The New Britain Township Public Works Department is responsible for over 57 miles of roadways which are owned and maintained by the Township. There are also over 21 miles of State owned roadways that are maintained by PennDOT for a total of over 78 miles of roads.
The Public Works Department takes great pride in the work that they perform. They are dedicated to their jobs which insures Township residents and the Public in general safe roadways to drive on. The Public Works Department employees are on call 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to serve the Township residents for any emergencies that arise including rain storms, wind storms, snow storms, etc. Often, the Public Works Employees leave their own families in need to help others.
All Public Works employees are CPR certified, have basic first aid and NIMS certified (National Incident Command System) which is required by law.
The Public Works Department is headed by the Superintendent of Public Works who manages a Crew Forman, Mechanic and 6 full-time Laborer/Equipment Operators.
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the Township owned streets, storm water system and the parks and recreation system and maintains all Township owned facilities and buildings.
The Township's fleet of vehicles consist of 11 police vehicles, (4) 6 wheel dump trucks, (1) 10 wheel dump truck, (1) 1 ton dump truck, (2) backhoes, (1) 4x4 loader, (1) street sweeper, (5) pick-up trucks, road grader, (2) code enforcement vehicles and 12 snow plows. These vehicles are maintained by the Township Mechanic.