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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | 973-881-4000
"Rich History, Bright Future"

Road Department

Kenneth Simpson
Supervisor of Roads
307 Pennsylvania AvePaterson, NJ 07505
973-881-4500
kenneths@passaiccountynj.org
The Passaic County Road Operations Division maintains and repairs all county roadways, culverts, catch basins, guide rails, and pavement on county bridges. This consists of 247 miles of roadway throughout 16 municipalities. 


Roadways are maintained curb to curb for pavement, drainage system, street cleaning, and leaf collection and snow/ice control. Within County Right-of-Ways traffic signals and signal systems, regulatory, warning and guide signs and trees are maintained. The services/programs carried out by the Division are to provide for the safe passage of both motorists and pedestrians while using County roads

County Vehicles

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. Also, this division 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.

Other Services

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.