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  • June 2015 : Please be aware that we sprayed for mosqutios in the following towns Caldwell, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Livingston, Millburn, North Caldwell, Roseland, West Caldwell on June 10th via low flying helicopters
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    Public Works by the Numbers

    450

    lane 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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    Interactive County Map



    Use the interactive map to find information that's relevant to you! Now you can browse the County Street Sweeping and Leaf Pickup Schedules by location.

    Upcoming Events View all




    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