Announcements

Municipal Building Closed Due To Holiday
In observance of Independence Day, the Adams Township Municipal Building will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.  We wish you and your families a safe and happy holiday!
Military Banner Program
Adams Township is proud to recognize the brave men and women who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces through the Military Banner Program.  We recognize their service and various commitment to our nation and our community through recognition with a banner hung in various locations throughout Adams Township to show our public expression of gratitude.
Banners will display the official military photo of the service person, as well as their name, rank and branch of the United States Armed Forces.
For questions regarding the Military Banner Program, please call 724-625-2221 or email cmathews@adamstwp.org
You can view our current military banners on our Troop Banner website here to see the service men and women from Adams Township who have or are proudly serving our Country.  The banners will be located throughout Adams Township and will be installed periodically throughout the year.
To submit applications, please visit our Application Form.  To participate in the program, fill out the application and include a good quality photograph electronically scanned at 600 dpi or higher.

 

 

Park Projects Coming Soon
Four pickleball courts have been installed near the T-Ball Fields and are now opened.  Sport lights will soon be added to allow for longer play into the evening.  Reservations will not be required; the courts will be first come-first serve, with play time limited to one hour depending if a line forms.  Rules and guidelines are posted on the court fencing.  Please note to park in the main parking lot of the Municipal Building or above the T-Ball fields.  Parking your vehicles along Parkford Drive and in the grass is not permitted.
Two new pavilions are being constructed near the War Memorial and basketball courts.  These pavilions will be a duplicate of the current Rotary Pavilion and will be able to seat between 110-125 people.  Both structures will come with restrooms and full kitchens.  
A splash pad with picnic area will be installed near the basketball courts. Construction is scheduled to begin in late June/early July.
More information and project updates will be posted soon.
Now Accepting Credit Cards
Adams Township offers the convenience of accepting MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa credit cards for General, Park and Police items through MuniciPAY.  This excludes Code Enforcement items. Credit cards can be taken in the office or over the phone.  Checks made payable to Adams Township and cash are also accepted.  Please note to bring exact amount owed if paying in cash.
Three Degree Road Project
The Township has been coordinating with PennDOT on the proposed upgrade to Three Degree Road from Valencia Borough to Valencia Road north to Union Church through Adams Township; currently called State Route 3007.
Starting on May 17, 2022; pavement reconstruction will begin on Three Degree Road starting in Valencia Borough and moving north towards Route 228. Please try to use an alternate route over the next few weeks.  Delays will occur. 
Mars Middle School New Access Road
Middle School Access Road
The PennDot Route 228/ Three Degree Road project is set to begin in 2023.  The new Middle School access is needed to facilitate vehicle and bus traffic since access from the school to Three Degree Road will be impacted.
Intersection improvements will take place at Davidson and Meredith Drive.  To make the intersection safer Adams Township and Mars Area School District have partnered to upgrade the intersection.  These improvements are expected to be completed before school starts in the fall.
 
PennDOT District 10 News
Traffic Alert for the Ball’s Bend Safety Improvement Project, Butler County
Indiana, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers to an upcoming traffic delay on State Route 228 as part of the Ball’s Bend Safety Improvement Project in Middlesex Township, Butler County May 16 to 18, 2022.
On May 16, 8:00 p.m. contractor, Independence Excavating of Independence Ohio will be removing and resetting the temporary concrete barrier onto the new asphalt.  An asphalt tie-in at Route 8 and State Route 228 will also be installed that evening and beginning the temporary road tie-in to the new widening approximately 500′ east of Park Road.  On Tuesday night, the contractor will be completing the temporary road tie-in.  Once this is paved, traffic will be switched onto the new widening.  The traffic signal heads at Route 8 will be adjusted to accommodate the new lanes and the temporary concrete barrier completed.  Westbound State Route 228 will still be one lane.  Eastbound State Route 228 will have a dedicated left turn only lane and the right lane will be able to make a left onto Route 8 North, continue straight to Overbrook Drive or turn right to Route 8 South.  This work will facilitate the excavation, drainage and pavement to widen the current intersection to the north.
This $26.5 million safety improvement project is anticipated to be completed in Spring 2025 by Independence Excavating of Independence, Ohio.
In the event of inclement weather, the alternate date is May 17, 2022.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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 1,000 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
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MEDIA CONTACT: Tina Gibbs at 724-357-2829 or chgibbs@pa.gov.
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