Street Light Information
Upper Merion Township owns and maintains 206 street lights on local and state roads throughout the Township. If you see a street light out at night or on during the day, please provide the closest address or pole number. The pole number can be found approximately 6 to 8 feet from the ground facing the street.
Regulatory Sign & Street Sign Information
Upper Merion Township’s Traffic Signal Division is responsible for maintaining over 7,000 street signs throughout the township. Our scope of responsibility is limited as we only repair or replace existing signs on local and state roads. If you see any one of these signs fading, knocked down, etc., please submit a request by clicking the icon or contact us at 610-265-2606.
The department can not install new signs unless an engineering study has been performed and prior approval is received by PennDOT for all state roads, or by Upper Merion Traffic Safety Board for local roads. Upper Merion is not responsible for signs in private housing developments, apartment complexes and retail, commercial or industrial properties.
Traffic Signal & School Flasher Information
Upper Merion Township owns and maintains 71 Traffic Signals, 5 School Zone Flashers and 4 Flashing Warning Devices. If you see a traffic signal or school flasher that needs to be addressed, please submit a request by clicking on the icon or contact us at 610-265-2606.
Upper Merion Township can not change the timings of the traffic signals, signs at the signal or the pavement markings without the approval of PennDOT, and a traffic engineering study has been completed.
All of these traffic control devices are governed and permitted by PennDOT and we must follow their approved traffic signal plans. Upper Merion is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of these traffic control devices and must follow the instructions of Federal and State publications.
For additional Traffic Information by PennDOT click a link below or contact them at 610-205-6576.