Bridge Reconstruction Notice

On or about Monday, December 5, 2016 the Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the rehabilitation of the two bridges on River Drive, one over Fiddlers Creek, and one over Steele Run, which have been closed for over three years.

Sections of River Drive, near these two bridges, will remain closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic for the duration of the project.

This project is to be completed in 150 calendar days, weather permitting.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

In order to deliver these services on a schedule, the Township has been divided in three zones (click here for map). For detailed information regarding these services schedules click on the links below for each area or scroll down the page..

BULKY WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES

  • Fee is $29 non-refundable and must be paid Wednesday prior to the designated pick-up week. See Fee Payment Information below.
  • Place items at curb but not in street no earlier than the Friday prior to pick-up and no later than 7 am Monday of the pick-up week.
  • Crews will not return for items placed out after the above deadline.
  • Bulk waste acceptance criteria per pickup are:
    • 5 specified items (example of one item = sofa, bicycle, table, one 5’ length (rolled) of carpet, one 6’ length of fence, four dining chairs)
    • 4 bags/boxes not to exceed 40 pounds each.  Container shall be strong enough to support weight and shall not contain any SHARPS (ex. needles).
    • One 32-gallon container of light construction debris (ex. wood and sheetrock(all nails shall be pounded down or removed)
    • Wood fence – all concrete shall be removed from fencing.
    • Carpet, upholstered furniture, and bedding shall be covered with plastic to avoid from getting wet & heavy.
    • Windows – Cover with cardboard or tape to prevent shatter.
    • Items Not Accepted:
      • Sharps (ex. Needles)
      • Chicken Wire
      • Construction Materials
      • Concrete
      • Asbestos
      • Household Trash
      • Asphalt
      • Roofing Materials
      • Cement Block
      • Railroad Ties
      • Chain Link Fence
      • Treated Lumber
      • Chemicals
      • Tree Stumps.
      • Non Complying Bulk Waste Items Will NOT Be Removed

      • Fee Payment Information

        • In person at Public Works Building (203 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road)–Monday thru Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
        • Overnight drop box located at the Hopewell Township Municipal Bldg.(at Scotch Road end of Bldg.)   
        • By mail: Public Works Department, 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd., Titusville, NJ  08560.  Must be received
        • Unless made in person, payments for bulk waste shall include a list of items to be collected.
        • When mailing or using the overnight drop box be sure to include what payment is for, name, address, phone number and email address if you have one.

 

BRUSH COLLECTION SERVICES

2017 BRUSH PICK UP

Zone 1
Zone 2
Zone 3
Monday, April 3                 
Monday, April 10
Monday, April 17
Monday, October2
Tuesday, October 10
Monday, October 16

CHRISTMAS TREES ONLY

Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3
Picked up throughout the month of January. Place your tree curbside no later than January 23.

All brush must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. start of your week and trucks will not return.

Should you have any questions, please call 609-537-0250 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday –Friday.

BRUSH RULES & REGULATIONS
PICK UP MONTHS ARE APRIL AND OCTOBER
& JANUARY (CHRISTMAS TREES ONLY)

No call is required for brush pickup.  Brush will be picked up by Zone http://www.hopewelltwp.org/maps/BRUSH-ZONES.pdf  according to the published schedule except for Route 29 and Route 31.   Pickup for Route 29 and Route 31 will be the last week of the month, weather permitting.

To allow for safe and efficient collection and to ensure that your brush is collected please follow these guidelines:

  • Collection will be limited to brush and tree pruning. No vine or multiflora rose
  • Limbs shall be no longer than 4 feet.
  • Limbs and brush must be placed in an orderly manner with all butts (6”dia. maximum) facing road.
  • Maximum brush pile size – 4 feet wide x 4 feet high x 15 feet long.  Disposal of brush in excess of this volume shall be the responsibility of the homeowner.
  • Small twigs must be bagged.
  • All wire, nails and metal shall be completely removed from the pile.
  • Do not place brush in street, gutter or within 10 ft. of any storm drain inlet per Ordinance No. 05-1356.  Yard waste may be placed up to the edge of pavement or to the inside edge of curb for streets with no sidewalks.  Under no circumstances shall yard waste be placed on sidewalks or in a manner that obstructs safe street sight distances or driveway sight distances.  Placement of yard waste must occur on the frontage of the tax lot from which the yard waste originated.
  • Diseased material and firewood will NOT be collected.
  • Tree stumps, trunks and limbs in excess of 6” diameter will NOT be collected.
  • Brush in excess of above stated maximum brush pile size will NOT be collected. 
  • Disposal of material in excess of the maximum brush pile size shall be the responsibility of the homeowner within 10 calendar days of the Township having performed collection for that lot.
  • Brush mixed with leaves will NOT be collected.

Special instructions shall be issued by the Public Works Director in the event added brush collections are to be provided as a result of storm damage.  Such instructions will be posted to the Township website and cable channel (Comcast 95 and Verizon 30).

If you should have any questions, please call the Public Works Department at 609-537-0250. The office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

LEAF COLLECTION SERVICES

Pickup months are:
Spring: April
Fall: November, December


No phone call is required except for Routes 29 and 31.  Along these routes please call 609-537-0250 when your leaves are ready.  Some areas may experience delays due to volume or weather.

For safe and efficient collection please follow these guidelines:

Do not place leaves in street, gutter or within 10 ft. of any storm drain inlet per Ordinance No. 05-1356. Do not mix brush with leaves.

 

 

TIRE COLLECTION

Friday, May 5, 2017 and Friday, November 3, 2017

The Hopewell Township Public Works Department will be collecting tires throughout the Township on the days noted above. You must pay a non-refundable, non-transferable fee prior to the scheduled pickup day. Tires must be placed at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on that Friday. Tires must be removed from the rims and no tubes or water inside.

Tires 16" or smaller                                $  3.00 Per Tire
Tires larger than 16"                               $10.00 Per Tire

Any questions, please call 609-537-0250 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

FREON COLLECTION DATES

There is a $25 non-refundable, non-transferable fee per appliance for Freon Collection.

Thursday, 1-26-17 Thursday, 5-25-17 Thursday, 9-28-17
Thursday, 2-23-17 Thursday, 6-29-17 Thursday, 10-26-17
Thursday, 3-30-17 Thursday, 7-27-17 Thursday, 11-30-17
Thursday, 4-27-17 Thursday, 8-31-17 Thursday, 12-28-17

 

2017 Hopewell Township Recycling/Shredding Events

PUBLIC WORKS BLDG.
203 WASHINGTON CROSSING PENNINGTON ROAD

April 29, 2017 and October 14, 2017  from 9 am to 1 pm

RESIDENTS ONLY – ID REQUIRED - NO BUSINESSES

5 BOXES MAXIMUM – NO CARDBOARD ACCEPTED

ONCE THE TRUCK IS FULL – NO MORE PAPER ACCEPTED

PLEASE CALL 537-0250 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT  7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS
Camera Equipment, Central Processing Units, Circuit Boards, Copiers, Electric Wire, Fax Machines, Keyboards, Laptops & Peripherals, Microwave Ovens, Mouse, Networking Equipment, Phones, Printers, Scanners, Stereo Equipment, Televisions, VCR’s

NO HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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