township Road

Help keep our scenic township roads SCENIC by reducing litter and debris.  Learn more by clicking: www.penndot.gov.