Lower Makefield Township

1100 Edgewood Road, Yardley PA 19067
267.274.1100   |   admin@lmt.org


E-Waste Recycling Event

May 6, 2017 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the William Penn Middle School
All electronic items accepted
TV and Monitors $25 charge
LCD/LED TV and Monitors exempt
Click here for flyer


Community Project Status Report

Click here to see how projects within the Township are progressing, last updated April 17, 2017

Community Center

Dog Park

Snipes Athletic Field

At the June 1, 2016 Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board moved to proceed with the Land Development process of the Snipes tract for recreational development.  This would include 3 full-sized fields, concession stand, paved pathways and potential trail system.

Quiet Zones

Click here for a Project Status Update as of 4/13/17.


Road Closures

Oxford Valley Road bridge over U.S. 1

PennDOT Announcement:

Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 is scheduled to close at the Oxford Valley Road Interchange from Monday, April 23rd, through Friday, April 28th, and Sunday, April 30th through Friday, May 5th, from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM.  Motorists will exit at Oxford Valley Road and then re-enter the highway at the entrance ramps at the interchange.

The bridge will remain open while the contractor repairs structural damage to the bridge. Construction on the bridge is scheduled to finish in June 2017.

River Road (Route 32)

PennDOT Announcement:

PECO Energy is planning weekday lane restrictions on River Road between Woodside Road and Florence Avenue on Thursday, April 20th, through Friday, April 28th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for trench restoration.

Sandy Run Road

Closed between Reading Ave. and Edgewood Rd. until further notice.


Special Notice from PECO

Routine tree trimming will be completed by Asplundh Tree Experts on behalf of PECO during April and May of 2017.

Click here for a map of the areas being trimmed within Lower Makefield Township.


Alert – Temporary Traffic Calming

Starting Friday morning April 14th, temporary new turn restrictions will be instituted in the area of Taylorsville Rd and Highland Dr., and Taylorsville Rd and the Maplevale Drives.

Southbound Taylorsville traffic will be prohibited from turning right onto Highland Dr. and from turning left onto Maplevale Drives, from 7:30 am until 8:45 am Monday through Friday.

The restrictions are for all traffic.  Local residents will need to approach their own neighborhoods from a different direction during those restricted times.

The restrictions will be removed once the bridge construction is advanced such that it alleviates the current condition.


Boards and Commissions Vacancies

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Lower Makefield Township Community Center

In accordance with the requirements of Chapter 99.Contractors, Responsible (Contractor Responsibility Ordinance) the following items are being posted for this project.

Subcontractor Responsibility Certification – Joshua Landis Custom Carpentry


Lower Makefield Township 2017 Road Paving

In accordance with the requirements of Chapter 99.Contractors, Responsible (Contractor Responsibility Ordinance) the following items are being posted for this project.

Notice of Intent to Award
Contractor Responsibility Certification – Harris Blacktopping
Subcontractor Responsibility Certification – JDC Construction Services, Inc.
Subcontractor Responsibility Certification – Zone Striping Inc.


How do Your Taxes Compare to Other Townships?

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Lower Makefield Township Newsletter

We are pleased to reintroduce the Township newsletter as part of our communication enhancement initiatives.

We hope you enjoy reading about some of the many wonderful aspects of our Township.

Lower Makefield is a remarkable place we are fortunate to call home.

Newsletter – Fall 2016
Newsletter – Fall 2015

Newsletter – Spring 2015