Snow emergency is in effect from Saturday February 21th, 2015 at 1:00PM through Sunday February 22nd, 2015 at 1:00PM until further notice. No parking is permitted on Berks Street, Center Street and Vine Street. If you have any questions contact the Township Office at 610-323-7717 or the Township Police at 610-323-2090
2015 Montgomery County Recycling Event Flyers for Household Hazardous Waste, Paper Shredding, and Tires
- Household Hazardous Waste Flyer
- Paper Shredding Flyer
- Tire and Shred Combination Flyer
- Tire Collection Flyer
Due to forces beyond our control, Montgomery County will not be able to hold electronics collection events in 2015. Although state law requires electronics manufacturers to offer recycling opportunities for TVs and computers, those manufacturers are no longer sponsoring county recycling collections in the Southeastern PA region.
- Best Buy will accept computers and TVs 32” and under for free recycling when dropped off at their store. They will also pick up TVs from homes for a fee.
- Salvation Army Thrift Store in Montgomeryville accepts working TVs of any size and shape as well as working computers and electronics. They are located at 671 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936, phone number 215-631-1570.
- Other than municipal drop offs and collections for residents only, there are no free disposal outlets for TVs over 32” that no longer work.
Concern about the lack of county collection events should be directed to the appropriate State Representative and Senator. Haulers and disposal sites are prohibited from accepting TVs and computers as trash, and without recycling opportunities, residents may resort to dumping. An amendment to the state electronics recycling law, called the Covered Device Recycling Act, is needed to ensure the availability of recycling outlets.
For an overview of the Covered Device Recycling Act see:
Complete information can be found at our Recycling and Refuse page.
King of Prussia – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that it will move the westbound lane of U.S. 422 over to the eastbound side of the highway between the Route 100 and Stowe interchanges in North Coventry Township, Chester County, and West Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, on Saturday (Feb. 7).
The traffic pattern change is associated with PennDOT’s a $36 million project to replace the deteriorating dual bridges carrying U.S. 422 over the Schuylkill River between the two interchanges. The bridges were built in 1965.
Crews will work Saturday (Feb. 7) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to relocate concrete barriers and paint traffic lines to shift the single lane of westbound traffic over to the eastbound side of the bridge. Crossover lanes were previously built to accommodate the upcoming traffic pattern shift.
The new construction traffic pattern, with one eastbound lane and one westbound lane running on the eastbound side of U.S. 422, will extend 2,900 feet and remain in effect through 2016 as crews construct the new westbound bridge.
PennDOT is replacing the six-span bridges in three stages to keep one travel lane open in each direction during construction. The plan consists of replacing the westbound U.S. 422 bridge in stage one, the eastbound bridge in stage two, and the center median in stage three. Construction is scheduled to finish in September 2018.
The new U.S. 422 crossing will be 924 feet long and 95 feet wide. The concrete beam structures will carry two 12-foot travel lanes, a 10-foot outside shoulder and an eight-foot inside shoulder. The existing U.S. 422 crossing is 869 feet long and 72 feet wide.
This improvement project is the second of six projects to move to construction for PennDOT’s multi-phase program to rebuild and improve seven miles of U.S. 422 between the Berks County line and the Sanatoga Interchange.
J.D. Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, Chester County is the general contractor on the $36,237,872 contract that is financed with 100 percent state funds from Act 89.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 700 traffic cameras.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
Media contact: Charles Metzger, 610-205-6801
Editor’s Note: Below is a schematic of the U.S. 422 construction traffic pattern that will start Saturday (Feb. 7) between the Route 100 and Stowe interchanges.
The Murgia Park Dedication ceremony will take place on
Saturday September 13, 2014
at 1091 Manatawny St, Stowe, PA 19464
The Township will rename the Manatawny Park in honor of longtime Commissioner Ralph Murgia for his years of service as a Commissioner and Educator.
West Pottsgrove Township Community Pool now open weekends 12-5PM
Full schedule starts June 13, 2014 12-7 PM
Season Passes available at the pool 10% discount through June 21st.
Available for private parties.
Pavilion rental available call Township Office for more information 610-323-7717
Information on our annual Community Day event is now available on our website. Please visit our Community Day page for more information.
We recently updated the events listed on our Township event calendar.
Be sure to check for township meetings and event updates.
Where: West Pottsgrove Community Pool
When: Saturday, June 15
Time: 12:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Half price daily admissisions gets you in to celebrate the beginning of summer!! Or get a season pass at 10% off for the family!
Food and drink specials all day! Come out and relax poolside while enjoying hot dogs, barbeque and fountain drinks for $1.00!
We are also featuring hamburgers and grilled chicken breasts for $1.50, along with other tasty treats!!!
Book your pavilion rentals for any celebration this summer by calling 610-323-7717!
The Board of Commissioners has changed the time for Workshop Meetings for the remainder of 2013. The meeting time has changed from 7:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
The following meetings will now be held at 7:30 P.M. February 20, March20, April 17, May 15, September 18, October 16 and November 20.