Department of Public
The Department of Public Works is
comprised of five (5) Departments; Road, Sewer, Building
and Grounds, Parks and Fleet Maintenance.
It is the mission of Bridgewater
Public Works to provide effective street maintenance,
storm and sanitary sewer management, environmentally
responsible drainage, yard waste management, accessible,
secure and properly maintained buildings, clean and safe
parks and maintenance of entire fleet of Township
vehicles and equipment.
Functions of Public Works include
but are not limited to the following:
Repair of potholes, patching of
roads, sweeping of streets, repair of inlets and catch
basins, maintenance of street and traffic signs and
removal of dead deer from roads. Maintenance of
sanitary sewer main lines, cleaning of flow channels and
catch basins/inlets. Ground maintenance in parks,
properties and facilities and maintenance/repair of all
Township owned vehicles and equipment.
note of our new address and phone number:
411 Chimney Rock Rd.
908-725-6300 Ext. 6000
SNOW REMOVAL (SIDEWALKS)
Owners or tenants of any land
next to Township public streets must remove all snow and
ice from sidewalks within 12 hours of daylight after
snowfall has stopped. Snow should be kept on the owner’s
property and not moved into the street so that traffic
safety is not impacted. If the sidewalk is covered with
ice that the owners or tenants cannot remove, the
sidewalk must be thoroughly covered with sand, ashes or
rock salt within 24 hours after the snowfall has
Snow that is not removed from
sidewalks or ice that is not treated within the time
provided above may be removed or treated by the Public
Works Department at the homeowner’s expense.
If you should come across a pothole on a Bridgewater
road, please report it to our Public Works Department by
Ext. 6000 or send an e-mail to
email@example.com and give us the
location of the pothole so that we can repair it
immediately. If the pothole is on a county road, call
Somerset County at (908) 541-5021 or click on this link
to complete an online roadway complaint inspection form:
And if the pothole is on a state highway, call
the New Jersey Department of Transportation at (609)
292-4347 or click on this link:
SENIOR BRUSH PICKUP
courtesy to the Senior residents of Bridgewater the
Department of Public Works will operate our Senior Brush
Pickup Program beginning on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Residents must be at least 65 years old and call (908)
725-6300 extension 6000 to schedule an appointment.
Appointments are made on a first come first serve basis.
Brush must be no longer than 5
feet in length
Piles must be
stacked neatly in one direction
Brush must be placed at curb line
If the above
conditions are not performed, they cannot be picked up.
If you have any questions please contact the Department
of Public Works at (908) 725-6300 extension 6000 or