Roads Division (973)694-6909
This Division provides for the maintenance and repair of all municipal public roads within the Township, as well as the regulation, maintenance, alteration and repair of curbs, gutters and encroachments by objects and structures above and below such streets in accordance with the ordinances of the Township. Some of the maintenance tasks performed by the road crews are emergency pothole patching, box-outs of pavement, and small pavement repairs. The mason crew maintains curbs, and repairs, rebuilds and cleans inlets, manholes and storm drain pipes.
The Waterways crew maintains small streams, brooks and culverts throughout the Township that are under Township control. This maintenance consists of the removal of various debris (branches, stumps, and construction material) and growth which obstructs stream flow.
The Traffic crew is responsible for maintaining, servicing, repairing, installing and removing street signs and regulatory traffic control signs in proper condition, in conformance with current regulations. This crew also provides for the line striping and pavement markings on Township streets. In addition, this crew is responsible for the maintenance of traffic control signals at 41 intersections under Township control.
This Division also provides for and regulates snow removal and sanding or salting operations. During the snow season, all Road Division employees and all employees in the Department of Public Works who are qualified are utilized in the snow removal and ice control operation. In addition, private contractors are hired to assist the Road Division if needed.
The Division of Roads is headed by the Superintendent of Roads, with offices located at the Department of Public Works Garage complex at 201 Dey Road.