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Due to the rough winter, Essex County, New Jersey is experiencing the wost potholes problem in almost thirty years. Essex County workers on average fix 100 potholes a day!

Public Works by the Numbers

215

miles of county roads

360

fixed bridges and culverts

30,000

street lights and traffic signs

51

buildings with a total of

2,259,380

sq. feet of public buildings

3,000

light bulbs changer per year

200

tons of hot mix asphalt for pavement repairs

783,969

citizens served

Welcome to the Department of Public Works

The official website for the Department of Public Works is your 24-hour resource for finding county public works information, requesting county services and more.

Our mission is to enhance and sustain a healthy quality of life for every citizen and customer by providing efficient administration, planning, maintenance, construction management and technical engineering of the county's infrastructure. There is always a lot happening. Working together we will continue Putting Essex County First!

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Current Projects View all

Essex County Roadways Paving 2014

Essex County, NJ

South Orange Ave. Improvements

Maplewood & Milburn, NJ

Parking Deck at South Mountain Recreation Complex

West Orange, NJ

Local Concept Development Study For Clay Street Bridge Over Passaic River

Borough of East Newark & City of Newark, NJ




Helpful Resources

The Seal of Essex County

The County of Essex, NJ Website

essex-countynj.org

NJDOT

New Jersey Department of Transportation

state.nj.us/transportation
511

Travel and Transit info with Live Traffic Cameras

511nj.org
NJTPA

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

njtpa.org