Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930
908-879-5100

MISSION STATEMENT

Chester Township Public Works serves all of the residents in Chester Township by enhancing the quality of life and relationships within our community.

Seasonal and ongoing activities include:

  • General road repairs, as well as snow and ice removal, on the Township’s roadway network
  • Maintenance of the Township’s police, rescue, and administrative vehicles
  • Traffic sign maintenance and roadway striping of all municipal roads
  • Electronic waste recycling collection at DPW building the first Saturday and Wednesday of every month
  • Fleet Maintenance of all mechanized vehicles and equipment for: Chester Police, Chester First Aid Squad, Emergency Management, Administrative Vehicles, Public Works, Parks, and Chester Board of Education
  • Maintenance of Chester Township parks and the Chester Township Municipal Building
  • Repairs to Township-owned facilities.

Questions regarding how we make decisions about road improvement projects? View this presentation titled ‘Roads 101’ presented by DPW Chief Craig Reiner.

To report a pothole please e-mail creiner@chestertownship.org

Tentative Schedule for Road Maintenance 2019:

Mill and Pave:

  • Fox Chase Rd. from bridge to Old Chester Rd.
  • Oakdale Rd.
  • Colby Farm Rd. (completed)
  • Fox Chase Rd. (completed)
  • Furnace Rd.

In House Paving:

  • Pleasant Hill Way
  • Golf Course Rd.

Reclaim:

  • Spring Lake Dr.
  • Bamboo Ln.
  • Pond View Rd.

Seal Coating:

  • Long View Rd.
  • Orchard Dr.
  • Tannersbrook Rd.
  • Valley Place
  • Chester Place
  • Hacklebarney Rd. to Mill

Microsealing:

  • Melrose Dr.
  • Spinnelo Ln.
  • Christina Ct.
  • Old Forge
  • Tiger Brook Ln.
  • Emmons Path
  • Skinner Trail
  • Bell Ct.
  • Twinbrook Trail

MAILBOX DAMAGE

Click here to view the ordinance covering the damage to mailboxes caused by official Township activities (snow plowing) and reimbursement. Reports of damaged mailboxes due to Township plows should be directed to the DPW Secretary, Mary Nowicki, at 908-879-5916 x319.

Placing a new mailbox

Here are some helpful guidelines to follow when installing a mailbox:

  • Position your mailbox 41″ to 45″ above ground level.
  • Place your mailbox 6″ to 8″ back from the curb. If you do not have a raised curb, contact your local postmaster for guidance.
  • Put your house or apartment number on the mailbox.
  • If your mailbox is on a different street from your house or apartment, put your full street address on the box.
  • Mailboxes take a beating from the weather, so we recommend an annual mailbox checkup to avoid damage to your mail or difficulty identifying your address.
  • Tighten loose hinges on the door.
  • Take care of rusty or loose parts.
  • Replace missing or faded house numbers.
  • Keep the path to your mailbox clear.

During snow removal operations sometimes mailboxes are damaged due to improper installation. In an effort to prevent damage to your mailbox, please see the following USPS installation instructions. It is important to note that both the height and the distance from the curb or shoulder measurements should be followed accordingly.

https://www.usps.com/manage/mailboxes.htm

Craig Reiner
Superintendent
Work Phone: (908) 879-5916 x310
Categories: Public Works
Updated 3 months ago. Return to top.
Kevin Collins
Asst. Superintendent
Work Phone: (908) 879-5916 x315
Categories: Public Works
Updated 3 months ago. Return to top.
Mary Nowicki
DPW Secretary
Work Phone: (908) 879-5916 x319
Categories: Public Works
Updated 3 months ago. Return to top.
Aaron Drake
Parks Maintenance
Work Phone: (908) 879-5916
Categories: Public Works
Updated 3 months ago. Return to top.
Bill Cole
Road Foreman
Work Phone: (908) 879-5916 x317
Categories: Public Works
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.
Andrew Olver
Fleet Maintenance
Work Phone: (908) 879-5916 x313
Categories: Public Works
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.
Michael Stivale
Fleet Maintenance
Work Phone: (908) 879-5916 x318
Categories: Public Works
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.