Road Maintenance & Repair
The Department of Public Works highest priority is to provide the needed routine maintenance and improvements of the County's 404 miles of road and 85 Bridges. We take pride in making sure that we maintain a safe and secure County public roadway system for various modes of transportation. Both, our Highway and Engineering Division's provide specific maintenance and for your convenience, listed below is the division, a list of their routine maintenance, along with a contact number. The Public Works Department only maintains County roadways.
Routine Maintenance Includes: Pothole patching and crack filling of asphalt pavements; shoulder maintenance; guide rail repair; cleaning and maintenance of drainage structures (such as, culverts catch basins, ditches and gutters); mowing and tree trimming of County intersections to alleviate site obstructions; emergency flood control; 24-hour emergency response; road paving; Snow and Ice Control (policy); and street sweeping. contact 856-307-6400, phones are answered from 7:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
If you have a true emergency, please call 911 and someone on-call will be contacted. If not, please call back during regular hours.
Tree Removal (only removed if located in the County right-of-way and are believed to be a hazard/dead or site obstruction).
Please Note: The Highway Division does not handle the removal of dead animals on the County roadway, please contact your local municipality.
For deer removal, please contact us and we will forward the information to the appropriate agency for handling.
View Hazardous Waste Collection Dates.
Routine maintenance includes:
- Upkeep of existing traffic signals, signing and striping. Contact (856) 307-6600.
- Traffic signals. A request for a new traffic signal has to come from your local municipality. Your local municipality provides us with information that is needed to conduct a study. A traffic signal is approved based on whether it meets the requirements given to us by the NJDOT. If you have such a request, please contact your local municipality.
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