The Highway Department, located on Industrial Road, operates Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm and is supervised by the Public Works Superintendent Randy Kreider at 717-939-6204. The Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance of all Borough Streets and Alleys as well as State Route 230 (Second Street). The Highway Department is also responsible for snow removal, repairing potholes, street sweeping, and leaf collection as well as the general maintenance and upkeep of the borough building, borough parks, and playground areas.
The Highway Department is also responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the Compost Facility. The Compost Facility serves as a recycling area for Highspire Residents to drop off their tree branches, leaves, and grass clippings. The leaves and grass clippings are mixed in with the mulch at the site, whereas, the tree branches are hauled away by Penn Waste to be grinned into mulch and returned for Borough residents to use.
The compost facility is open to all Residents of Highspire Only. Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am - Noon. Should you need assistance at the compost facility, please contact the Highway Department Monday - Friday at 717-986-1034 and Saturday - Sunday at 717-939-6204.