Roadways are maintained curb to curb for pavement, drainage system, street cleaning, leaf collection and snow and ice control. Within County Right-of-Ways traffic signals and signal systems, regulatory, warning and guide signs and trees are maintained. The services and programs carried out by the Division are to provide for the safe passage of both motorists and pedestrians while using County roads.
All Passaic County vehicles, except the Sheriff’s Office and Para Transit vehicles, are repaired, maintained, and given the State Motor Vehicle Inspection by the Operations Division. This division also has a sign shop, which makes custom signs for Passaic County events, lettering for offices and vehicles, signs for county road resurfacing, and directional signs for roadways.
During the year this department loans equipment and manpower to various municipalities for their use when needed. Use of heavy construction equipment, cranes, paving machines, and rollers are a few examples. This department also assists the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office with the Sheriff’s Labor Assistance Program. The Operations Division is also part of the Emergency First Responder Program for Passaic County and is prepared to assist during emergencies.