Department of Public Works

Image of New ProvidenceThe Department of Public Works manages a wide range of maintenance and improvement projects throughout the borough, including: maintaining all roadways in the Borough (except county roads); repaving roads; pothole patching; storm drain maintenance; storm drain installation; brook maintenance; sign work; tree work; plowing roads; salting roads and plowing borough parking lots. In addition, this Department handles traffic light maintenance; borough building maintenance; ball field maintenance; maintaining various borough buildings; leaf pickup; street sweeping; maintaining borough fleet; drainage work; Christmas tree pickup; skating pond maintenance; general citizen complaints; delivering barricades for block parties and upgrading all storm drains to meet D.E.P new storm water regulations.

Public Works Yard
Located at 4 Park Place.

Beginning April 29, 2016 the new hours for the recycling center are:

1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 9 AM – 1 PM .  This change is due to ongoing illegal dumping.

Information regarding garbage collection, recycling, bulk collection, and other services can be found in the 2016 Borough Calendar


Office Hours

7 AM to 3:30 PM Monday – Friday. The Department of Public Works is located on Park Place (near Oakwood Park).

Contact Numbers
Public Works Manager/Director – James – 908-665-1076

Assistant Manager – Robert – 908-665-1076

Chief Mechanic – Ralph – 908-665-1076

Assistant Foreman, Streets and Roads – Scott – 908-665-1076

Maintenance Mechanic – Greg – 908-665-1400

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