Mon-Thurs: 8am-4pm
Friday: 8am-2pm


15 Mountain Blvd
Watchung, NJ 07069

Hours: M-F from 8am-4pm
Phone: 908.756.0080
Address: 15 Mountain Blvd
Watchung, NJ 07069

Engineering / Public Works

Contact Us

15 Mountain Boulevard
Watchung, NJ 07069

(908) 756-0091

Household Waste Collection

Regular Household Waste Collection for the Watchung Residents ONLY:

All State Waste Management 908-232-6579
DeLuca Disposal Solutions 1-844-335-8221
Midco 908-561-8380
P & P Disposal 908-322-2667
Pinto Brothers 908-561-8231
Waste Management 800-869-5566
X-Cel 908-756-9959

Bulky Waste Collection

Access the Bulky Waste Collection Application and submit it to Maria Fittipaldi in the Department of Public Works. Be sure to circle your district numberMaterials must be out at the curb by 7:00 AM on the Monday of your designated week.

Please remember the following:

  • For computers, other electronics and household hazardous waste, contact Somerset County Recycling Division at (732) 469-3363
  • For freezer/refrigerators, contact NJ Clean Energy Program at (866) 657-6278.
  • Bulky waste CANNOT contain: construction materials, regular household garbage, flammable explosive waste, containers with excessive liquid or other mandatory recyclable materials

CLICK HERE to purchase a Bulky Waste Collection Permit.

**Permit stickers will NOT be mailed to residents. Your information will be sent directly to the trash hauler.**

Upcoming Engineering Projects

The Borough has several projects underway. Check out the presentation on emergency repairs to various culvert and below are two additional projects underway:

Project: FY2020 & 2021 NJDOT Municipal Aid Improvements to Various Roadways

  • Nottingham Drive (from Hill Hollow Road to Cul-de-sac)
  • Hill Hollow Road (from Valley Road to Johnston Drive)
  • Elsinore Drive (from Valley Road to Sherwood Drive)
  • Friar Lane (from Cul-de-sac to Cul-de-sac)
  • Sherwood Drive (from Friar Lane to Elsinore Drive)
  • Johnston Drive (from Woodledge Road to Valley Drive)

Project: FY 2022 NJDOT Municipal Aid Improvements to Various Roadways

  • Johnson Drive (from Valley Drive to Camp Endeavor Road)
  • Scott Drive (from Winter Land to Washington Drive)
  • Old Somerset Road (from Orchard Road to Corey Lane)

Hillcrest Road, CR531, Watchung & Warren
Hillcrest Road is a major north - south commuter link from Route 78 to Route 22. Average daily traffic volumes exceed 20,000 vehicles per day. The project limits extend from a point that is approximately 600 feet south of High Oaks Drive/Ridge Road north to the I‐78 interchange. Current traffic patterns exhibit heavy weekday traffic in both the morning and evening rush hours.

Information regarding this project as well as an outline of safety improvements can be accessed by clicking on the side “Hillcrest Road.” Check out the county’s webpage for any updates regarding this project

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