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​Please use the link below for updates and notices about the Perkiomen Avenue Construction.

Perkiomen Avenue Construction Webpage  

The PennDOT Project Engineer, Township Engineer and Contractor will be meeting bi-weekly to discuss the project. Following the meeting, an update of the project will be posted on the webpage.

Thank you for your patience!


  1. Harvey Avenue Bridge---Construction began June 5th. The detour route consists of utilizing Butterlane in one direction and utilizing Harvey Avenue to Carsonia Avenue and Butterlane to St. Lawrence Avenue. The project should be completed mid-August.
  2. Gibraltar Road Bridge---Construction began the end of May and will be completed by early October of this year. The detour route consists of utilizing SR 724 to I-176 to SR 422 (Perkiomen Avenue).
  3. East Neversink Road Bridge----Deck repairs are complete….structural work is being completed to the superstructure along SR 422….no detour route; except for flagging as required on SR 422.
  4. Perkiomen Avenue---Scheduled to begin on June 18th with redirection of travel lanes at night time. Four lanes of traffic (two in each direction) will be maintained throughout the duration of the project; except for flagging as required. The south lane will be closed to accommodate utility work, curbing, ADA ramps and full depth reconstruction. The remaining sections will be completed in 2019. The total project is to be completed by October of 2019.
  5. Shelbourne Road----Construction to commence the week of June 18th . The detour route consists of Gibraltar Road to SR 422. The project is scheduled to be complete by mid-August.
  6. SR 562 Bridge----scheduled to be let in April 2019. No detour plan has been presented to the Township.
  7. Oley Turnpike Road Bridge---Project is located in St. Lawrence Borough; however, the decking will be replaced during July through August 2018. Detour route consists of SR 562 to Oley Turnpike Road. The Oley Turnpike resurfacing project will be complete in June of 2018. 
More information will be provided as available. Thank you.

Exeter Township will hold its second steering committee meeting for the Trout Run Master Site Development Plan on June 14th at 7pm at the Dunn Community Center.  We rely on public meetings, steering committee meetings, as well as a web based public survey to gain ideas of what recreational features may be needed by the local sport organizations and the general public. See attached flyer for more information.​​ All of the meetings are open to the public and we look forward to hear you input!


​PennDOT will be commencing the replacement of an existing single span bridge on Shelbourne Road starting June 18, 2018. The Detour will remain in effect until August 15, 2018 and the completion date is anticipated to be September 12, 2018. 

Please contact the Township with any questions. Sorry for any inconveniences this might cause. Please see the attached information.


​The Township has been notified that constuction will begin on Perkiomen Avenue on or after June 4, 2018.

Travel restriction will include, but not be limited to short-term and long-term lane closures, detour routes, flagging operation and temporary traffic signal modifications. Both day and night shift will take place throughout the duration of the project which is expected to be completed by December 2019.

The Township will provide updates as they are received. Thank you for your patience in this matter. 


​Discount Amusement Park Tickets are available for purchase (cash only)  at the Township Building during office hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Attached is flyer of locations and price list.  


Please welcome John Lowe to the Reading Country Club. John, shown in the attached photo with Ann Kirkpatrick, will open the Patio Grill at 7:00 a.m.

Check out the current menu. John will be adding blackboard specials.

You can also enjoy your favorite beverage, including sports drinks, water, soda, coffee and an assortment of imported, domestic and craft beers.

Start you day with a freshly made breakfast sandwich. Grab a snack and beverage at the turn. And after your round, take in the al fresco setting to go over your round while enjoying a burger or a dog and your favorite beverage. 

Stop in and say hello to John and Ann. Even if you are not playing, come out and relax in the friendly patio grill atmosphere.​


​PennDOT will be closing down and conducting a bridge replacement project on Gibraltar Road, across the Schuylkill River, from May 2018 to an estimated date of August 2018. The Detour Route from the northern side of the river includes Gibraltar Road, W 47th St, Perkiomen Ave to the 422 Bypass, Route 176, onto Philadelphia Ave. Please see attached graphic. The bridge will close Wednesday, May 30th and not reopen until further notice. The Township apologizes for any inconveniences this might cause.


​Berks County Solid Waste Authority will be holding a Community Shredding Event on April 21st at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School.  For more information, see attached flyer.   


​Attached is the presentation of the Special Meeting on Waste Water Treatment System.  


Attached is the PennDOT Presentation  of  Harvey Avenue Bridge and ​Proposed Bridge Projects with Detours to be completed by PennDOT this year. 


See the attached Reading Country Club 2018 Rates


​The 2017-2019 Budget & Financial Plan is the first to be prepared in the program budget format. Several years ago, the PA Department of Community & Economic Development DCED, awarded Exeter Township a grant enabling Exeter to participate in DCED’s Early Intervention Program.


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8/20/2018 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Meeting
8/27/2018 7:00 PMBoard of Supervisors Meeting
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9/24/2018 7:00 PMBoard of Supervisors Meeting

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