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The Department of Public Works is responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the county roads, bridges and drainage systems. The County of Bergen is comprised of approximately 240 square miles. There are over 450 miles of county roads, 173 county bridges, 358 signalized intersections and over one million square feet of buildings occupied by the county. This department also maintains records of plans and specifications of intersections, county buildings, bridges and roadways, traffic ordinances, as well as, other pertinent data including review of major building developments affecting the county infrastructure.

The Department of Public Works consists of six divisions, Operations, Engineering, Administration, Mosquito, Mail Room and General Services, working together, to keep the county’s highways, bridges, creeks, culverts, and buildings in good condition, while maintaining mosquito control for the health of the county’s residents.

The Department of Public Works also oversees all construction projects within the county in addition to the repair and maintenance within county owned buildings and property, custodial and janitorial services, telephone operations, and the preparation of plans for new buildings. The Administrative Garage falls under the authority of the Public Works Department. The maintenance and repair of all county vehicles is undertaken by mechanics working on the over 1,000 county owned vehicles and equipment.

The Department of Public Works sponsors a tree replacement program each year for all municipal government agencies to participate in. Additionally, the department participates in energy reduction initiatives sponsored by PSE&G and Rockland Electric. Public Works has undertaken the initiative to install LED green and red traffic lights resulting in reduced maintenance and energy saving costs.

From bridges to roadways, to maintenance and administrative support, the Department of Public Works is a multi-faceted agency working today for a better tomorrow.