The Essex County Department of Public Works maintains public infrastructure, and ensures a healthy, safe and natural environment. We are committed to providing efficient and effective high quality customer service to the citizens and visitors of Essex County.It's more than just roads. Public Works Crews are always at work building and maintaining our County infrastructure, ensuring our wastewater and stormwater systems are fully operational, and of course, ensuring our roads are safe.
The Department consists of six divisions responsible for a variety of activities. These range from the construction and maintenance of roads and highways in the unincorporated areas of the county, to the management of the region's public facilities.