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Highway Bureau

The Highway Bureau provides City and visitors with services, which will maintain safe traffic flow, directional signs/street markings and clean thoroughfares. The Bureau meets the special requirements of highway maintenance. The Highway Bureau is responsible for the maintenance of 89.9 miles of streets, 40 miles of alleys, and 31 miles of storm water lines consisting of 1,735 inlets and 445 manholes; state inspection and maintenance of 221 City vehicles and removal of graffiti from public and private property.

Office of The Highway Bureau

118 North Broad Street
York, PA 17403

Phone: 717-849-2320

Staff

AJ Grimm, Highway Superintendent
Cassandra Wile, Administrative Aide
John Bean, Equipment Operator II
Ralph Glover, Equipment Operator II
John Hedrick, Automotive Mechanic I
Jehu Johnson, Equipment Operator II
Keith Kunkle, Automotive Mechanic I
Jeffrey Laughman, Equipment Operator II
Charles Moyer, Equipment Operator II
Albert Murray, Concrete Worker I
Peter Rodriguez, Equipment Operator I
Mark Stell, Equipment Operator II
 

Report a Pot Hole

Call the hot line @ 717-849-2228 for any street problems-pot holes, inlets clogged, signs, snow removal or sweeping. Please give exact location (street name, block). This is a 24-hour service that is a recording and is checked daily for messages, OR if you wish to speak with someone call 717-849-2320 between 7:00 a.m. & 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday.

Street Sweeping

City wide street sweeping will resume in the City on March 17th thru November. This is one week later than normal due to piles of snow continuing to melt along streets that would hamper sweeping. The first route swept will be posted for the Fourth Tuesday, 12:00 AM to 6:00 AM. Street Sweeping will end on November 15th for all residents who are not on a street designated for year round cleaning. See information below for streets that are designated for year round cleaning.

The fine for no parking is $50.00. For questions about when a street is posted for no parking please call the Highway Bureau at 849-2320.

YEAR ROUND STREET CLEANING LOCATIONS:

FIRST Friday Morning - 7:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Princess Street (Belvidere Avenue to Penn Street) South Side
Queen Street (King Street to Boundary Avenue) West Side
S. Pine Street (King Street to E. Maple Street) West Side
Heiges Alley (600, 700 & 800 blocks)

SECOND Friday Morning - 7:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Princess Street (Penn Street to Belvidere Avenue) North Side
Duke Street (Jackson Street to College Avenue) East Side
Queen Street (Boundary Avenue to King Street) East Side
S. Pine Street (E. Maple Street to King Street) East Side
Heiges Alley (600, 700, 800 blocks)

THIRD Friday Morning - 7:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Princess Street (Belvidere Avenue to Penn Street) South Side
Queen Street (King Street to Boundary Avenue) West Side
S. Pine Street (King Street to E. Maple Street) West Side
Heiges Alley (600, 700, 800 blocks)

FOURTH Friday Morning - 7:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Princess Street (Penn Street to Belvidere Ave.) North Side
Duke Street (Jackson Street to College Avenue) East Side
Queen Street (Boundary Avenue to King Street) East Side
S. Pine Street (E. Maple Street to King Street) East Side
Heiges Alley (600, 700, 800 blocks)

The City’s Ticket and Tow Initiative is an effort to maintain cleaner streets.
The fine for no parking is $50.00. For questions about when a street is posted for no parking please call the Highway Bureau at 849-2320.

Residential Parking For People With Disabilities & Disabled Veterans

It is very important that this application be filled out completely and legibly. An application that is incomplete, illegible or otherwise not filled out in compliance with the explicit instructions given on the application will be returned to the applicant without action.

All applicants must have their physician certify the nature of the disability. Return the application fee of $50.00 with the completed application. The application fee of $50.00 is non-refundable. Please submit the application fee in the form of check or money order by mail. Walk-in payments may be made in the form of cash, check, money order, and credit card. All checks and money orders should be made out to the City of York, PA.

Please submit your application fee, completed application, and physician’s statement to City of York, (Attention) Residential Parking for People with Disabilities, PO Box 509, York, PA 17405-0509.

Additionally, applicants must include a photocopy of the following:

  1. Vehicle Registration
  2. Applicant’s or Designated Driver’s PA Drivers License
  3. Person with Disabilities or Disabled Veterans Identification Card

You will be notified in writing as to whether your application has been approved or denied. Questions related to this application may be directed to 717-849-2301.