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Road Department

2919 State Route 309
Dallas, PA 18612
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Garage Number: (570) 674-2006

Gary VanDeutsch

The Dallas Township Road Department has started the annual leaf vac clean up. Residents are reminded NOT to rake, push or blow leaves into the roadway or near storm drains. Keep all leaf piles curbside. The leaf vac will be making its way through the township on a rotating schedule, weather permitting.

Curbside leaf pickup began on November 13.
To ensure a smooth process, please remember the following guidelines:
•Leaves must be securely bagged in biodegradable paper composting bags.
•Plastic bags will not be accepted, so please help us keep our environment clean and green!

Paving and Road Surface Improvements in the Northwoods Development

The Road crew completed paving on Wednesday October 11th. Finish works and tar sealing of pavement seems will be completed during the week of October 16th.


Work has been completed.

The Composting drop off site at the Road Department Facility will be closed due to construction. The DAMA drop off site located at SR 118 will be open to Township Residents to drop off grass, leaves and brush. Go To The DAMA Yard Waste Composting link below for more information.

Yard Waste Composting – Dallas Area Municipal Authority (

Spring Clean Up

Winter Weather Conditions in the Forecast

Residents are reminded not to park on streets during winter weather conditions and to keep clear of the plow trucks when roads are being cleared and treated.

Winter Parking Notice

Residents are reminded that there is no street parking during snow and inclement weather events and 8 hours there after.

Christmas Tree Pick Up

The annual curb side collection of Christmas trees is in progress and will continue as needed. Trees with lights, ornaments and stands will not be picked up. Pine wreaths without decorations or wire frames will be collected. No artificial trees. Trees and wreaths collected will be taken to DAMA’s composting site.

Road Department Recieves New Plow Truck

2022 RAM 5500 was delivered October 11th and will be in service for the up coming winter weather and road maintenance. Truck was purchased from the New Holland Auto Group and upfitted with plow, dump body and hydralic controls at Bradco Supply. The new truck is identified as truck #9 and replaces two plow trucks that were taken out of service in September. Old Truck #9 a 2009 Ram 5500 and Truck #2 a 2002 Freightliner FL80.

Road Department Salt Shed Project

A new salt shed for Road Department winter maintenance operations has been in planning and design since 2018.  Project went out for bid in 2020 and site work started in February.  Project bid was $368,551.00.  The Township applied for DCED/LSA gaming grant monies for construction and was awarded $310,500.00.  Dallas Area Municipal Authority Stormwater Management Program will also be participating in a cost sharing Stormwater improvement project for the site.  The new salt shed will hold over 1,200 tons of salt.  The new shed will be replacing the current shed that is over 40 years old and holds 90 tons.  Updates will be given throughout the project with an anticipated completion being summer 2021.

Mail Box Installation in Road Right Of Way 

Statistics in Dallas Township

Population: 9,226
43 Miles of Township Roadway
32.10 Miles of Penn Dot Roadway
7 Miles of County Roadway
18.73 Square Miles

Luzerne County Roads in Dallas Township

Demunds Road
Lower Demunds Road
Ransom Road
Huntsville Road

Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation Roads In Dallas Township

SR 118
SR 309
SR 415
2nd. Street SR 1024
42nd. Street SR 1018
Carpenter Road SR 1020
East Centerhill Road
Church Street SR 1045
Country Club Road SR 1016
Hildebrant Road SR 1044
Irem Road SR 1045
Kunkle Alderson Road SR 1026
Lake Catalpa Road SR 1026
Lake Street SR 1047
Overbrook Ave. SR 1014
Overbrook Road SR 1014
Pioneer Ave. SR 1043
Plattsburg Road SR 2018
Upper Demunds Road SR 1041
Wyoming Road

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