8:30 - 4:30
The Bernardsville Public Works department comprises three divisons:
The Road Department’s nine employees are responsible for our 53 miles of Borough roadways and the Borough right of ways including: road maintenance and repair, winter plowing and salting, clearing vegetation, ensuring lines of sight, Storm sewer and catch basin maintenance and repairs, leaf collection, storm cleanup, street and regulation sign installation and repair, setting up detours for road closures and Borough events, along with operations of the Borough Compost Facility. Additionally, the Borough mechanic maintains the fleet of Police, Inspector, and Public Works vehicles and heavy equipment.
The Road Department performs the following functions on the 53 miles of Borough streets and roads. Maintenance and repair of Borough streets and roads
To report a road, tree or storm sewer problem call 908-766 3000 x 127 or email email@example.com For emergencies outside of M - F 7:00am – 3:30pm hours call the Police Dispatch @ 908-766-0037
Road resurfacing status
Five (5) Year Road Repair Plan
New Road Moratorium Guidelines
The Buildings and Grounds Department’s three employees are responsible for routine maintenance and repairs of Borough Hall, the Library, facilities, vegetation and fields at the Polo Grounds, Kiwanis Field, Peter’s Park, Claremont Field, the Rose Bowl, the Pool Complex, Basketball courts and other properties owned by the Borough. Contractors provide additional services at Borough property including grass cutting, lawn maintenance, parking lot snow plowing, and sidewalk clearing.
The Sewer Department’s five (5) employees are responsible for maintenance and operation of the wastewater treatment plant adjacent to the Rose Bowl, the 19 miles of sewer mains, 540 manholes, and 6 pumping stations that provide wastewater services to nearly 1,600 residences (approximately 55%) in Bernardsville. Services include on call 24 x 7 service for sewer blockages and other emergencies. Additionally they perform commercial property grease trap inspections.
The Bernardsville Sewer Department provides services for almost 1,600 residences (approximately 55% of residences), including but not limited to:
Note that homeowners are responsible for the sewer laterals from the house to the Borough sewer main in the street.
In the event of a sewer backup:
Please call the Sewer Department @ 908-766-1151 or the Police Dispatch @ 908-766-0037 outside of M - F 6:30am – 3:00pm hours.
The Sewer Department will inspect the town manholes to check for a blocked sewer main and unclog the blockage if it exists. If no blockage exists in the town sewer main, the homeowner is responsible for unclogging the blockage.
After Hours Contact:
908-766-0037, Ext. 0
Public Works Manager
John M. Macdowall
Assistant to the Public Works Manager
8:00am - 4:00pm
Sewer Plant Operator
6:30am - 3:00pm
Streets & Roads Manager
908-766-3000, Ext. 127
7:00am - 3:30pm